The town of Pyhäjärvi is located in the southern part of the Northern Ostrobothnia region, sharing its borders with the Central Finland and Northern Savonia regions. The neighboring municipalities of Pyhäjärvi are Haapajärvi, Kiuruvesi, Kärsämäki, Pielavesi, Pihtipudas and Pyhäntä. Previously, Pyhäjärvi went by the name Pyhäsalmi, after its central urban area.
Town income tax rate: 20.75%
Town acreage: 1,459km², of which 148km² is water
Part of the Nivala-Haapajärvi sub-region