South Connellsville Borough

General Character

South Connellsville Borough is located in the north-central portions of the County adjacent to the City of Connellsville. The Borough is unique in that the northern portion is largely developed and the southern portion is largely undeveloped. The developed portions of the Borough are primarily made up of residential and neighborhood commercial uses with industrial uses adjacent the Youghiogheny River.


Key Attributes

  • Access to the Youghiogheny River
  • Adjacent to the City of Connellsville

Existing Built Area

  • 45% of Borough land area
  • The Existing Built areas radiate from the City of Connellsville in the northern portion of the Borough

Future Growth Areas

  • Growth will occur as reuse and in-fill within the existing built areas

Resource Preservation

  • 27% of Borough land area

Land Reclamation

  • 1% of Borough land area
  • One site in the southern portion of the Borough

Rural Conservation

  • 27% of Borough land area