is a city in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania, United States. Located approximately 18 miles outside of Downtown Pittsburgh, Lower Burrell is part of the Pittsburgh Metro Area. The population was 12,608 at the 2000 census.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 11.8 square miles (30.6 km²), of which, 11.6 square miles (29.9 km²) of it is land and 0.3 square miles (0.7 km²) of it (2.28%) is water.
Informally, the city is divided into different neighborhoods and areas including Bon Air, Braeburn, Braeburn Heights, Central City, Edgecliff, Gladeview, Indian Fields I & II and Kinloch. Lower Burrell's central Business District overlaps Bon Air-Central City-Gladeview neighborhoods.
Lower Burrell is located in the Appalachian Plateau, the western portion of the Appalachian Mountain range. The city's landscape varies greatly, with large swaths of flat land (typically in Bon Air, Central City and Gladeview) to areas with gentle slopes, and even steep cliffs and hillsides in certain areas. The city is bounded on the north and southwestern corner by the Allegheny River. Jacks Island, a river island approximately 0.96 km (0.6 mile) in length, is located within the city, off the shores of the Braeburn neighborhood.