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Canonsburg is a town in Washington County, Pennsylvania, 18 miles (29 km) southwest of Pittsburgh. Canonsburg was laid out by Colonel John Canon in 1789 and incorporated in 1802. The town is in a rich coal district, and most of the town's work force once worked in local steel mills or coal mines. Canonsburg's population in 1910, including South Canonsburg, which was annexed in 1911, was 5,588; in 1920 it was 10,632; and in 1940 it was 12,599. The population was 8,992 at the 2010 census. Interstate 79 and Route 19 pass through the town, as do several railroad lines. The active railroad system in Canonsburg is now The Pittsburgh and Ohio Central Railroad. A trolley used to operate from Washington, Pennsylvania to Pittsburgh through Canonsburg until 1953. Canonsburg was home to singers Perry Como and Bobby Vinton, Bobby Shawn, Esther "Essie" Scott, the first African-American female to be recognized in Canonsburg's Bi-Centennial Publication, Bill Schmidt, Olympian bronze medalist in the javelin throw in Munich, 1972, the only American to ever medal in that event, and Bishop Theodosius Lazor, Metropolitan Bishop for the Orthodox Church in America. Jonathan Letterman, the "Father of Battlefield Medicine" during the Civil War, was also born in Canonsburg. The town was the birthplace of the members of the vocal group, The Four Coins, popular in the 1950s and 60s. The town is home to Sarris Candies and is adjacent to the Southpointe office park located in Cecil Township, which has a number of large corporate tenants. Yenko Chevrolet, one of largest and most notorious custom muscle car shops of the late 1960s and early 1970s, was also located in Canonsburg. Canonsburg is home to the Pittsburgh Cougars. They are a United Junior Hockey League team. The Cougars home is the Iceoplex at South Pointe just outside Canonsburg. The second-largest Fourth of July parade in the state of Pennsylvania, second only to Philadelphia, is held in Canonsburg. In the weeks leading up to the parade, the town frequently gains media attention for its residents setting up folding chairs along the town's main street to stake claim to prime viewing areas. Canonsburg is home to an annual Oktoberfest. In the television series "Supernatural", the town is said to be featured in episode 5 of season 4, taking place in the town while the Oktoberfest celebration is occurring. The borough is served by the Canon-McMillan School District.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Canonsburg in United States. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Canonsburg like a local. When planning a trip to Canonsburg, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Pittsburgh. Take a short trip from Canonsburg and set some time aside to explore the Pittsburgh. Dotted with places like Pnc Park, Duquesne Incline, Phipps Conservatory; it will definitely be a good idea. To reach Canonsburg, hop on a flight to airport which is the nearest major Erie International Airport, Pittsburgh International Airport. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

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Facts and Stats for Canonsburg*

  • Pollution Statistics in Canonsburg

    Know the pollution level of Canonsburg before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 37.9 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 60.58 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 35.58 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 44.23 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 35.58 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 31.73 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 25.86 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 13.46 (Very Low)
  • Canonsburg: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Canonsburg for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Canonsburg.

    • Burglary and Theft 35.16 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 32.81 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 38.28 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 32.26 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 33.59 (Low)
    • Drug offense 54.84 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 80.47 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 53.91 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 34.38 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 24.22 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 46.77 (Moderate)
  • Living in Canonsburg - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Canonsburg is 163.54 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 61.95 (High)
    • Climate Index 73.55 (High)
    • Pollution Index 43.75 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 43.33 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 81.04 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 71.45 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 1.41 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 119.8 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Canonsburg

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Canonsburg

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.53 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 73.6 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 42.86 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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