- /yungz"town'/, n.a city in NE Ohio. 115,436.
* * *City (pop., 2000: 82,026), northeastern Ohio, U.S. Located on the Mahoning River, near the Pennsylvania border, it was founded in 1797.Ohio's first furnace to produce iron was built nearby in 1805. In 1855 the Sault Sainte Marie locks were opened, making the rich iron ores from the upper Great Lakes region available; railroad lines were later built to transport ores and coal to Youngstown. By 1920 it had become one of the largest steel-producing centres in the U.S. Its products now include aluminum, rubber, and paper products. Youngstown State University was established in 1908.
* * *city, Mahoning and Trumbull counties, seat (1876) of Mahoning county, northeastern Ohio, U.S. It lies along the Mahoning River, near the Pennsylvania border, and is equidistant (65 miles [105 km]) from Cleveland (northwest) and Pittsburgh (southeast). Youngstown is the heart of a steel-industrial (steel) complex that includes the cities of Warren, Niles, Campbell, Struthers, and Girard. The region was part of the Western Reserve until John Young, a surveyor from New York, purchased a tract of land there from the Connecticut Land Company (1797) and laid out a town (Young's town). James Hillman, a local trader, was responsible for the early development of the community, which was organized as a town in 1802. Also in that year, James and Daniel Heaton built Ohio's first furnace at nearby Yellow Creek to produce iron by reducing ore with charcoal and limestone. Later, it was discovered that locally mined block coal could be used directly for iron smelting. After the 1855 opening of the first Sault Ste. Marie locks, rich iron ores from the upper Great Lakes region could be transported to Youngstown and its neighbouring steel centres; subsequently, four main railroad lines and four branch lines were built to move ores and coal to Youngstown. By 1920 the city had become one of the largest steel-producing centres in the United States. Youngstown still produces steel but in much smaller quantities after some major mill closings in the 1970s; other manufactures include aluminum, tools, rubber, electronic components, plastics, office furniture and cabinets, and aircraft and automotive parts.Youngstown State University was first established as a night school (1908). In the city are the Butler Institute of American Art, the Youngstown Playhouse, and the DeYor Performing Arts Center, home of the Youngstown Symphony. The Youngstown Historical Center of Industry and Labor chronicles the history of the steel and iron industry in the area. The city's scenic Mill Creek Park is bisected by a 6-mile- (10-km-) long gorge with three lakes and a waterfall; it is the site of the Ford Nature Education Center, a golf course, hiking and cycling trails, and several historic landmarks. Inc. village, 1848; city, 1867. Pop. (2000) city, 82,026; Youngstown-Warren-Boardman MSA, 602,964; (2005 est.) city, 82,837; Youngstown-Warren-Boardman MSA, 593,168.
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