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Welcome to Murrysville ...

Murrysville is located in Westmoreland County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Murrysville has a population of 19,593 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Murrysville.

Murrysville is 890 feet [271 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Murrysville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The ZIP code for Murrysville: 15668<4>

Websites for Murrysville ...

Official Website: www.murrysville.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Murrysville had an population of 19,593 people. This is a decrease of 2.42% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 3.82% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Murrysville had a population of 20,079 people (or 5.5% of the total population of Westmoreland County). This makes Murrysville the county's most populous community.

The population of Murrysville represents 0.16% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 28th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 20,079 people, the population of Murrysville increased 6.4% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 18,872 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Murrysville.

Adding Murrysville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Murrysville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Murrysville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Murrysville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Murrysville on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Murrysville ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Murrysville.

  • Pittsburgh [Allegheny County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittsburgh
    • Pittsburgh [Allegheny County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Murrysville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 299,226 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittsburgh
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittsburgh<6>
  • Bethel Park [Allegheny County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethel Park
    • Bethel Park [Allegheny County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Murrysville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 32,212 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Bethel Park have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethel Park
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethel Park<6>
  • West Mifflin [Allegheny County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Mifflin
    • West Mifflin [Allegheny County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Murrysville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,588 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Mifflin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Mifflin
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Mifflin<6>
  • Baldwin [Allegheny County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Baldwin
    • Baldwin [Allegheny County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the west of Murrysville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,419 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Baldwin have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Baldwin
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • McKeesport [Allegheny County]
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      • McKeesport [Allegheny County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Murrysville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 18,927 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McKeesport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McKeesport<6>
    • Wilkinsburg [Allegheny County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilkinsburg
      • Wilkinsburg [Allegheny County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Murrysville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,186 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilkinsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkinsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkinsburg<6>
    • Greensburg [Westmoreland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Greensburg
      • Greensburg [Westmoreland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Murrysville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,082 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greensburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greensburg<6>
    • Whitehall [Allegheny County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Whitehall
      • Whitehall [Allegheny County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Murrysville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,313 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Whitehall
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Whitehall<6>
    • New Kensington [Westmoreland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Kensington
      • New Kensington [Westmoreland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the north of Murrysville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,188 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Kensington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Kensington<6>
    • Jefferson Hills [Allegheny County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Jefferson Hills
      • Jefferson Hills [Allegheny County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Murrysville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,136 people
      • Jefferson Hills has also been known as:
      • Jefferson
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Jefferson Hills

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Murrysville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Murrysville.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Murrysville. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Murrysville.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Murrysville. See our Newspapers Page for Murrysville.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Murrysville ...

Looking for more information about Murrysville? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Murrysville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Murrysville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Westmoreland County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Murrysville: www.murrysville.com/

The official website for Westmoreland County: www.co.westmoreland.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Westmoreland, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Murrysville.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Murrysville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Murrysville). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Murrysville or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Murrysville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Murrysville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MurrysvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Murrysville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4284, Longitude: -79.6978    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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