Located in Southwestern PA, the Highlands Partnership Network area is made of the municipalities of Fawn Township, Harrison Township, Brackenridge Borough and Tarentum Borough. The area is approximately twenty-two square miles with a population of about 25,000. It is located in the northeast corner of Allegheny County along the Allegheny River about 18 miles from Pittsburgh. Route 28 provides easy access to the Greater Pittsburgh area.
The immediate area contains major industries, including three major research and development facilities. The four communities offer a mixture of urban and rural residential areas, and a variety of recreational, educational, shopping, dining, entertainment, and health care facilities. Residents are within commuting distance of major Pittsburgh and Western Pennsylvania colleges and universities, and a wide selection of business and technical schools.
HPN values the generational nature of the communities, while encouraging growth and economic development that will attract new families, residents and businesses into the area. By focusing on the strengths of our community - hardworking people, family-owned and longtime small businesses, caring organizations and institutions - we can identify areas of immediate or future need in order to accomplish community-focused solutions and innovative advancements.