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Shanksville is a borough in Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States, with a population of 237, as of the 2010 census. It is part of the Somerset, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area and is approximately 75 miles southeast of Pittsburgh.
Shanksville came to international attention during the September 11 attacks when United Airlines Flight 93, bound for San Francisco, crashed in adjacent Stonycreek Township. The mayor of Shanksville is Matt McDermott.
Shanksville is located at 40°1′2″N 78°54′21″W (40.017182, −78.905891), with the borough covering 0.2 square mile (0.5 km2), all land; it also has the seventh-highest elevation of boroughs in Pennsylvania, at 2,230 feet (680 m).
As of the census of 2000, there were 245 people comprising 96 households and 69 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,391.9 people per square mile (525.5/km2). There were 100 housing units at an average density of 568.1 per square mile (214.5/km2). The racial makeup of the borough was 100.00% white.
There were 96 households, out of which 32.3% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.2% were married couples living together, 12.5% had a female householder with no husband present, and 28.1% were non-families. 22.9% of all households were made up of individuals, and 9.4% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.55 and the average family size was 3.06.