The Borough of Jefferson Hills, PA

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The abuse law firm from Jefferson Hills brings you the following article on the borough. We are thrilled to take you on this journey with us through our local boroughs.

About Jefferson Hills

Jefferson Hills is a borough within Allegheny County, Pennsylvania. Established as Jefferson Township on January 22, 1828, the area was named in honor of Thomas Jefferson. In 1914, it became a first class township and was chartered as a borough in 1950. Until 1998, the borough was known as Jefferson. It is situated along the southern border of Allegheny County and is primarily residential.

According to, Jefferson Hills is the 1,051st best place to buy a house in the U.S. It has a population of 11,200 and offers a suburban rural mix feel. 83% of the residents own their homes. The median value of a home in the area is $228,600. The median rent price is $1,119. Households in the borough make a median income of $93,140.

Thomas Jefferson High School

Thomas Jefferson High School is the 30th best public high school in the Pittsburgh area, according to The above-average school has a population of 917 students in grades 9 through 12. Its student-to-teacher ratio of 14 to 1. Based on state test scores, 90% of its students are proficient in reading and 80% are in math. The high school has a Niche overall grade of a B plus and a GreatSchools rating of a 7 out of 10. Part of the West Jefferson Hills School District, it serves the communities of Jefferson Hills, Pleasant Hills and West Elizabeth. Thomas Jefferson High School can be found on Old Clairton Road.


The Borough of Jefferson Hills Department of Parks and Recreation operates five parks in the municipality. This includes:

  • Andrew Reilly Memorial Park
  • Beedle Park
  • Gill Hall Park
  • Lobb's Park
  • Tepe Park

These parks provide recreational amenities like baseball fields, softball fields, football fields, basketball and tennis courts and playgrounds. It also offers pavilions, picnic tables, grills and more for friends and families to gather and hang out.

The borough is also part of the Great Allegheny Passage, which is a 150-mile system of biking and hiking trails that runs from Cumberland, Maryland, to Pittsburgh. In 2006, the Great Allegheny Passage partnered with the C & O Canal Trail to create an additional 318-mile-long trail going from Pittsburgh to Washington, D.C. The two trail systems that are within Jefferson Hills are the Montour Trail and Steel Valley Trail.

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