Nestled in Pittsburgh’s North Hills, Gibsonia has plenty to offer its residents. Parents will be happy to know that Gibsonia lies within three top-ranked school districts, Pine-Richland School District, Hampton Township School District and Deer Lakes School District. In fact, according to Greatschools.com, Pine-Richland and Hampton Township School Districts rank 10/10 based on academic performance on state tests.
Educational excellence isn’t the only claim to fame for this suburban town. Gibsonia is also the hometown to several celebrities, including Pittsburgh Steelers Quarterback, Ben Roethlisberger, Pittsburgh Pirates second baseman, Neil Walker and America’s Got Talent runner-up and the youngest solo artist to ever go platinum, Jackie Evancho.
Residents of Gibsonia have plenty of nearby amenities and recreational options. The Richland Mall, located on Route 8, is home to several stores including Kohl’s, T.J. Maxx, Five Below, Tuesday Morning and more. Plus, there is a Walmart, Target, Dunham’s Sports, Famous Footwear and a few other shops just up the road from the Richland Mall.
In addition to great shopping, many popular restaurants include Buffalo Wild Wings, Atria’s, North Park Club House, Max and Erma’s Restaurant, Applebee’s and Emiliano’s Mexican Restaurant and Bar. Those looking for a quick bite will be happy to find several fast food restaurants too, including Sonic Drive-In, Wendy’s, McDonald’s, Sheetz and more!
Love the outdoors? Gibsonia is very close to North Park, an incredibly scenic lake and park that features trails for running, walking, hiking and biking, 18-hole golf course, football, baseball and soccer fields, tennis and basketball courts, horseshoe pits, playgrounds, ice skating rink and swimming pool. Additionally, the public is permitted to rent out several buildings in the park for special events.