Clairton

Clairton, city (1990 pop. 9,656), Allegheny co., SW Pa., an industrial suburb of Pittsburgh, on the Monongahela River settled 1770, inc. 1903. Building materials, plastics, machinery, and coke products are manufactured. Coal mines are in the area.

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