Avonworth Area

Just outside of Central Pittsburgh and along the Ohio River lie some of Pennsylvania’s most bucolic and idyllic communities.

Welcome to Avonworth

Charming suburban communities with picturesque scenery perfectly blending with the urban convenience of proximity to Pittsburgh
Just outside of Central Pittsburgh and along the Ohio River lie some of Pennsylvania’s most bucolic and idyllic communities. With a small-town charm that permeates every community, towns in the Avonworth area are known for their family-friendly atmospheres, beautiful properties, and the convenience that comes from living just outside one of the state’s most vibrant cities. 
Originally used predominantly as farmland, the areas that makeup Ben Avon and Ben Avon Heights began seeing significant growth in the early 1900s. Appreciated for the stunning local scenery, these communities quickly became some of the most desirable suburban towns around. 
Today, these communities are well known for their fantastic restaurants, numerous shopping opportunities, and the small-town charm that can be difficult to find close to the city. 

What to Love

  • Small-town lifestyle     
  • Ideal location  
  • Vibrant and thriving local economy
  • Picturesque local scenery 

People & Lifestyle

The communities of Avonworth offer homeowners the peace and serenity of small-town living as well as the convenience and entertainment found in larger cities. As a result, they are ideal for young professionals, families, and retirees alike. As a result, they are also some of the most affluent suburban communities in the area, with Ben Avon Heights having an average annual household income over three times the national average and homes valued at $300,000 and up. 
There is a distinct appreciation throughout Avonworth for the outdoors and living an active lifestyle. Many residents enjoy taking advantage of the numerous parks and green spaces found throughout the various communities. Shopping in Avonworth is also some of the best around, with multiple shopping centers and boutiques found throughout.  

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping 

The dining scene in Avonworth is, in a word, fantastic. There are numerous award-winning restaurants and popular eateries in every community, which have helped to turn the area into something of a culinary mecca in recent years. Goodfellas Draft House is a local favorite— residents adore their elevated comfort food menu that includes beer-battered pickles, sesame Asian wings, and a mouthwatering BBQ bacon cheeseburger. 
Willow Restaurant is another popular spot. Their delicious approach to New American cuisine has put them on the map. The menu includes fried Brussel sprouts with bacon and balsamic, grilled sockeye salmon, and an amazing Pittsburgh hot chicken. 
When residents are looking for the perfect place to start their day, they need to look no further than Anchor & Anvil Coffee Bar. This world-class coffee shop offers an array of signature beverages, teas, and smoothies in addition to some of the area’s best pastries. 

Things to Do

Avonworth is filled with a variety of entertainment opportunities and recreational activities for homeowners to enjoy, including Acorn Park. This beautiful 25-acre park offers numerous hiking and biking trails, deck hockey, and a great playground area with something fun for children of all ages. The park’s green spaces are also extremely popular in the spring and fall for picnics. 
The Ben Avon Memorial Day Parade is one of the most highly anticipated events of the year. This town parade brings the entire community together, celebrating the bravery of all those who’ve served throughout the country’s history. 


The many families who live in Avonworth have made the quality education of their children a top priority. This is evident in the number of highly-rated schools in the area, including:



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