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Whitehall Borough

Whitehall Borough became an independent municipality in 1948 after separating from Baldwin Township and has been a home rule community since 1978. It is in the South Hills about six miles from Downtown, with Route 51 as the main link.

Although most of the homes are single-family dwellings, there are a representative number of apartments and town houses. The South Hills Country Club is located near the geographic center.

Amenities include a thriving public library, a large swimming pool, and four tennis courts. In addition, six ball fields and playgrounds are located throughout the borough. PAT bus lines serve the borough with quick access, via the Busway, to Downtown. A shopping center, Caste Village, offers a wide-range of services and products. Whitehall is named one of the two “Most Livable Communities” in Metropolitan Pittsburgh by PHH Technologies Services, a company that advises corporations on employee relocations.

Did You Know?

  • Whitehall is probably named after Silas D. Prior’s tavern on Brownsville Road, which was renamed White Hall in the 1850s. The building is still in existence, but is in Brentwood. Another possible source of the borough’s name is that the area, which used to be located within the township of Baldwin, was known as Whitehall Driving Park.
  • The Whitehall Public Library, which has a Hennen American Public Library 90th percentile Rating (HAPLR), making it one of the top 25 in the state.
  • Whitehall is recognized as a Banner Community by the Allegheny League of Municipalities for its efficient governance.

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Resources Supporting Whitehall Residents

Boys & Girls Club of Western Pennsylvania

Home 5432 Butler Street Pittsburgh PA 15201 Work Phone: 412-782-5710 Website: Boys & Girls Club of Western PA
Biography

Over 7,000 youth come to the Boys & Girls Clubs every year to receive tutoring and homework help, computer training, sports, fitness and recreation, arts programs, summer programming, a safe place to be with friends and mentoring. Our youth gain confidence by developing a sense of competence, usefulness, positive influence and belonging.

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Whitehall Quick Facts

2015 Population

13,834

2015 Households

5,960

Median Home Value

$138,900

Number of Businesses

801

Land Area

3.33 square miles

School District

Baldwin Whitehall

Library

Whitehall Public Library

Greenspace

6 community parks
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Whitehall Borough

100 Borough Park Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15236
Phone: 412.884.0505
www.whitehallboro.org