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About Mercer County

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Mercer County is located in western Pennsylvania at the crossroads of Interstates 79 and 80.

The area offers an array of activities and attractions that include:

  • Camping and boating
  • Hunting and fishing
  • Golfing
  • Historical sites
  • Ample shopping facilities

Mercer County has a population of over 121,000 and boasts:

  • A low crime rate
  • Affordable housing
  • Easy transit to Pittsburgh, Cleveland, and Akron

Our community offers many fine restaurants and shops, traditional country fairs, and cultural events.

Buhl Farm Park, located in Sharon, PA, features:

  • Picnic shelters
  • Swings and playground equipment
  • 12 tennis courts
  • An outdoor pool
  • A performing arts center

Local college campuses include:

  • Kent State Trumbull Campus
  • Penn State Shenango Campus
  • Slippery Rock
  • Thiel College
  • Westminster College
  • Youngstown State University

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