he BeaverArea.com portal provides home buyers and owners with a wide variety of excellent options and data for making
choices on where to live and work in the Beaver Area of Beaver County, PA – Brighton Township,
Bridgewater Borough, Beaver Borough and Vanport Township – comprising the municipalities of
the Beaver Area School District and the 15009 postal zip code.
Each municipality is within minutes of Beaver, a Pittsburgh Magazine "top 10 stable great neighborhood;" the Beaver Area School District, a Pittsburgh Business Times "top 10 percent regional district;" and Heritage Valley Beaver, the award-winning 361-bed, progressive community-based healthcare system in partnership with more than 400 physicians and 4,300 employees.
Each municipality also features immediate access to local recreation, Pittsburgh attractions, interstate highways, an international airport and excellent shopping, but at a slower, quieter pace.
Brighton Township is one of the Western Pennsylvania region's most affluent, beautiful, safe and serene communities. With significantly lower property taxes, the township has grown steadily during the past five years as a safe, vibrant bedroom community in which to raise a family. Residents enjoy the peace of mind that comes with having a full-time police department, low crime rate, experienced fire department with top notch equipment, three fire stations and state certified first response medical personnel. The township also boasts outstanding recreational spaces, owning
or leasing six active park
and recreation areas.
Bridgewater Borough is a small, quaint, historic town encompassing nearly one square mile along the Beaver River, from where it meets the Ohio River northward to the Borough of Fallston. A quiet community of a little more than 800 residents, the town is known locally for its convenient river accessibility and its many charming eateries. Many of the buildings and homes in town were built in the mid-1800s, during the construction of the Beaver Division Canal. Bridgewater is a charming place to grab a bite to eat or spend an afternoon fishing, walking or just relaxing.
Along the Ohio River just 40 minutes northwest of Pittsburgh, Beaver Borough is a vibrant, small hometown that combines all the beauty and charm of its 200-year history with a thriving 21st-Century energy that provides the best of all worlds in schools, property values, convenience, recreation and health care. The scenic town boasts broad, tree-lined streets, thriving downtown, public parks and churches, year-round activities and events, and a convenient and very safe community environment. Most of Beaver is on the National
Register of Historic Places and is a "Tree City USA".
Vanport Township is a small town close-knit family community, featuring a wide variety of residential, light industrial and recreational activities. Vanport provides affordable housing for every lifestyle, ranging from two co-operative housing developments to single family homes and apartments. The township features three playgrounds, tennis courts and baseball fields, and is within walking distance to the local swimming pool and high school events. A picturesque park area overlooks the Ohio River and green hills beyond. A dedicated volunteer fire department and 24 hour police service keeps residents safe.