Beaver, PA Real Estate Market
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Beaver, a small town rich in history, is located near the Ohio border in Western Pennsylvania. Interstates 376, 76, 79 and 80 are all easily accessible from Beaver, which is conveniently located 18 miles from Pittsburgh International Airport, 35 miles from downtown Pittsburgh, and a quick 12 miles from the abundant shopping and dining options in Cranberry Township.
History abounds in the area, which boasts an award-winning local history museum and the Beaver Area Memorial Library downtown. Beaver is home to Fort McIntosh, the first fort of the Continental Army built north of the Ohio River. The Beaver Area Heritage Museum features a restored freight station, formerly owned by the PA-Erie Railroad, which attracts visitors from all over the region.
The community established a streetscape project in an attempt to replicate the aesthetics of 19th-century Beaver by removing overhead power lines and parking meters, building a forty-foot clock tower on the center plaza downtown, and constructing a water fountain feature to add ambiance.
Beaver provides a number of employment opportunities for its residents, especially through Heritage Valley Beaver, a local healthcare system employing over 60 physicians in the Beaver area.
The community has nine town parks within one square mile, giving residents and visitors alike abundant recreational space. Beaver has hockey rinks, playgrounds, ice rinks, a skate park, community pool, dog park, biking trails and even horse trails. Annual activities include farmers markets, the Turkey Trot 5K, a Light-Up Festival around the holidays, multiple parades throughout the year, and a Vietnam Veterans Tet Party Reunion.