Welcome to Connellsville, Pennsylvania
The City of Connellsville is located in Fayette County which lies in the foothills of the Allegheny Mountains in Southwestern Pennsylvania. Connellsville sits on the banks of the Youghiogheny River. Originally founded as a borough on March 1, 1806, in February 1909, balloting in New Haven and Connellsville resulted in our two boroughs joining and becoming the first City in Fayette County on May 12, 1911.
Wards and Voting
City of Connellsville has changed from 6 Wards to 4 Wards. They are as follows with voting buildings:
Ward #1 (once 1 & 5), votes: Calvary Assembly of God Church, Entire South Side area
Ward #2 (once 2 & 3), votes: Senior Center, Arch Street, Dutch Bottom, north end, Snyder and East Crawford to Frisbee and Freeman and Popular
Ward #3 (once 4), votes: Community Center, Wills Road to S Pittsburgh and E Crawford and Snyder to Lincoln
Ward #4 (once 6), votes: New Haven Hose, West Side area
We take great pride in the City of Connellsville and the quality of life we provide our residents. With safe neighborhoods, great schools, abundant recreational opportunities, excellent health care facilities combined with the scenic beauty of the Laurel Highlands right in our own back yard. We are located in the picturesque foothills of the Chestnut Ridge. Just minutes from historical sites to include Fallingwater, Kentuck Knob, Fort Necessity Battlefield, Laurel Caverns, Friendship Hill, and Ohiopyle State Park.
Connellsville is home to over 7000 residents making it Fayette Counties second largest city. Residents can take advantage of the Great Allegheny Passage Hike and Bike trail which passes right through our downtown, indulge in a float trip down the Youghiogheny River, read a book at the areas only Carnegie Free Library, or spend the day at one of our many parks.
Connellsville - Morgantown, WV - 40 miles
Connellsville - Pittsburgh -50 miles
Connellsville - Cleveland, Oh - 178 miles
Connellsville - Washington DC - 210 miles
Connellsville - Baltimore - 214.6 miles
Connellsville - Philadelphia - 275.3 miles
Connellsville - New York City - 340 miles
Volunteer Opportunity: Office Staff at the Connellsville Community Center, 201 East Fairview Avenue.
For details, please contact Vernon Ohler, City Clerk at 724-628-2020 ext. 200.
Volunteer opportunity...The Connellsville Recreation Board is in need of volunteers willing to attend one meeting a month, join in on yearly fundraisers and events that finance the Recreation Fund. The Recreation Fund monies are used for keeping the City parks safe and updated. If you, or someone you know, is interested, please submit your letter of interest to: Vernon E. Ohler, City Clerk, City of Connellsville, 110 North Arch Street, Connellsville, PA 15425.
VOLUNTEER FOR THE CONNELLSVILLE SR. CENTER - THERE ARE THREE OPENINGS AND THE CITY NEEDS TO GAIN 4 MEMBERS.
Please consider volunteering for the City - and thank you!
Call Vernon Ohler, City Clerk, 724-628-2020 ext. 200 and let him know you are interested in joining a board of the City's.
• “Fayette County is developing a 10-year, countywide strategy that focuses on land use and economic development. The strategy will reflect the vision for the future, as desired by County residents and business owners. We ask that you take 5-10 minutes to complete the following survey to identify the overall assets and challenges facing the County that the Plan should address. To ensure accuracy, we ask that everyone only complete one survey – but please spread the word to your family, friends, neighbors and coworkers! Take the survey here:https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/PlanFayette."
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3rd Street 23 April 2016