Living in Beaver County

The highlights of living in Beaver County are nearly endless.

Highlights

  • The cost of living in Beaver County is well below the national average.
  • Beaver County is rated one of the safest areas in the United States.
  • Beaver County has more than 15 challenging golf courses, an ice arena, and many other recreational activities.
  • Waterways include, the Beaver and Ohio Rivers and Brady’s Run Lake which are ideal for canoeing, boating, water skiing, swimming and fishing.
  • Area parks attract campers, sportsmen and nature enthusiasts.
  • Wine connoisseurs enjoy the Wooden Angel restaurant, famous for its extensive wine cellar.
  • Concerts and theater productions are enjoyed year round.
  • Traditional local festivals include “San Rocco Day” (a 90-year-old festival of the Italian-American community), “Nationality Days” (a three-day ethnic food festival),The Maple Syrup Festival, and the River Regatta.
  • Beaver County is home to several historic landmarks, including Old Economy Village, Merrick Art Gallery and Fort McIntosh.
  • Metropolitan Pittsburgh is an easy 40 minute drive from Beaver County.
  • Pittsburgh has many cultural offerings in the downtown Cultural District including various theaters and galleries. Heinz Hall, the Benedum Center for the Performing Arts, and the O’Reilly Theater are venues for the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra, Pittsburgh Public Theater, and Pittsburgh Opera.
  • Other educational and cultural locales include the Carnegie Museums of Art and Natural History, Carnegie Science Center, Andy Warhol Museum, Pittsburgh Zoo and Aquarium, and the National Aviary.
  • Sports fans will love to watch the Pittsburgh Steelers, Penguins and Pirates play at their new breathtaking facilities.
  • Beaver County is also within driving distance of other major metropolitan centers including Philadelphia, Toronto, Baltimore, Cleveland, Cincinnati and Washington, D.C.