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The Borough of Shanksville is located in Somerset County in the state of Pennsylvania (PA).

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Shanksville is a borough in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States, with a population of 245, as of the 2000 census. It is part of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area and is approximately 60 miles (approximately 80 miles driving) southeast from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Shanksville came to international attention during the September 11 attacks when United Airlines Flight 93 crashed in adjacent Stonycreek Township.

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Shanksville Latitude: 40.0176 Longitude: -78.9078
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The Zip Code for Shanksville, PA is: 15560

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Shanksville Pennsylvania Physical Characteristics:

The Borough of Shanksville has an area of 0.2 square miles
  • Land: 0.19724749034749 Sq. Mi. (100.00%)
  • Water: 0 Sq. Mi.(0.00%)
The Shanksville Borough takes up 0.0% of the area of Somerset County.

Map Location Coordinates:

  • Latitude: +40.0173508
  • Longitude: -078.9069213
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Shanksville, PA Climate Information:

  • Average Rainfall: 38.82 inches
  • Average Snowfall: 97.8 inches
*Based on annual average for Weather Station USC00361073 BUCKSTOWN 1 SE
Latitude: 40.0631 Longitude: -78.8422 Elevation: 749.8 feet.

Shanksville, PA Population Data:

According to the 2010 U.S. Census, the population of Shanksville was 237 people, which is 0.3 % of the entire population of Somerset County.


  • 52.74% Male
  • 47.26% Female


  • 95.359% White
  • 0.422% Black
  • 0.422% Asian
  • 0.42% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 0.00% Pacific Islander
  • 2.954% Mixed
  • 0.422% Other


  • 99.58% Not Hispanic or Latino
  • 0.42% Hispanic or Latino
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Shanksville, PA Housing Information:

Average Household Size: 2.7
Number of Residences: 98
  • Occupied: 88 (89.80%)
  • Vacant: 10 (10.20%)
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Shanksville-Stoneycreek School
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1325 Corner Stone Rd, Shanksville, Pennsylvania 15560-0000
Constance Hummel (814) 267-4649 (814) 267-4372 http://www.sssd.com
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