About Murrysville

Murrysville is a municipality in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. Murrysville is located roughly 20 miles east of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on U.S. Route 22, just east of the county line that separates Westmoreland and Allegheny counties. The population was 20,079 at the 2010 census. Among the neighborhoods within Murrysville are Dunningtown, Newlonsburg, Ringertown, Sardis, and White Valley. Murrysville surrounds, but does not include, the Borough of Export, which is a separate municipal entity.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the municipality had a total area of 36.9 square miles (95.7 km²).

Murrysville is governed by a mayor, who is elected every two years and has administrative powers, and a seven member council, whose members are elected every four years and have legislative powers.

There were 7,917 households out of which 28.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 66.1% were married couples living together, 6.6% had a female householder with no husband present, and 24.4% were non-families.  The average household size was 2.51 and the average family size was 2.92.  The median age was 47.4 years.

Murrysville, the neighboring community of Export, and parts of Delmont are served by Franklin Regional School District. The Franklin Regional School District operates five schools: three elementary (Sloan, Heritage, Newlonsburg), the Franklin Regional Middle School, and the Franklin Regional High School. There is also Mother of Sorrows Catholic School and Parish which serves the Murrysville area as well as Delmont, Export, Kiski Area, Monroeville, and Penn Trafford School District.