🇺🇸 Slippery Rock is a borough in Butler County, Pennsylvania. Slippery Rock is included in the Greater Pittsburgh Region. It is home to Slippery Rock University of Pennsylvania, attended by nearly 9,000 students as a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. The post office for Slippery Rock Township was established in 1826 in the Ginger Hill area. The town of Ginger Hill was incorporated as a borough under the name Centreville in 1841, later changing its name to Slippery Rock in 1896.
Slippery Rock has a population of over 3,081 people. Slippery Rock also forms part of the Greater Pittsburgh metropolitan area which has a population of over 2,320,000 people. Slippery Rock is situated 82 km north of Pittsburgh.