Pottsville is a true gem in Pennsylvania that offers people a great combination of small-town living, access to bigger cities, and a beautiful setting. Equipped with a thriving downtown and surrounded by natural beauty, Pottsville draws visitors from all over the region. The city works to provide recreation and programs for citizens, making it a great community to raise a family.
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Located in Schuylkill County, the city of Pottsville is home around 14,000 residents. The city rests along the Schuylkill River, nestled below beautiful Sharp Mountain, and the area is full of rich history. Pottsville offers an idyllic lifestyle that includes a small-town vibe that also has easy access to recreation, shopping, arts, and other amenities. Pottsville keeps people close enough to bigger cities with a wider variety of entertainment without sacrificing the peacefulness of living in a more rural area. Get more demographic information about Pottsville.
Homes in Pottsville provide a wonderful array of style and size. The pricing runs below the national median and the selection gives buyers plenty of choices. Browse the newest real estate listings in Pottsville, PA.
Pottsville’s schools include Clarke El Center, Lengel Middle School, and Pottsville Area High School. There district is home to a K-12 charter, Gillingham Charter School, as well. For private education, residents have All Saints Catholic Elementary and Nativity BVM High School. There are several higher education options nearby in both Harrisburg and Philadelphia, and includes schools like Franklin & Marshall College, Pennsylvania College of Art & Design, Pierce College, University of Pennsylvania, and Temple University. There is also a Penn State located in Schuylkill County. Search homes for sale in Pottsville by school district.
Pottsville and the surrounding areas have a varied workforce. While there is a strong emphasis on manufacturing, there is also many other fields and career options to choose from. Some of the top employers in Schuylkill County are SAPA Extrusions Inc, Wal-Mart, the state government, JELD-WEN Inc, Lowes Home Center, Cargill Meat Solutions Corporation, the County of Schuylkill, Pottsville Area School District, Guildford Mills, St. Luke’s Miners Memorial Hospital, and Hexcel Pottsville Corporation.
Pottsville residents will enjoy access to a charming, historic shopping district, local attractions, and plenty of outdoor recreations. Some of the top things to do in the immediate area are touring the D.G. Yuengling and Son Brewery, perusing two levels of incredible memorabilia and cars at Jerry’s Classic Cars and Collectibles Museum, and a visit to the Hope Hill Lavender Farm. Outdoor activities can be found at Locust Lake State Park, Sweet Arrow Lake County Park, and at the numerous nearby State Game Lands areas. For a local staycation, look to the beautiful Lodge at Sharp Mountain.
Pottsville is also close enough to both Harrisburg and Philadelphia to make frequent day trips for bigger attractions and to find excellent arts and cultural opportunities.
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