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Butler County

Strategic Location

  • Interstates I-76,(PA Turnpike), I-79 & I-80 cross Butler County 30 miles north of Pittsburgh
  • 6 hours south of Toronto, Canada
  • Population 184,000
  • Cranberry Township, bordering Allegheny County – fastest growing Township in PA
  • Butler County Airport 4,801 ft. by 100 ft. runway

Workforce Training

  • PA CareerLink Butler County provides workforce training resources including partnerships with:
  • Slippery Rock University – 9000 enrollment
  • Butler County Community College – 3000 enrollment
  • Butler County Area Vocational-Technical School consortium of County High Schools

Sports & Culture

  • Pittsburgh Steelers, Pittsburgh Penguins, Pittsburgh Pirates
  • Pittsburgh Zoo, National Aviary
  • Pittsburgh Opera, Pittsburgh Symphony, Pittsburgh Ballet
  • Carnegie Museum and Library, Andy Warhol Museum

Recreation

  • Sailing, Fishing, Recreation
  • Moraine State Park – Each year over one million people visit the 16,725-acre park
  • Butler Freeport Community Trails

Education

  • Carnegie Mellon University
  • University of Pittsburgh
  • Duquesne University
  • Chatham University
  • Carlow University

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