Pittsburg

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Pittsburg

County:

Polk

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Latitude / Longitude:

27° 39′ 14″ N, 81° 30′ 9″ W

Elevation:

105 ft (32 m)

Time Zone:

Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)

Comments:

Pittsburg is a town in southern Polk County, Florida, United States at Latitude 27.65361 and Longitude: -81.50278, named for the industrial heritage of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Its elevation is 105 feet (32 m). It was mostly known for phosphate mining and a heavy industry rail spur (since abandoned), used mainly for transporting phosphates and cattle. It is approximately five miles (8 km) north of Avon Park, Florida.

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