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General Information

Form of Government:  Third Class City in the State of PA

Population: 4761 (as of the 2000 census)

City Area: 2.1 Square Miles (.2 of which is water)

Climate: Mean Annual Temperature 63° F

Location: 40° 12′ 2″ N, 79° 55′ 42″ W

Precipitation: Average annual precipitation 37.65 inches

Schools: 1 public (Ringgold) and 1 parochial

Parks: Chess Park, The Mounds Park

Playgrounds: The Mounds, Westminster, Hillcrest

Utilities Serving: Equitable Gas, Allegheny Power, PAWC

Sewage: Municipal Authority of Monongahela

Garbage: Big's (residential and commercial)


  • State Routes 88 and 136 and 837
  • Route 481 (Park Avenue)
  • Route 1018 (Fourth Street)


Churches: 20 churches representing 15 denominations

Library: Monongahela Area Library

Police and Fire: The City is served by a full time Police Department, and a Fire Department

Local Newspapers: 

Observer Reporter (Washington, PA) daily

Mon Valley Independent
Herald Standard - Uniontown, PA

South Hills-Mon Valley Messenger (Finleyville, PA) monthly