Peters Township is located about 15 miles south of Pittsburgh in the northeastern corner of Washington County. With a population of around 22,250, this 19.5 square mile township, with a rich sense of tradition, is quickly changing from a rural farm community to a suburban upper-middle class neighborhood. That unique rural charm, an excellent school system, quality recreation programs & facilities, spacious wooded building lots and easy access to plenty of shopping and dining establishments are just a few of the reasons people have chosen to live in this remarkable suburban community. Peters Township is a great place to Live, Work and Play! Residents of Peters Township enjoy the urban qualities of a healthy and diverse economy, high quality health care, excellent educational institutions, plenty of retail shopping and numerous cultural and personal services. At the same time, they appreciate the comforts and conveniences of a suburban lifestyle – friendly people, quaint locations, plenty of green space and a safe environment to call home. Peters Township is a community with many employment opportunities in a variety of areas, such as finance and insurance, health care, real estate and construction, professional services, the high tech industry, oil and gas exploration and educational institutions. Convenient to downtown Pittsburgh and Washington PA, many employment opportunities are readily available. In 1976, the Peters Township’s Home Rule Charter became effective. It operates in the format of a township council and manager. All departments, including fire, library, police and public works, offer high quality service to the residents of Peters Township.
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