McMurray, Pennsylvania

McMurray: Census-designated place in Peters Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania (USA)


McMurray is a CDP located in the county of Washington in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. After 6 years in 2016 city had an estimated population of 66,573 inhabitants.

McMurray, Pennsylvania: A Historic Community Near Pittsburgh

Nestled in Washington County just south of Pittsburgh is the quaint community of McMurray. This historic town offers small town charm near big city amenities.

About McMurray, PA

McMurray was first settled in the 1770s and incorporated as a borough in 1960. Many of the original structures still stand today. The Three Springs Farm Historic District contains 18th and 19th century architecture. Other historic buildings include the White Church, Hart House, and Walker House.

This suburban community is home to around 2,000 residents. McMurray maintains a small town atmosphere despite its close proximity to Pittsburgh. It provides easy access to Pittsburgh jobs, entertainment, sports and culture.

Things to Do in McMurray

Popular attractions and activities in McMurray include:

  • Exploring the historic sites on the Heritage Trail Walking Tour
  • Playing a round of golf at the 18-hole Southpointe Golf Club
  • Hiking and fishing at Canonsburg Lake
  • Sampling brews and events at the local Wheelhouse Brewery
  • Browsing shops and grabbing a bite in Southpointe town center

The town also hosts fun annual events like the Apple Festival, summer concerts in the park, and holiday parades.

McMurray Demographics

McMurray’s population is over 90% White. Around half of households have families. Home values are significantly higher than the rest of Pennsylvania due to the desirable location. The school district is highly ranked as well.

From its historic charm to its family-friendly amenities, McMurray offers appealing suburban living next to the City of Pittsburgh.

Quick Facts about McMurray

Population : 66,573 (2016)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Washington County
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 11:39:14 (19th April 2024)


McMurray is located at 40°16'40"N 80°5'2"W (40.2778500, -80.0839400).

McMurray map


Year Population % Change Method
2011 61,374 - census
2012 72,944 15.86% census
2016 66,573 -9.57% census

McMurray, McMurry, Mcmurry

People born in McMurray (2)

People born in McMurray, including soccer player Lindsay Elston, professional baseball pitcher Jordan Jankowski, .


Schools in McMurray

College & universities near McMurray, PA

Code Name City ZIP
216074 South Hills Beauty Academy Pittsburgh (PA) 15216
368407 Western Area Career & Technology Center Canonsburg (PA) 15317
444307 Empire Beauty School-West Mifflin West Mifflin (PA) 15122
418658 All-State Career School-Pittsburgh West Mifflin (PA) 15122
215381 Pittsburgh Institute of Aeronautics West Mifflin (PA) 15122

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near McMurray, PA

Code Name Address Type
PGH Union Station 1100 Liberty Avenue RAIL
GNB Greensburg Harrison Ave. and Seton Hill Dr. RAIL
COV Connellsville station North Water Street and West Peach Street RAIL
LAB Latrobe station 329 McKinley Ave RAIL
JST Johnstown 47 Walnut Street RAIL

Post offices near McMurray

Post Office Name City ZIP
Mc Murray Post Office Canonsburg (PA) 15317
Lawren Post Office Lawrence (PA) 15055
Venetia Post Office Venetia (PA) 15367
Bethel Park Post Office Bethel Park (PA) 15102
Canonsburg Carrier Annex Post Office Canonsburg (PA) 15317

Other cities in Washington County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Washington County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
South Strabane 9,449 Township in Washington County, Pennsylvania
Canonsburg 8,751 Borough in Washington County, Pennsylvania
Maple Glen 7,635 City in Pennsylvania, United States of America
Donora 4,546 Borough in Washington County, Pennsylvania
Monongahela 4,090 City of Pennsylvania
Charleroi 3,887 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States
Wolfdale 2,888 Census designated place
Gastonville 2,818 Census designated place
McGovern 2,742 Census designated place
Bentleyville 2,479 Village in Cuyahoga County, Ohio, United States of America
Hickory 2,373 Census-designated place in Mount Pleasant Township, Washington County, Pennsylvania, United States
Lowhill 2,360 Township in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
New Eagle 2,079 Borough of Pennsylvania
Buffalo 2,011 Township in northeastern Perry County, Pennsylvania
East Washington 1,801 Borough of Pennsylvania
Sparta 1,708 Township in Crawford County, Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

McMurray distances to largest Pennsylvania cities