Locations in Jeannette
Jeannette is a quiet small town, centrally located close to major shopping areas and many parks. 5 minutes from downtown Greensburg, 5 minutes from the PA Turnpike, and 5 minutes from such places of employment as Seton Hill, Greensburg Hospital, and Elliott Company.
Great views of the woods and easy access to Greensburg, Rt.30, Rt.66, and PA Turnpike. Quiet neighborhood. Fully remodeled units with additonal shower in basement. Price can't be beat.
- 2 Bedroom Townhomes w/ Garages 700sq.ft $775-$850+
- 2 Bedroom Townhomes w/basement 700sq.ft $750 -$825+
Beautiful, luxury 1 Bedroom apartments. Constructed in 2016, Morningside Apts. has amenities galore! Eat-in kitchens, ceramic tile, new carpet, hard coat plaster and decorative ceilings. Built-in microwave, dishwasher and washer and dryer combo.
- 1 Bedroom Apartments 800sq.ft $750-$850+
A little more about Jeannette...
Schools - private and public
Jeannette City School District includes McKee Elementary School, McKee Middle School and Jeannette Senior High School. Home to over 1100 students, the district has been traditonally a powerhouse in high school sports and has produced many championship Football and Basketball teams. Jeannette high school recently gained national prominence for producing NFL quaterback Terrelle Pryor.
Travel and Transportation
Major roads in the Jeannette area include U.S. Rt. 130, as well as the major highway U.S. Route 30 - both of which traverse Jeannette itself. The toll road U.S. rt. 66 has a Jeannette exit, and the PA Turnpike has an exit (67) located 5 miles from Jeannette.
Elliott Company, a large factory in the heart of Jeannette is one of Westmoreland County's largest employers. As well as Elliott Co. many people choose to live in Jeannette and commute 5 minutes to downtown Greensburg, enjoying a much lower cost of living in Jeannette as opposed to Greensburg.
Jeannette's Bushy Run Battlefield played a huge role in the Pontiac War in 1763. It was here that Colonel Henry Boquet led both British and American troops to defeat an Indian contingent in a battle which prevented the capture of Fort Pitt, and in the process reopened communication and supply lines. Today, Bushy Run is a historical landmark complete with a museaum, trails, picnic areas and an annual battle reenactement.
Jeannette gained national prominence at the turn of last century as the world's major glass producer, earning the title of, "Glass City". The name "Jeannette" itself comes from the name of major industrialist H. James McKee's wife - Jeannette E. Hartupee McKee.