This vibrant east of PIttsburgh enjoys natural beauty, a historical legacy, a thriving economy and friendly communities to a population of 365,000 and growing. Employers include Elliott Group, Seton Hill University, ATI and more.
The advantages of rural living are complemented by convenient accessibility to highways and urban attractions. Westmoreland is also home to the Idlewild Park -- one of America's oldest amusement parks -- including its Story Book Forest (featuring such real-life fairy tale characters as Mother Goose) and the adjacent Soak Zone water park: as well as several arts centers and museums and parks . The county hosts several popular festivals throughout the year, including Fort Ligonier Days and the Mt. Pleasant Glass and Ethnic Festival.
Westmoreland also has a rich history waiting to be explored at places like Bushy Run Battlefiled and Historic Hanna's Town.