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Orwigsburg, Pennsylvania is a lovely community with a long, rich history. In the beautiful heart of Pennsylvania's rolling hill country, Orwigsburg is located in Schuylkill County which is named for the river that courses through it. Founded in 1823 by Peter Orwig, the town has a population of just over 3,000 residents. Orwigsburg is part of the excellent Blue Mountain School District, which is highly regarded for its high marks in academics, teacher quality, safety, college readiness, and overall quality. A number of other nearby towns are also served by the prestigious school district, making the area a popular destination among homebuyers. The Orwigsburg area is a patchwork of farms, woodlands, and small towns close to Pottsville, Allentown, Hershey, Poconos, and Harrisburg. A two hour drive will take you to New York City or Philadelphia if you wish, meaning you can enjoy a quiet small town lifestyle and quick and convenient access to the big city.
Orwigsburg has its own little shopping plaza, as well as unique boutiques, restaurants, and stores you won't find anywhere else. These one-of-a-kind local shops are common in the historic town centers of many communities in the area. There are also unique dining opportunities to be found around the area in local eateries and chain restaurants as well. However, the Orwigsburg area is most famous for its abundant natural beauty and outstanding opportunities for outdoor recreation at remarkable destinations such as Hawk Mountain. The Appalachian Trail also winds through the area, and numerous other foot trails and paths afford residents scenic options for hiking and biking. Bird-watching is excellent around Orwigsburg, with over two hundred species to observe including bald eagles, egrets, osprey, and heron. Multiple state parks and campgrounds make it easy to get out and see the birds, and the many lakes and ponds offer opportunities for a variety of water activities including boating, swimming, water-skiing, and of course fishing. In the winter, skiing is a popular pastime on the local peaks, and to equip you for your outdoor adventures, the area also has a Cabela's. In the surrounding area you’ll also find five wineries and Yuengling Brewery, America's oldest brewery in the United States.
In addition to all of these amazing features, Orwigsburg is also home to an abundance of remarkable real estate options. Homes for sale in Orwigsburg come in a broad price range and include homes of various ages, sizes and architectural styles. A few townhomes are available in Orwigsburg, Several multi-family dwellings are also available, and there are a number of single-family homes for sale in Orwigsburg, with an average listing price around $245,000. However, the price range for single family homes is broad and it is possible to find homes for as little as $49,900 or with listing prices over $800,000. Homes for sale in Orwigsburg include small properties with under 1,700 square feet of living space and large homes with over 6,700 square feet. Orwigsburg homes have one to six bedrooms, one to four and a half bathrooms and come on lots ranging from less than one acre to over 10 acres. With amazing amenities and diverse real estate options, Orwigsburg is a must-consider destination in Schuylkill County.
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Orwigsburg Pa. is known for its small town charm, and includes a scenic downtown Square reminiscent of times gone by, with local shops and eateries, including a 5&10 Cent store, and residential developments such as "Ridgeview","The Ridge" near Ridge road, and "Lantern Green" townhouses. Orwigsburg is bordered by scenic farmlands, mountains, and rolling streams and rivers. It was founded in 1796, and is located in southern Schuylkill County PA, and is surrounded by West Brunswick Township on the east, with North Manheim Township on the west. Deer Lake is located just south of Orwigsburg and includes "The Pines" residential development. Port Clinton is also to it's south, near the Berks County border line. Orwigsburg PA is part of the Blue Mountain School District and includes the community of the "Ridgeview" subdivision and the "Lantern Green" townhouses. It is also close to the "Pinebrook" subdivision which includes Brookside Court and Pinebrook townhomes and single residential properties in West Brunswick Township, and nearby "Sunnyside" subdivision to its north in North Manheim Township, near Schuylkill Haven PA.
Major roads include Pa Rt. 61, Rt. 895, and Rt. 443. According to the US Census Bureau, the Borough of Orwigsburg has a total area of 2.2 square miles, which is all land. The latest population as of the 2000 census was 3,106. It is located just a few miles from I-78 and within 30 minutes of Reading and Allentown, close to Cabela's and the shopping malls. Golf aficionados will enjoy the sprawling Schuylkill Country Club nearby.