Murrysville, its formal legal name in its Charter as The Municipality of Murrysville, is designated as a home rule status community in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 20,079 at the 2010 census. It became a home rule Municipality in August 1976, when its electorate voted for its Charter designating it a Municipality.
The Municipality of Murrysville is located at 40°26′5″N 79°39′24″W (40.434828, -79.656724). It is roughly 20 miles east of Pittsburgh on U.S. Route 22, just east of the county line that separates Westmoreland and Allegheny counties. Murrysville is a control city on the sign for eastbound US 22 at the eastern end of I-376 in Monroeville.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the Municipality had a total area of 36.9 square miles (96 km2), of which, 36.9 square miles (96 km2) of it is land and 0.03% is water.
Among the neighborhoods within Murrysville are Murrysville Heights, Heather Highlands, Franklin Estates, Settlers Ridge (The Ridge), Dunningtown, Newlonsburg, Ringertown, Sardis, and White Valley. Murrysville surrounds, but does not include, the Borough of Export, which is a separate municipal entity.
Murrysville has eight borders, including Upper Burrell Township to the north, Washington Township to the north and east, Salem Township to the south and southeast, Delmont to the southeast, Penn Township to the south, and the Allegheny County neighborhoods of Monroeville to the southwest and Plum to the west. The borough of Export is situated inside Murrysville in the south-southeast section.