Monongahela, Pennsylvania

Washington County


Monongahela is a town in Washington County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.


The city, which has about 4,760 inhabitants, covers an area of ​​5.5 km ².

The founding of Monongahela can be traced back to 1769. Thus, the city has been founded seven years before the founding of the United States in 1776 by ​​the three men, William Nowland, Peter Froman and James Linne.

On 9 July 1755, the British were defeated by the French in the Battle of the Monongahela.

Monongahela is the seat of the Church of Jesus Christ ( Bickertoniten ).

Sons and daughters of the town

  • Henrietta Leaver (1916-1993), ninth Miss America
  • Jay Chattaway ( born 1946 ), composer of film scores
  • Mitch Daniels ( b. 1949 ), politician and current governor of the state of Indiana
  • Roland Kibbee (1914-1984), Writer
  • Jim Renacci (born 1958 ), politician and member of the U.S. House of Representatives
  • Location in Pennsylvania
  • Location in North America
  • Washington County ( Pennsylvania)