Carnegie is a borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, and is part of the Pittsburgh Metro Area. The population was 8,384 at the 2010 census. Carnegie is located approximately 8 miles (13 km) southwest of Pittsburgh. Carnegie's history dates back to the early 1800s when it was first settled by Scottish and Irish immigrants. The borough was named after Andrew Carnegie, a Scottish-American industrialist who made his fortune in the steel industry. Carnegie is home to several popular attractions, including the Andrew Carnegie Free Library and Music Hall, the Carnegie Science Center, and the Carnegie Museum of Natural History. The borough is also home to several parks, including Frick Park and Mellon Park. Downtown Carnegie is easily accessible by car and there is plenty of parking available. There are also several bus lines that run through the borough.