About Our Community

Hermitage, Pennsylvania is a community full of variety. Major Northeastern and Midwestern US cities and universities are just a short drive away, recreational facilities are abundant, the environment is protected and a high quality of life is available. Hermitage and the surrounding areas have a proud, cooperative workforce, friendly people, a low crime rate, low cost of living, and abundant recreation areas - all advantages of small town living. With its proximity to metropolitan areas, Mercer County’s location enables businesses and residents alike to enjoy the best of both worlds.

Best City to Live in Pennsylvania


The City of Hermitage has been named the best city to live in Pennsylvania, according to CreditDonkey, a popular credit card comparison and financial education website. Safety, commute time, income and education are among the factors that make Hermitage shine above other places in the Keystone State. To view the full article and find out more information about the study methodology and selection process visit Best Cities to live in Pennsylvania.
Named best city to live in PA!

Combination of Quality of Life & Location


Region Highlights


In addition to its unparalleled market access, the region also offers:
  • $60 million tourism base from a multi-state area and Canada
  • 18 public/private golf and country clubs (PDF)
  • Abundant housing options in all price ranges
  • Beautiful lakes, rivers, reservoirs, and camping areas
  • Outstanding educational opportunities (12 public schools, 4 parochial schools, 5 colleges, and 3 career schools)
  • Proximity to Erie, Akron, Pittsburgh and Cleveland cultural events and professional sports teams
  • Superior health care facilities (3 major systems)