Pennsylvania Route 839 (PA 839) is a 21.29-mile-long (34.26 km) state highway located in Armstrong County, Pennsylvania. The southern terminus is at PA 85 in Cowanshannock Township. The northern terminus is at PA 28/PA 66 in South Bethlehem.

PA Route 839 marker

PA Route 839
Route information
Maintained by PennDOT
Length21.29 mi[1] (34.26 km)
Major junctions
South end PA 85 in Cowanshannock Township
North end PA 28 / PA 66 in South Bethlehem
Highway system
PA 838PA 840

Route descriptionEdit

PA 839 begins at an intersection with PA 85 in Cowanshannock Township, heading to the northeast through agricultural areas. The road curves to the north and continues into Wayne Township. After passing through more farmland, the route enters Dayton and becomes South State Street, passing homes. PA 839 turns east onto East Main Street and passes more development before turning north onto Milton Street. The road heads back into Wayne Township and enters farmland, crossing the Buffalo & Pittsburgh Railroad. From here, the route becomes an unnamed road and winds northeast through a mix of fields and woods, crossing over Mahoning Creek. PA 839 passes through Milton before entering Redbank Township and continuing north through a mix of hilly farms and woods, passing through McGregor. The road makes a turn to the west and heads through more rural areas, running through McWilliams. The route heads northwest before turning west into Mahoning Township and passing through areas of agriculture. PA 839 heads north into forested areas, where it makes a sharp turn to the west. The route enters South Bethlehem and continues north along Putneyville Road, passing homes before reaching its terminus at PA 28/PA 66.[2][3]

Major intersectionsEdit

The entire route is in Armstrong County.

Cowanshannock Township0.000.00  PA 85
South Bethlehem21.2934.26   PA 28 / PA 66 (West Broad Street) – Kittanning, New Bethlehem
1.000 mi = 1.609 km; 1.000 km = 0.621 mi

PA 839 TruckEdit



PA Route 839 Truck
LocationArmstrong County, Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Route 839 Truck is a truck route bypassing a weight-restricted bridge over Glade Run on which trucks over 35 tons and combination loads over 40 tons are prohibited. It was signed in 2013.

See alsoEdit


Route map:

KML is from Wikidata
  1. ^ a b Pennsylvania State Roads - 2010. Harrisburg, Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania Department of Transportation. 2010.
  2. ^ Google (April 30, 2011). "overview of Pennsylvania Route 839" (Map). Google Maps. Google. Retrieved April 30, 2011.
  3. ^ Armstrong County, Pennsylvania Highway Map (PDF) (Map). PennDOT. 2011. Retrieved April 30, 2011.