Spotlight on Collegeville, PA

Spotlight on Collegeville, PA

Located in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, Collegeville is a great place to live! Ursinus College’s campus is in the center of town, and small businesses and restaurants line the main street. The Providence Town Center, a popular outdoor shopping destination just outside of town, offers a large variety of stores and restaurants, including Wegmans, an independent bookstore, and the Movie Tavern.

Housing in the Collegeville area varies widely and offers something for everyone. Buyers can find small townhomes, quaint single homes, spacious upscale townhomes, and large single homes on spacious lots. Many homes with a Collegeville mailing address are in the Perkiomen Valley school district, but some are in the Spring-Ford or Methacton district.

For outdoor activities, residents have access to the local trail system, Valley Forge Park, and Evansburg State Park. The Perkiomen Trail runs through Collegeville and is used by cyclists, walkers, and runners. Heading north, the Perkiomen Trail runs along the Perkiomen Creek and up to Schwenksville and Green Lane. Heading south, the trail extends through Oaks, where cyclists can pick up the Schuylkill River Trail and continue past Conshohocken and into Philadelphia.

Collegeville is home to Pfizer and GlaxoSmithKline pharmaceutical offices, and many other companies are within commuting distance, including Merck in West Point and businesses in King of Prussia and the Great Valley corporate center.

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