Located in Southwestern Pennsylvania, Allegheny County covers a total area of 745 sq miles (730 sq miles land and 14 sq miles water). There are 107 municipalities in Allegheny County, including the City of Pittsburgh, and 45 school districts.
Divided into 5 Regions, East Hills, North Hills, South Hills, West Hills and City of Pittsburgh, there are many colleges and universities located in Allegheny County including the University of Pittsburgh, Carnegie Mellon, Duquesne University, and Community College of Allegheny County.
Allegheny County is also the home for the Pittsburgh Penguins, Pittsburgh Steelers and the Pittsburgh Pirates. (Northwood Realty is the Official Realtor for the Pittsburgh Penguins)