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Sewickley is a borough in Allegheny County, in the Pittsburgh metro area.
One tradition says the name derives from Indian term for "sweet water," while another says the community was named for an Indian tribe
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Pennsylvania named Sewickley. For links to other places called Sewickley, PA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Sewickley is 40.536N. The longitude is -80.184W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 741 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,769.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Sewickley demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Allegheny County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Pittsburgh area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 15143 ZIP code.
22% of Sewickley residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Sewickley ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Sewickley was $30,571, compared with $21,587 nationally.
45% of Sewickley residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Sewickley, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $488. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,258.
Libraries in Sewickley include Sewickley Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Sewickley include Sewickley Herald
Allegheny County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Sewickley political report.
The average commute time for Sewickley workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Sewickley include Sewickley Country Inn.
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