Local Housing Trends: Port Matilda & Bald Eagle Valley
The scenic Bald Eagle Valley stretches from Port Matilda to Blanchard in Centre County, and is one of the most affordable -- yet easily accessible -- areas to live locally.
Since the completion of Interstate 99 over a decade ago, the borough of Port Matilda (pop. 606) has become even easier to reach, and offers a quaint village feel with more affordable hosing prices than in the immediate State College area. With conveniences like a pizza shop, post office, tavern, convenience store and community park, you have all the basics – and if there’s something you need, it’s a quick jaunt into town.
The borough itself is located in the Bald Eagle Area School District, but some Port Matilda addresses may be located in the Philipsburg, Tyrone or State College school districts.
Laid out in 1850,...