A Brief History of Hermitage, PA

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Short History of Hermitage

Hermitage is a city within Mercer County, Pennsylvania, Part of the Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA Metropolitan Statistical Area, it was first settled in 1796. In 1832, the Township of Hickory was incorporated. Its name was changed to Hermitage on January 2, 1976, after a petition was made to the Court of Common Pleas of Mercer County in 1975.

As of the 2010 census, the city has a population of 16,220 people and a total area of 29.6 square miles. Hermitage is the third-largest city in the state of Pennsylvania based on its area size. Hermitage Road ( Pennsylvania State Road 18) and State Street (U.S. Route 62) bisects the city going north to south and east to west, respectively. Hermitage is within proximity to the community of West Middlesex. Farrell, Sharon, Transfer and Mercer. It sits adjacent to the Pennsylvania and Ohio state line.

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Buhl Park

Buhl Park is a park in the city of Hermitage. Operating since 1915, it provides residents of the community a space for recreation, education and entertainment. The legacy of the park is to build a healthy, happy and connected community while fostering a thriving environment and promoting a healthy lifestyle.

The award-winning, premier destination for residents and visitors offer amenities such as:

  • Golf Course and Driving Range
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Snappy's Floatin' Boats
  • Pickleball Courts
  • Disc Golf Course
  • Paws Place (A Dog Park)
  • The Tracks
  • Tennis Courts
  • Fishing
  • Sandy's Place (A Learning Center)
  • Fitness Trail
  • Playgrounds

The park also features a wide range of places for visitors to relax and take in the tranquil atmosphere. This includes Lake Julia, Kite Field, Rose & Butterfly Gardens, Nature Trails and Wetlands. Buhl Park is open daily from 8 a.m. to 9 p.m. during spring through fall and from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. during the winter.

Shenango Valley Mall

Shenango Valley Mall is a shopping mall managed by Pennsylvania Commercial Management Services, Inc. Situated at the northeast quadrant of the Hermitage Road and State Street intersection, it was opened in 1969. Providing a retail space for residents and visitors in the area, the mall features tenants like JCPenney's, Cole Vision Corporation, King's Jewelry, Shail Jewelers, Claire's, Regis Salon, Bath & Body Works, and more. Plans have been in the works since 2019 for LRC Realty to acquire Shenango Valley Mall and turn it into a lifestyle center.

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