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5 Reasons Why Canonsburg Is The Perfect Place To Live

It’s not easy to pack up your whole life and move to a new home, even if it’s a short drive away. But the move is worth the upgrade if you need more space or want to put down roots.

Have a list of communities you’re considering for your next home? If Canonsburg isn’t already on your list, here are a few reasons why it should be.

1. Can You Say “Convenient”?

Canonsburg is tucked right off I-79 and Rt. 19, making the morning commute or travel plans much easier. The drive from Canonsburg is about 20 miles to Pittsburgh and 10 miles to Washington. If you prefer to take public transit, you can hop on the Metro Commuter from a nearby Park & Ride lot.

This borough isn’t just close to regional employers in Greater Pittsburgh. Spacious parks, numerous shopping centers, and historic sites are close to Canonsburg, too!

Use this interactive map to take a look around:

2. The School System Is Wonderful

Colorful construction paper surrounded by art supplies, including watercolors, pencils, safety scissors, and paints.The Canonsburg community is deeply rooted in the local district, Canon-McMillan Schools. The PTOs (Parent-Teacher Organizations) are actively involved in sponsoring school programs and activities.  Events like the annual Jack-O-Lantern Jog 5K help raise money for student scholarships.

If you’d like to learn more about this public school system, you can find information and available homes on our Canon-McMillan Schools page.

We know how important finding a home in the right school system can be. Our whole family has a special place in our hearts for Canon-McMillan — our daughter attended school here and is now a 3rd grade teacher at Hills-Hendersonville Elementary — so if you have any questions about the school district, please don’t hesitate to call us: 724-344-4795.

3. There’s So Much To Do!

Washington County is rich in history, culture, and natural beauty. In fact, the area is home to over 5,500 acres of parks, 115 registered historic sites, 18 public and private golf courses, and 14 public libraries. You’ll never be bored in the Canonsburg area on the weekends!

Check out our Washington County area guide to see what Canonsburg residents love to see and do. Want to know more? Just give us a call at 724-344-4795.

4. You Never Need To Leave

A wooden play structure with two yellow slides and a swingset.Schools, job opportunities, beautiful parks, shops and restaurants — you name it, Canonsburg has it all.

This borough is just minutes from many of the region’s best attractions and only 30 minutes from the city of Pittsburgh for cultural trust events and Pittsburgh Penguins, Steelers and Pirate games.

5. Your Perfect Home Is Waiting

Canonsburg offers condominiums, patio homes, and single-family homes, so it’s easy to find the perfect place to live. Here are the homes and condos for sale in Canonsburg right now. Want to see any in person? Call us at 724-344-4795.

We can make your Canonsburg home search even easier. Tell us what you’re looking for in a home, and we’ll find it for you.

Want To Move To Canonsburg? Let’s Talk

We’re familiar with Canonsburg, so we’d be happy to give you additional resources. Contact us today and we’ll answer all the questions you have.

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