Smock, Pennsylvania

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Smock, Pennsylvania
Smock is located in Pennsylvania
Smock
Smock
Smock is located in the United States
Smock
Smock
Coordinates: 39°59′59″N 79°46′39″W / 39.99972°N 79.77750°W / 39.99972; -79.77750Coordinates: 39°59′59″N 79°46′39″W / 39.99972°N 79.77750°W / 39.99972; -79.77750
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyFayette
TownshipsFranklin, Menallen
Area
 • Total1.5 sq mi (4.0 km2)
 • Land1.5 sq mi (4.0 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
1,004 ft (306 m)
Population
 • Total583
 • Density373/sq mi (144.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
15480
FIPS code42-71456
GNIS feature ID2631305

Smock is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Franklin and Menallen townships in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is located roughly halfway between the borough of Perryopolis and the city of Uniontown, and is part of the Pittsburgh metropolitan area. As of the 2010 census the population was 583.[1]

The community is located along Redstone Creek, which forms the boundary between Franklin and Menallen townships. Pennsylvania Route 51, a four-lane highway, forms the eastern edge of the CDP. Route 51 leads north 7 miles (11 km) to Perryopolis and south 8 miles (13 km) to Uniontown, the county seat. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Smock CDP has a total area of 1.5 square miles (4.0 km2), all of it land.[1]

The community has the name of Samuel Smock, the original owner of the town site.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001), Smock CDP, Pennsylvania". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved July 27, 2016.
  2. ^ Moyer, Armond; Moyer, Winifred (1958). The origins of unusual place-names. Keystone Pub. Associates. p. 121.

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