This centrally located urban township has a strong hometown feel.
Welcome to Penn Hills
Located in Allegheny County, this 19-square-mile township is the second-largest municipality in the area, boasting a population of more than 42,000 residents.
Neighborhoods in Penn Hills include Blackridge, Churchill Valley, Crescent Hills, Eastmont, Eastvue, Laketon Heights, Lincoln Park, Milltown, Nadine, Newfield, North Bessemer, Penn Ridge, Point Breeze, Rosedale, Sandy Creek, Shannon Heights, Universal, Valemont Heights, Gascola, Shadow Shuttle, Frankstown West, Frankstown Estates, Eastwood, and Verona Hilltop.
Centrally located, Penn Hills offers plenty of good restaurants and acres of green space with an abundance of room for community gatherings. Hometown pride is big in Penn Hills — residents gather regularly for seasonal events and other happenings.
What to Love
- Second-largest municipality in the area
- Plenty of charming neighborhoods
- Acres of green space with an abundance of room for regular community gatherings
People & Lifestyle
There are some 20,000 households in Penn Hills, and the bulk of the population is made up of families.
Dining, Shopping & Entertainment
A variety of dining options exists in Monroeville. Local favorites include Mohans, a long-standing restaurant and bar serving a diverse American and Italian menu plus various craft beers; Verona Village Inn, famous for its generous portions of Northern Italian fare served in a cozy, bustling atmosphere; and Pasqualinos, a storied BYOB option for pizza, hot hoagies, and traditional Italian entrees.
Things to Do
There are acres of green space in Penn Hills. Local recreational hotspots include Penn Hills Community Park, Universal Park, and Turner Friendship Park. Throughout the summer, all three locations host free outdoor movie nights during which a family-friendly flick is projected on a large inflatable screen, and snacks are distributed by local community churches.
Penn Hills is home to a number of excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include: