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Pleasant Hills

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Welcome to Pleasant Hills

Take a drive through Allegheny County just south of Pittsburgh, and you'll run into the small yet charming borough of Pleasant Hills. Known for its close-knit locale and namesake arboretum, Pleasant Hills is a place where you can truly live, work, and play. And with everything you could possibly need just a stone's throw away, you won't even have to drive into the city to have some fun...unless you want to!

Thinking about putting down roots in Pleasant Hills? Let CENTURY 21 Frontier show you around!

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Attention Pleasant Hills Homeowners!

Buyers are willing to pay a premium for homes in Pleasant Hills. If you are even considering selling your home, we'd love to help you maximize your equity. Get started by requesting a free home evaluation to see just how much your home is worth in today's competitive market!

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At a Glance

Getting Around

Pittsburgh: 22 minutes
Washington: 40 minutes
Pittsburgh International Airport: 37 minutes 


Population: 8,504
School District: West Jefferson Hills
Median Home Value: $240,000

Spotlights of Pleasant Hills

Pleasant Hills Arboretum

Originally founded in the 1950s, the Pleasant Hills Arboretum serves as the town's living museum, dotted with towering mature trees and spectacular landscapes all year long. Here, visitors can go birding, stroll amongst the 200-year-old oak trees, or attend one of the many free events.

Southland Shopping Center

Take a drive down Clairton Boulevard, and you'll encounter your one-stop shop for everything you could possibly need. Southland Shopping Center combines well-known name-brands—such as Verizon and PetSmart—with local restaurants to create a streamlined retail and culinary experience.

Community Day

Every spring, Pleasant Hills puts on an exciting Community Day for its residents, featuring local vendors, dodgeball tournaments, jump rope competitions, and much more. Just head to Mowry Park to join in on the fun—this amazing get-together offers something for everyone!

Wondering What's Around?

What You’ll LOVE in Pleasant Hills

Want to know why Pleasant Hills residents often stay for life? Here are a few more perks that come with living in this one-of-a-kind borough!

Top-notch location

Located in the heart of Allegheny County, Pleasant Hills is just a hop, skip, and a jump away from all of the Pittsburgh area's coolest destinations. Reach the heart of the city in just 22 minutes via Route 51, or streamline your daily commute via the Route 51 + E Bruceton Road Y46 bus line. Pleasant Hill residents can easily access the suburb of Washington, in addition to attractions like Schenley Park, Frick Park, and the Pittsburgh Botanic Garden.

A+ schools

Children living in Pleasant Hills attend the West Jefferson Hills School District, which operates two elementary, one middle, one intermediate, and one high school. The district boasts an impressive 98 percent graduation rate, while students are 83% proficient in reading and 61% proficient in math. Out of WJHSD's 3,104 students, over 75% matriculate to a college or university.

Shopping and dining

Though most Pleasant Hills residents get their errands done at Southland Town Center, the community offers countless other retail centers from which to choose. Nearby Century III Plaza showcases a Giant Eagle and Home Depot, and Century Square has its own movie theater and Sam's Club. Feeling hungry? You can't go wrong with Atria's Restaurant or Primanti Bros.!

Ready to Call Pleasant Hills Home?

Have you fallen in love with all that Pleasant Hills has to offer? Together, we can get started on finding your next dream home! Give the CENTURY 21 Frontier team a call today to schedule showings and learn more about life in Pleasant Hills.

Are you considering selling your home in Pleasant Hills? We're ready to help you with that, too!

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