Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Allegheny is located in the of the of Pennsylvania.

Allegheny is included in the , PA Metropolitan Statistical Area, and in the  Designated Market Area.

Allegheny was the first in to be given a  name.

It was named after the Lenape word for the Allegheny River. The meaning of “Allegheny” is uncertain.

It is usually said to mean “fine ”. Stewart says that the name may come from a Lenape account of an ancient mythical tribe called “Allegewi”, who lived along the before being taken over by the Lenape.