Walston, Pennsylvania

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Walston is an unincorporated community in Jefferson County, in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.[1]

History[edit]

Walston had its start in about 1883 when the Buffalo, Rochester and Pittsburgh Railway was extended to the coal mines located there.[2] A post office has been in operation at Walston since 1885.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Walston, Pennsylvania
  2. ^ McKnight, William James (1917). Historical. J.H. Beers. p. 425.
  3. ^ "Jefferson County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 2 December 2015.

Coordinates: 40°57′54″N 78°59′41″W / 40.96500°N 78.99472°W / 40.96500; -78.99472