Creighton, Pennsylvania
Creighton is located in Pennsylvania
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°35′14″N 79°46′42″W / 40.58722°N 79.77833°W / 40.58722; -79.77833
CountryUnited States
TownshipEast Deer
863 ft (263 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
Area code(s)724, 878

Creighton is an unincorporated community in East Deer Township, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States;[1] it is located in western Pennsylvania within the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Statistical Area, approximately 20 miles (32 km) northeast of Pittsburgh. Creighton is situated along the Allegheny River at Pool 3. The latitude of Creighton is 40.587N, while the longitude is -79.778W. Creighton appears on the New Kensington West U.S. Geological Survey Map. It is in the Eastern Standard time zone with an elevation of 863 feet (263 m) above sea level.[1]

The Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company was founded in Creighton; its first plant was opened along the river in 1883.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Creighton". Geographic Names Information System. 2009. Retrieved 2009-11-25.
  2. ^ "The History of Glass Manufacturer PPG Industries". PPG Industries. Retrieved 2009-06-06.