The Township of Hampton is a small Pittsburgh suburb that provides many opportunities to get outside with your family and friends. Hampton is rated A+ for families and public schools by niche.com and its housing options score a solid A.
Nearly 18,500 people live in the township—which is close to Route 8 and the Pennsylvania Turnpike, allowing for easy access to downtown Pittsburgh. Students attend the Hampton Township School District, a highly rated district that’s known for its academic and sports success. Hampton High School was recently named a 2018 Best School by niche.com and is ranked the 33rd best high school in Pennsylvania.
Hampton’s Department of Community Services oversees the township’s park and recreation, including 195-acre Hampton Community Park. The park provides a wide range of year-round activities including an outdoor pool complex, basketball courts, picnic shelters, a pavilion, playground, and fields/courts for soccer, street hockey, and tennis. There is also a trail system for hiking.
Nearby popular restaurants include The Hartwood, North Park Lounge, Blue North, and Narcisi Winery. Hartwood Acres, Beechwood Farms Nature Reserve, and North Park—Allegheny County’s largest park—are just a quick drive away.
We love Hampton for its history, variety of housing options, and community spirit. Each year, the township holds a 4th of July community celebration as well as a summer pool party. The blend of old and new makes this township a gem close to all that Pittsburgh has to offer.