Yatesboro, Pennsylvania

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Yatesboro, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
Yatesboro is located in Pennsylvania
Yatesboro
Yatesboro
Coordinates: 40°48′00″N 79°20′03″W / 40.80000°N 79.33417°W / 40.80000; -79.33417Coordinates: 40°48′00″N 79°20′03″W / 40.80000°N 79.33417°W / 40.80000; -79.33417
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyArmstrong
TownshipValley
Elevation
1,132 ft (345 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
16263
GNIS feature ID1191863[1]

Yatesboro is an unincorporated community located in Cowanshannock Township, Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. The community is located 1.0 mile (1.6 km) west of Rural Valley. Yatesboro has a post office with ZIP code 16263.[2][3]

The elevation is 1,132 feet. Yatesboro appears on the Rural Valley U.S. Geological Survey Map. Armstrong County is in the Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours).

History[edit]

Yatesboro was founded as a company town on or about 1900, and built on farmland by the Rochester and Pittsburgh Coal and Iron Company.[4] It was one of 17 company towns sold in 1947: McIntyre, Coal Run, Iselin, Waterman, Lucernmines, Aultman, Ernest, Tidesdale, Coy, Luciusboro, Fulton Run, Nu Mine, Yatesboro, Margaret, Helvetia, Twin Rocks, and Yatesboro Lots.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Yatesboro". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ United States Postal Service. "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved November 11, 2018.
  3. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved November 11, 2018.
  4. ^ a b Susan Ferrandiz (2001). "Brief History of the Rochester and Pittsburgh Coal and Iron Company". Retrieved 11 November 2018.