Cranberry Township is located in Butler County, Pennsylvania. It was named after wild cranberries that once grew in the area. It is a Second Class Township with a population of 23,625 as of the 2000 census. This is a dramatic increase from 1990 when it was 14,809. The large jump in population can largely be attributed to the development of I-279, a route which cut travel time to Pittsburgh down to less then half an hour. Cranberry Township spans over 22.8 square miles and is in a prime location with most areas in the region easily accessible. Although Cranberry Township offers a short commute for workers in Pittsburgh it also has multiple large employers of its own. The largest employers in Cranberry Township include Traco, Verizon Wireless and UPMC Health System.
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Neighboring Pittsburgh offers numerous institutes of higher education. The US News &World Report ranked Pittsburgh University in the top 25 public universities. Pittsburgh University’s strong areas include business, law, philosophy, engineering, medical care, philosophy of science and asian studies. Pittsburgh is also home to the internationally recognized Carnegie Mellon University. Areas of study this universities is well known for include robotics, engineering, computer science and architecture. Other colleges and universities offered in Pittsburgh include Duquesne University, Robert Morris University, Carlow University, Point Park University, Chatham University, Pittsburgh Theological Seminary, Pittsburgh Technical Institute, and the Community College of Allegheny County. Cranberry Township’s primary and secondary students are served by the Seneca Valley School District. The district covers surrounding areas with a total student enrollment of over 7,600 .
Cranberry Township has an abundance of recreational opportunities. The townships three major parks are Graham Park, North Boundary Park and Community Park. Each are great for outdoor recreation. The Cranberry Highlands Golf Course is another popular spot. This beautiful course spans over 186 acres and is great for golfers of every skill level. The Municipal Center is another notable location. It offers various facilities and has a skatepark located directly behind it.