Pleasant Unity, Pennsylvania

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Pleasant Unity, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
Pleasant Unity PA, near intersection of Route 981 and Route 130
Pleasant Unity PA, near intersection of Route 981 and Route 130
Pleasant Unity is located in Pennsylvania
Pleasant Unity
Pleasant Unity
Coordinates: 40°14′22″N 79°27′03″W / 40.23944°N 79.45083°W / 40.23944; -79.45083Coordinates: 40°14′22″N 79°27′03″W / 40.23944°N 79.45083°W / 40.23944; -79.45083
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyWestmoreland
Elevation
1,083 ft (330 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
15676
Area code(s)724
GNIS feature ID1184057[1]

Pleasant Unity is an unincorporated community in a rural part of Unity Township, Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States.[1]. It is located at the junction of Pennsylvania Route 130 and Pennsylvania Route 981 6.3 miles (10.1 km) southeast of Greensburg.

Pleasant Unity has a post office with ZIP code 15676, which opened on November 2, 1825.[2][3]. The area covered by this zip code has a population of 437.[4]

The Jamison Coal and Coke Company operated an underground bituminous coal mine near Pleasant Unity during the period 1918 through the early 1960s. Known as Jamison No. 20, the mining complex was off Route 981, three miles north of the town. The company store was located on Route 981 at Phillips Street. The mine was served by the Unity Branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad. By 1940, it employed about 300 miners.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Pleasant Unity". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ United States Postal Service. "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved December 20, 2015.
  3. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved December 20, 2015.
  4. ^ "Zip Code 15676". United States Zip Codes. Retrieved 9 October 2018.
  5. ^ WESTMORELAND COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA: An Inventory of Historic Engineering and Industrial Sites (PDF). National Park Servic, U.S. Department of the Interior. p. 93-94, 103-104. Retrieved 9 October 2018.

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