Adams Township

Welcome to Adams Township

A close-knit community in an upscale, rural setting
Adams Township, located along the southern edge of Butler County, offers a picturesque rural setting with tree-lined streets and open spaces for endless recreational opportunities.
Located only 30 minutes from downtown Pittsburgh, residents can enjoy the benefits of city living while maintaining a comfortable suburban lifestyle. Once a predominantly agricultural community, Adams Township has transformed over the past several decades into a thriving region in West-Central Pennsylvania. From modest homes to luxurious palatial estates, Adams Township has it all. The schools in the area are highly-rated, and the diverse, tight-knit community embraces its historical routes. The neighboring town of Cranberry Township has a booming commercial district, giving residents access to fine dining and upscale shopping experiences only minutes from home.

What to Love

  • Rural feeling
  • Small town charm
  • Close to downtown Pittsburgh
  • Highly-rated schools

Local Lifestyle

Living in Adams Township boasts a rural feeling not found in many industrial areas of Pittsburgh. Residents enjoy a laid-back lifestyle with ample opportunities for outdoor recreational activities with world-class entertainment and high-end shopping just a short drive away. The welcoming attitude of neighbors makes Adams Township a peaceful oasis and a great place to call home. Well-maintained properties, manicured lawns, and clean sidewalks are a testament to the pride residents take in this tight-knit suburban community. 

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

Adams Township is close to many shopping, dining, and entertainment options, with upscale urban amenities offered in downtown Pittsburgh and Cranberry Township. Springfield Grille is a long-standing favorite among locals in Adams Township, with highly-trained chefs serving delectable house specialties such as the filet oscar and harvest pork chop in a mahogany dining room. At Napa Prime Chophouse & Cigar Bar, diners will find wagyu, dry-aged prime cuts of beef, and a signature coal-roasted seafood tower.
Breakneck Tavern is a favorite hotspot featuring comfortable outdoor seating and an extensive selection of locally crafted beers. The eco-chic farm-to-table eatery provides a broad array of delicious Southern BBQ and Cajun offerings. In nearby Mars, Stick City Brewing Company is a popular gathering spot for residents of Adams Township, as the area is home to food trucks, fire pits, live music, and locally brewed IPA beers in the summer. 
The Streets of Cranberry provides endless shopping opportunities with numerous modern upscale stores and jewelers. At Cranberry Commons, shoppers are faced with their favorite big-box stores and brands. 

Things to Do

Close to Adams Township, Treesdale Golf & Country Club members enjoy 27 holes of championship golf and first-class amenities like upscale restaurants, a junior Olympic-size pool, tennis courts, a fitness center, and social events.
At Renaissance Day Spa, visitors can partake in customized health and wellness packages that include aromatherapy, massages, and a variety of treatments for a relaxing day of self-indulgence.
Adams Township Community Park offers walking trails, playground equipment, and picnic areas perfect for visitors of all ages. A local non-profit group organizes an annual Sip and Stroll event here to continue fundraising for expanding the park’s recreational facilities. 
The neighboring town of Mars is home to the last standing railroad depot of the defunct Pittsburgh and Western Railroad, drawing visitors to the area for a glimpse of the unique Mars Flying Saucer, an iconic landmark and tourist attraction at the depot.


The Mars Area School District serves Adams Township.
  • Mars Area Senior High School, 9-12, rated among the best public schools in Butler County
  • Mars Area Centennial School, 5-6, ranked within the top 20% of public schools in Pennsylvania
  • Mars Area Cyber Academy, K-12, a public charter school offering a prestigious cyber education program
  • Mars Area Elementary School, 2-4, public, top-rated school in the area

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