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Venetia, Pa in Peters Township

Venetia and Peters Township were originally part of the territory of the Indians of the Six Nations. The Wrights were some of the first recorded settlers. The Peters name either originated with William Peters who was also known as Indian Peter, or with Peter Chartiers who was an early French fur trader. Peters Township was one of the 13 townships of Washington County formed in 1781 with the current boundaries existing since 1834.

Peters Twp history includes farming, sawmills, gristmills and the stills of the Whiskey Rebellion, as well as coal mining and the B&O Railroad. Population grew from 3,000 residents in 1950 to 21,213 in 2010. Within Peters Township's 19.5 square miles are the towns of Hackett, McMurray and Venetia. Since 1976, Peters Township has been a Home Rule community.


 Venetia & Peters Twp Sports News   
  PT Indians - Ringgold Rams - Pittsburgh Steelers - WPIAL - Pittsburgh Penguins - Pittsburgh Pirates


Peters Township
Peters Twp Weather:
Radar Loop

Peters Township Police / Fire / Emergencies: 911
Pennsylvania State Police: 724-223-5200
Poison Control Center: 1-800-222-1222

McMurray Towne Center

Peters Township
  Municipal Building
610 E. McMurray Rd.
McMurray, PA 15317

Hours 8:30-4:30
Peters Twp Community TV
Public Access:
Verizon 38 -- Comcast 7
Municipal Government:
Verizon 40 -- Comcast 17
School District:
Verizon 39 -- Comcast 19

Peters Lake Park in Peters Township Pa

Waste Management

Peters Township Library 724-941-9430

Peters Township Park

Animal Control 724-746-4344 or 911

Deer carcass on a road or private property in Peters Township? Call 724-941-4180 for removal from Peters Township roads. Call 724-223-4480 for removal from state roads.

Park & Recreation Dept.
700 Meredith Dr.
Venetia, PA  15367


CRC Peters Twp

Montour Trail in Peters Township

Census Data - 2010 Census
Peters Township, Pa - 21,213
Valleybrook Country Club in Peters Township
Tennis Center 724-941-1330
Non-emergency Police 724-942-5030
Public Works 724-941-6161
Peters Township 
Sanitary Authority
Peters Township Tax Office
Jordan Tax Svc
102 Rahway Dr.
McMurray, Pa  15317

Peters Township Council

Peters Township Council meets at 7:30pm on the 2nd & 4th Mondays of every month in Council Chambers at the Peters Township Municipal Building.

Council meetings are rebroadcast on
Comcast Ch. 17 & Verizon Ch. 40:
Weds - Sunday: 2pm & 7pm

Council Meetings Online

Lindenwood Golf Course
Lindenwood Golf Course


Postal Information
1-800-ASK-USPS® 1-800-275-8777
Venetia Post Office 724-348-5819
McMurray Post Office 724-942-3421
US Postal Service ZIP Code Look-up
Peters Township War Memorials
Peters Township War Memorials
Peters Township Trash Collection & Recycling
Waste Management 1-800-866-4460

Peterswood Park

Recycling in Peters Township

April - Clean-Up Day - 9am-Noon - Volunteers needed, meet at Rec Center.
EQB Recycling
- 9am-Noon @ Public Works Garage. Automotive batteries, computers, monitors, printers, TVs, scrap metal, tires, magazines, catalogs, and corrugated cardboard (flattened). Fees apply to some items. Old bicycles will be collected to be refurbished and donated to various charities.
November - EQB Recycling Event - 9am-Noon @ Public Works Garage. Magazines, catalogs, & corrugated cardboard (flattened).
Note: The Public Works Garage is located at the main entrance of Peterswood Park on Bebout Road.

Cherry blossoms in Venetia
Cherry Blossom Time in Venetia, Pa

Bebout Sunflowers
Bebout Road sunflowers

Venetia Park

Bebout Farm
Bebout Road

Scenic Valley Golf Course
Spring at Scenic Valley Golf Course


Peters Township Public Schools - Indians

Peters Township School District
631 East McMurray Road
McMurray, PA 15317
724-941-6251     724-941-6565 (Fax)

Peters Township School Board Meetings
Meetings are rebroadcast on
Comcast Ch 19 & Verizon Ch 39
Wednesday - Sunday 11am & 9pm

Bower Hill Elementary 724-941-0913

Bower Hill Elementary in Peters Township

McMurray Elementary 724-941-5020
Pleasant Valley Elementary 724-941-6260
Peters Township Middle School 724-941-2688
Peters Township High School 724-941-6250

Peters Township High School (bottom)
Pleasant Valley Elementary School (top)
Transportation 724-941-4850
Peters Twp School Closing & Delay Announcements
KDKA 1020 am WTAE Cable 6
WJPA 1450 am WPXI Cable 10
WJPA  95.3 fm
Comcast Ch. 17
Verizon Ch. 40

The Wright House
The Enoch Wright House

Registered Landmark

ENCAMPMENT in the Peters Township Memorial Day parade
2011 Memorial Day Parade in Peters Twp

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