Westmoreland County is the eighth largest county in Pennsylvania and has a population of more than 350,000. It was the first county developed west of the Allegheny Mountains and originally incorporated Fayette, Washington, Green and parts of Beaver, Allegheny, Indiana and Armstrong counties. The county is 1,025 square miles and is overflowing with beautiful rolling hills, four seasons of gorgeous scenery, lavish lakes and streams, and abundant wildlife.
The comprehensive transportation network of highways, airports and railways, along with the numerous industrial parks, and employment opportunities for almost any occupation, make owning a business and working in Westmoreland County an easy decision. The county possesses an excellent schooling system with several noteworthy colleges and universities, active economic and industrial development corporations, and one of the state’s most reputable and ever growing health care systems. Affordable housing, reasonable tax rates, and religious freedoms also contribute to why so many families move to the area.
Residents and tourists, alike, can take advantage of Westmoreland County’s rich history, numerous indoor and outdoor activities, beautiful state and county parks, and other recreational activities such as shopping, dining, and visiting museums.