Springdale is a borough in northeastern Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, northeast of Pittsburgh along the Allegheny River. The population was 3,400 at the 2020 census. The borough became official in 1906, after breaking away from the township.
Springdale Borough was incorporated in 1906, when it broke away from the larger Springdale Township, and was named after the natural springs and the surrounding small valley, or the "dale". The area was originally inhabited by Native American tribes, but soon overtaken by Europeans. The town became a bustling railroad town and a hub for the coal industry in the late 1800s and the early 1900s. Today, Springdale is a quiet residential community with a small downtown area and a few small businesses.
The first European settlers arrived in the area in the early 1800s. Among these settlers were familiar names such as Pillow, Coe, Remaley, Henderson, Mellon, Brackenridge, Denny, Hanna, Keene, Shoop, and Moyer. Many s