City of Aliquippa
Long known for its steel mills and its athletic dominance, Aliquippa is boldly reasserting its reputation as a competitive urban community. Boasting a reenergized business environment, a vibrant family-friendly feel, and a renewed focus on civic engagement, Aliquippa is a city with a bright and exciting future ahead.
Aliquippa is a city on the move!
The key to Aliquippa’s future is its prime location and the access it provides. Situated along PA Route 51, Aliquippa is mere minutes from the Pittsburgh International Airport, I-376, I-79, and the Pennsylvania Turnpike.
Only a 40-minute drive to downtown Pittsburgh, Aliquippa offers quick and easy access to downtown amenities. Perhaps most important for Aliquippa’s future, the city is only a few miles up the river from the $6 billion ethylene cracker plant being constructed by Shell. Unique in its capacity to support commercial and industrial growth, Aliquippa boasts one of the largest tracts of undeveloped riverfront property east of the Mississippi River.
In addition to being a great choice for businesses, Aliquippa is an inviting destination for families as well. All throughout the city one can find evidence of renovation and reclamation driven by affordable real estate situated in reinvigorated neighborhoods. Aliquippa possesses a strong family and community feel, being home to a robust nonprofit sector, various civic organizations, and numerous vibrant and diverse churches. Equally central to the vitality of the city is its rich and varied ethnic heritage, demonstrated by its various clubs, festivals, and ongoing gatherings. At the heart of Aliquippa’s community experience is its schools, comprised of recently renovated, state-of-the-art facilities both at the elementary and secondary levels.
Central to Aliquippa’s story are its people and its leaders. Beginning with innovative leadership at the city level, and extending throughout the community, principled and committed citizens are working hard to ensure an even brighter future for Aliquippa and its residents. Whether addressing the need for updated code enforcement, overseeing city infrastructure updates, or seeking out new and innovative ways of growing Aliquippa’s capacity to move forward, city officials and civic leaders are working hard to ensure that Aliquippa’s best days are yet ahead.
Take a moment to come to visit Aliquippa. Talk to our residents and ask about the exciting things going on all around the city. Pay attention to the story of our town, its rich heritage, and its fascinating people. Along the way, you should find it easy to see why nearly 10,000 people love Aliquippa and call it their home.
Come see for yourself. Aliquippa is a city on the move!
B.F. Jones Memorial Library
Congressman visits FADC, Feb 2018
Jan 2018 City Hall Event
Aliquippa City Hall
Hoffman's Drug Store
Aliquippa Industrial Park
Aliquippa Street 2