Rowes Run, Pennsylvania

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Rowes Run, Pennsylvania is a census-designated place located in Redstone Township, which is in Fayette County, Pennsylvania. The community was formerly part of the Grindstone-Rowes Run CDP, before it was split into two separate CDP's for the 2010 census. As of the 2010 census the population was 564.


Rowes Run was founded in 1907 by the Pittsburgh Coal Company. Also known as New Hill, it was named for a stream that ran through property owned by James Rowe, a prominent figure in the area. The mine located in the town was known as Colonial #3. In 1911, the town was acquired by the H. C. Frick Coke Company.

People from Rowes Run[edit]

One person of note from Rowes Run is one time Major League Baseball player Bobby Locke.

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Coordinates: 40°00′34″N 79°49′01″W / 40.00944°N 79.81694°W / 40.00944; -79.81694