Yukon, Pennsylvania

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Yukon, Pennsylvania
census-designated place
Station Street
Station Street
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyWestmoreland
Population (2010)
 • Total677
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)

Yukon is a census-designated place[1] located in South Huntingdon Township, Westmoreland County in the state of Pennsylvania. The community is located near Interstate 70 north of the village of Wyano. As of the 2010 census[2] the population was 677 residents.

Labor History[edit]

Yukon was the epicenter of the Slovak Strike of 1910-1911. On May 8, 1911 Westmoreland County Sheriff Deputies fired into a crowd of labor protesters

References[edit]

Coordinates: 40°12′45″N 79°40′58″W / 40.21250°N 79.68278°W / 40.21250; -79.68278