Peters Township

Welcome to Peters Township!

Home to popular residential communities like McMurray and Venetia, Peters Township is an upscale suburb of Pittsburgh tucked into the rolling hills of Washington County. Here, residents can take advantage of an award-winning school district, an ideal location a little over a half hour from Pittsburgh, as well as stunning homes at every price point.

Discover Your Suburban Oasis

Located 15 miles southwest of Pittsburgh, Peters Township serves as a true suburban paradise that feels worlds away from the city, all without sacrificing any everyday conveniences. Peters Township is broken up into two distinct communities—Venetia and McMurray—which both offer unique locales for anyone looking to embrace a relaxing lifestyle. Whether you're enjoying a show at Peterswood Park's amphitheater or exploring a local business on McMurray Road, you're sure to find something you love here in Peters Township.

A Snapshot of Peters Township

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Live, Work, and Play in Peters Township

Retail destinations

Most of Peters Township's businesses can be found along McMurray Road, the community's main thoroughfare. If you want to live like a local, stop by Heisler's Market to pick up some farm-fresh produce or a deliciously prepared meal. Bombash & Earley has some of the best homemade bath, body, and cosmetic products around, while Donaldson's Crossroads features all your everyday essentials in one convenient location.

Mouthwatering cuisine

Ready for a taste of Peters Township? This area is home to a number of top-notch restaurants, many of which have attracted diners for decades. Stop by Juniper Grill to sample some of the best tacos south of Pittsburgh, or plan a lavish date night at Arlecchino Ristorante. You'll also find plenty of locals dining at the Eat'n Park Diner or indulging in a pie courtesy of Fiori's Pizza.

A+ education

Peters Township is served by the Peters Township School District, which educates 3,979 students across five institutions. Children within the district can take advantage of countless opportunities, and high schoolers can enroll for early workforce training at the Western Area Career Technology Center.

PTSD has been recognized as one of the state's top-performing districts, as evidenced by its 80%+ proficiency rating in math and reading. The district has even achieved a coveted 99% graduation rate.

Nearby parks and recreation

Ready to spend some quality time in the outdoors? If your idea of a fun day involves kayaking or just spending time on the water, you won't want to miss Peters Lake Park in Canonsburg. Venetia's Peterswood Park offers everything from picnic pavilions to an amphitheater with year-round concerts. And if you love staying active, Peters Township Community Recreation Center has plenty of facilities, as well as rec programs.

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Wondering What's Around?

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Our Favorite Local Picks

Peters Lake Park

Find your tranquil oasis at Peters Lake Park, a 189-acre site with a distinct rolling topography and spectacular waterfront views. Take advantage of the on-site trail, fishing holes, and boating opportunities!

Head to the Lake »

Simmons Farm

Sample the best seasonal produce at Simmons Farm, an iconic market where you can even pick your own seasonal crops or get some greenhouse-grown plants.

Pick Your Own »

Mingo Creek County Park

As one of Washington County's most iconic parks, Mingo Creek has gained quite the reputation for its bright red covered bridge and rugged trails.

Cross the Bridge »

Trax Farms Market

For more than 150 years, Trax Farms has served some of the South Hills' freshest produce. They also host seasonal events and make their own ciders and wines.

Trek to Trax »

Discover Life in Peters Township

Eager to buy a home in Peters Township? Let The Jim Dolanch Team guide you to your perfect place in just the right neighborhood. We have all the details you need to know about life in Peters Township, and we'd be happy to help you navigate your real estate journey from start to finish.

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