The New Student's Reference Work/Beaver Falls, Pa.
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Beaver Falls, Pa., a borough of Beaver County, thirty miles northwest of Pittsburg, located on the Beaver River near its junction with the Ohio. It has excellent water power and in addition there is an abundant supply of coal and natural gas; hence it is an important manufacturing point, the principal products being fence wire, nails, shovels, files, saws and other articles manufactured from the finer grades of steel. Pottery is produced to some extent and also glassware. Here is located Geneva College, an institution affiliated with the United Presbyterian denomination, having in attendance a large body of students. Population, 12,191.