Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Beaver Falls

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BEAVER FALLS, a borough in Beaver co., Pa., on the Beaver river, near its junction with the Ohio, and on the Pennsylvania and New York Central railroads, 7 miles N. of Beaver, the county-seat. It has natural gas; good water power for manufacturing; produces steel, iron, wire, glass ware, pottery, shovels, etc. It is the seat of Geneva College (Reformed Presbyterian). Pop. (1910) 12,191; (1920) 12,802.