Charming, engaging, and rural, this municipality features several pleasant neighborhoods.
Welcome to Murrysville
Located in Westmoreland County, roughly 20 miles east of Pittsburgh, Murrysville features a population of more than 20,000 residents scattered across the neighborhoods of Dunningtown, Newlonsburg, Ringertown, Sardis, and White Valley.
Occupying a total of 36.9 square miles, Murraystown is home to more than 8,000 households, and the median home value is just over $200,000.
Governed by a mayor and a seven-member council, Murrysville is served by the Franklin Regional School District, which operates five schools in this ZIP code.
What to Love
- Charming neighborhoods
- Only 20 miles from Pittsburgh
- Home to an excellent school district
People & Lifestyle
Voted as one of the best places to live in Pennsylvania, Murrysville is a sparse suburban area that attracts a large number of retirees. Families, who are attracted to the municipality for its excellent school system, are also a major part of the population.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
A range of dining opportunities exists in Murrysville. Local favorites include Juniper Grill, which
offers an American menu with a Southwestern flair; Madero Cantina, part of David Montanez’s suburban restaurant chain featuring fresh, flavorful authentic Mexican dishes inspired by the chef’s homes of Mexico City and the Riviera Maya; and Ginny’s, a neighborhood pizza joint that offers a hip and lively vibe.
Things to Do
Several events dominate the community calendar in Murrysville. Summer concerts in the park showcase a variety of local bands and food vendors, and a town farmers market offers local produce, baked goods, fresh flowers, food trucks, and live entertainment weekly from June through September.
Murrysville’s annual Trick or Treat on the Trail event allows costumed children the opportunity to collect treats provided by local businesses and organizations, and Santa at Sardis Park features campfires and s’mores, a bonfire, hot cocoa, cookies, and pictures with Santa himself.
Murrysville is home to a number of excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
- Franklin Regional High School, part of the Franklin Regional School District, ranked by US News & World Report as the 1,067th best high school nationally and the 36th top high school in Pennsylvania.