Connellsville, PA, USA

The town of Connellsville is located approximately 35 miles southeast of Pittsburgh in the state of Pennsylvania, USA.

Originally founded as a borough on March 1, 1806, in February 1909, balloting in New Haven and Connellsville resulted in these two boroughs joining and becoming the first City in Fayette County on May 12, 1911, and currently has a population of 9,146, according to the 2000 census.

Around the beginning of the twentieth century, Connellsville was known as the coke capital of the world. The people here produced the coke to be used in the steel furnaces of Pittsburgh.

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