The 1,150 square miles that make up Clearfield County are filled with opportunities for recreation, education and business too! The County is comprised of 30 townships, 20 boroughs and 1 city and approximately 83,000 people call it home. As in most areas, Clearfield offers a wide array of real estate choices. View Clearfield properties here and you'll see a mix of homes from historic mansions to starter homes to cabins and rural properties to farms. It is also a good area for investors in real estate because of the opportunities for owning rental properties. In addition to this, Clearfield County has over 500 acres of tax-free commercial ad industrial sites with complete infrastructure ready fo immediate development.
Clearfield offers quick access to Interstate 80 which makes daily commuting very convenient. In addition to this, a new bus service began in January of 2013. It provides easy and affordable commuting to State College and Philipsburg. You can learn more about this new service on the CATA website.
Opportunities for higher education are abundant in Clearfield County. The area is home to the Penn State University's DuBois campus as well as the Lock Haven University Clearfield Campus and the DuBois Business College.
HISTORY of Clearfield County, PA
In 1804, Clearfield County was created from parts of Huntingdon and Lycoming Counties. It was actually named after Clearfield Creek which alludes to the 'clear fields' made by the large number of bison in the area at that time! . There are events and activities for every season in Clearfield County. In the summer you can enjoy fairs, festivals, golfing and exploring any of the four state parks located here. In the winter you may enjoy the public trails for snowshoeing or the snowmobile trails. Learn more at VisitClearfieldCounty.org.
Great news for commuters! A new bus service began in January of 2013. Called the Clearfield Centre Connector, it does just what the name implies...connects ...