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Peanut is an unincorporated community and coal town in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States.

Peanut is located in Pennsylvania
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°20′9″N 79°18′55″W / 40.33583°N 79.31528°W / 40.33583; -79.31528Coordinates: 40°20′9″N 79°18′55″W / 40.33583°N 79.31528°W / 40.33583; -79.31528
CountryUnited States
1,178 ft (359 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
GNIS feature ID1183422[1]

Peanut was, because of its name, chosen by the Peanut Advisory Board for a celebration of peanut butter[2] and, on November 6, 1993, a 40-foot (12 m) long peanut butter and jelly sandwich – claimed to be the world's largest – was created in Peanut.[3][4]


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Peanut, Pennsylvania
  2. ^ Peanut Advisory Board (1994). "Peanut, Pennsylvania Celebrates Its Namesake". SO08 Silver Anvil Award. Retrieved August 18, 2014.
  3. ^ "Happy National PB & J Day". First Pioneer Insurance Agency. Retrieved August 18, 2014.
  4. ^ "Celebrating National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day". Foodimentary. Retrieved August 18, 2014.