About the Borough

Name Origin


Located in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, approximately 11 miles northwest of Pittsburgh. Sewickley is an Indian word for "Sweet Water" and has a history that dates back to the mid 1700s, with the first written mention of Sewickley dated December 31, 1767.


Borough Incorporation & Development


The Borough was incorporated in 1853 and has a population of 3,827 according to the 2010 Census. Sewickley is 1 square mile with the following:
  • Numerous Churches
  • Sewickley Community Center
  • Sewickley Public Library
  • Heritage Valley Health System
  • Sewickley YMCA
  • Sweetwater Center for the Arts
  • Vibrant Business District

Amenities


The Borough of Sewickley has a wide variety of amenities to offer such as:
  • Assorted Local Civic Organizations
  • Diverse Business District Within Walking Distance
  • Private and Public Schools
  • Tree Lined Residential Neighborhoods
  • Various Churches

Community Events


There are many community events throughout the year in the Borough of Sewickley, including:
  • Flag Retirement Ceremony
  • Gallery and Art Walks
  • Harvest Festival
  • Light Up Night
  • May Mart
  • Memorial Day Parade
  • Santa Parade

Public Access Television


Sewickley Borough now has public access television (PEG-TV) available on Comcast (Channel 765) and Verizon (Channel 38), providing news, community events and up to date information for our Sewickley residents.