Borough of Jefferson Hills
Jefferson Hills Borough is located along the southern border of Allegheny County and is primarily residential in nature. Approximately one-third of its area is residential with primarily single-family dwellings with slightly over one percent being multiple-family units. Another third of the borough exists in the form of open space and or vacant ground, with the balance being made up of industrial, commercial, mining, and farming land uses. Jefferson Hills has five parks that offer a variety of amenities from soccer and baseball fields to playground equipment.
Two major roads run through Jefferson Hills, PA Route 51 and PA Route 43, which is a toll road and part of the Pennsylvania Turnpike system. In Jefferson Hills Route 51 serves as the terminus for Route 43, otherwise known as the Mon–Fayette Expressway.
Jefferson Hills is home to the Jefferson Regional Medical Center, a $30 million 373-bed hospital that opened in the spring of 1977. It serves the South Hills region of Pittsburgh.
Did You Know?
- Jefferson Hills was the geographic base of the Peters Creek Rangers during the Revolutionary War.
- Jefferson Hills was created as Jefferson Township, incorporating on January 22, 1828, and named after Thomas Jefferson. Before 1998, the borough was known as Jefferson.
- Oak Noggin Bed & Breakfast in Jefferson Hills is an inn housed in historically original Early American 200-year old frontier homes reconstructed in 2000 with antique and hand-crafted furnishings and modern necessities.
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