Beaver County, Pennsylvania Genealogy


Unincorporated Communities of Beaver County

Byersdale

Byersdale is an unincorporated community in Harmony Township, Pennsylvania in the United States. The community is located in Beaver County along Pennsylvania Route 65, directly north of the confluence of the Ohio River and Legionville Run and directly south of Baden.

Byersdale is part of the Ambridge Area School District, although the mailing address for Byersdale residents is Baden.

Byersdale once boasted an Isaly's dairy store at the corner of Duss Avenue and Dearborn Street. It now has a business district basically confined to one block along Duss Avenue. The biggest business is Baruni's, a restaurant/bar that is in the former location of the Byersdale Hotel.


Cannelton

Cannelton is an unincorporated community located in Darlington Township, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, about 3 miles west of Darlington. Settled in 1795, the Darlington Cannel Coal Railroad was built there starting in 1852 eventually connecting to the Pennsylvania Railroad in New Galilee, Pennsylvania. Cannelton derived its name from the cannel coal that was mined there beginning in 1838.


Fombell

Fombell is an unincorporated community in Franklin Township, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States. Its U.S. postal zip code is 16123. Its elevation is 879 feet (268 m).

Located along the Connoquenessing Creek northwest of Zelienople, Fombell lies in the northeastern corner of Beaver County. It was originally the location of a station of the narrow gauge Pittsburgh and Western Railroad.


Frisco

Frisco is an unincorporated community in Franklin Township, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is located along Pennsylvania Route 288, southeast of Ellwood City. The area was the site of a tube mill during World War I.


Gringo

Gringo is an unincorporated community in Hopewell Township, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is located along Pennsylvania Route 151, near the border with Raccoon Township. The area was the site of an oil field in the late 19th and early 20th centuries; there was at least one functioning well operating until the 1960s. The community has disappeared from most contemporary maps, but lives on in the name of Gringo Road and a few business names.


Harshaville

Harshaville is an unincorporated community in Hanover Township, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is located near the junction of Pennsylvania Route 18 and U.S. Route 30, near Raccoon Creek State Park. The community is located at the terminus of Pennsylvania Route 151.


Kobuta

Kobuta is an unincorporated community in Potter Township, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is located along the Ohio River, due west of Monaca, southwest of Industry, and southeast of Beaver. The area was the site of a chemical plant during World War II, owned by the Koppers United Company, predecessor to Koppers Company, Inc. The company produced the chemical butadiene, an ingredient of synthetic rubber. The name of the area came from the combination of "Koppers" and "butadiene". The community has largely disappeared from modern maps, except for a few business names.


Source:   Wikipedia for Beaver County, Pennsylvania unincorporated communities.


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