Lower Tyrone Township

General Character

Lower Tyrone Township is located approximately 12 miles north of Uniontown and borders Wetsmoreland County. The Township has a predominantly rural character with small pockets of residential uses. Large areas in the Township are agrarian open space including the manicured Linden Hall Country Club and golf course.

Information

Unincorporated Settlements

  • There are two unincorporated settlements in the municipality, Hulltown and Raineytown

Key Attributes

  • Fair Grounds
  • Linden Hall

Existing Built Area

  • 1% of Township land area
  • The Existing Built area is located along the Youghiogheny River near Dawson

Future Growth Areas

  • Growth will occur with small development in the rural community

Recreation/Cultural Resource Conservation

  • 6% of Township land area
  • There are two recreation areas, Linden Hall and the Fair Grounds

Commercial Conservation

  • 2% of Township land area
  • One area located in the eastern portion of the Township

Agricultural Conservation

  • 13% of Township land area
  • Located throughout the Township

Resource Preservation

  • 34% of Township land area

Land Reclamation

  • 9% of Township land area
  • One area in the west-central portion of the Township

Rural Conservation

  • 35% of Township land area