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Armstrong County, Pennsylvania


"Smallest City in the U.S.A."

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History & History-related items

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Community events.


Statistics & Facts

The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.
The population of Parker is approximately 757 (2006), 840 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 356 (2000), 355 (2010).
The amount of land area in Parker is 2.839 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Parker is 1.10 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Parker to Washington DC is 210 miles.
The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 158 miles. (as the crow flies)
Parker is positioned 41.09 degrees north of the equator and 79.68 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Parker elevation is 1100 feet above sea level.
Parker per capita income is $ 14,627 (2000).
Parker median income is $ 33,500 (2005).
The Parker median home price is $ 82,100 (2005).


in western Pennsylvania about 50 miles from Pittsburgh near the confluence of the Clarion and Allegheny Rivers. Other nearby communities include Foxburg, Bruin, St Petersburg, Petrolia, Emlenton, Fairview, Karns City and Eau Claire.
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History & History Related Items

Parker City is the only Chartered City in Armstrong County

Parker City was the key to Pennsylvania Oil Boom in the 1800's
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The incorporation of Parker

1 March 1873


Parker House Hotel, Allegheny River, State Game Lands, Phillips Recreational Park, Community Days, Hunting and Fishing, Parker Boat Dock, Parker City VFD Sportman's Night, Three Churches - Presbyterian, Methodist, Roman Catholic

There is great Fishing on Bear Creek, Allgheny River, and Clarion River

Once home to the "Wickedest Man in America," Ben Hogan.

The City of Parker is undergoing a revitalization. With new recreational and business developments as well as great hunting, fishing, boating and hiking areas, Parker City is a great place to visit or live.
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Parker Community Events

Community Days
Held the first weekend in August
Event place: City of Parker
Event time: All weekend
Sponsored by: Parker Pool, Parker VFD


The population of Parker was:
1990 - 853
2000 - 799
2006 - 757
Median age:
2000 - 36.0 years

Median household income:
2000 - $ 29,844
2005 - $ 33,500

Median house value:
2000 - $ 62,300
2005 - $ 82,100

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