Mount Holly Springs, Pennsylvania, is a borough in Cumberland County. Nestled in a gap of the south mountains of the Cumberland Valley, Mount Holly Springs is 1.5 square miles. It is located along Mountain Creek, a tributary of the Susquehanna River. According to the 2010 U.S. Census more than 2,030 people call the charming town of Mount Holly Springs home.
Anyone who loves the great outdoors will fall in love with Mount Holly Springs homes for sale. At the doorstep of the community are state parks and the recreational areas of Kings Gap, Pine Grove Furnace, Colonel Denning and the Appalachian Trail.
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According to the 2000 U.S. Census data, there were 836 households in Mount Holly Springs and more than 541 families. The median income for a Mount Holly Springs household was $40,625. The median income for a family in Mount Holly Springs was $48,333. The per capita income for the borough was $19,229.
There are a variety of Mount Holly Springs homes for sale. According to county data, the estimated median house value in 2011 was $126,188. This is a significant increase from the estimated median value of $84,300 in 2000. The median home value in the state of Pennsylvania in 2011 was $164,800 which signifies homes for sale in Mount Holly Springs not only have increased in value, potential homebuyers are realizing a better value. According to 2011 county data, the average single family home in Mount Holly Springs was $152,051.
Mount Holly Springs is home to the Mt. Holly Marsh Preserve, a 913-acre preserve. Hikers enjoy challenging trails along the rocky slopes of South Mountain. The preserve offers excellent trout fishing, hunting, blueberry picking, and a variety of birds to watch and wildlife to enjoy.
On average, due to the fact Mount Holly Springs is located in the valley, it is 8-degrees cooler and more comfortable than the surrounding cities.
The children of Mount Holly Springs have several options for private education, but the majority of students attend the South Middleton School District. Within the limits of Mount Holly Springs is W.G. Rice Elementary. This facility houses kindergarten through third grade students in South Middleton School District. It has an enrollment of 628. The district has an estimated enrollment of 2,252. South Middleton School District is configured in a manner in which all elementary students attend W.G. Rice Elementary. Students in fourth and fifth grades attend the Iron Forge Educational Center. Students in grades six through eight attend Yellow Breeches Middle School. Freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors attend Boiling Springs High School. The district boasts a small student to teacher ratio.
There are seven universities and colleges in close proximity to Mount Holly Springs. Dickinson College is 6 miles away in Carlisle. Also nearby are Messiah College, Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, Gettysburg College, Harrisburg Area Community College, Pennsylvania State University – Penn State Harrisburg, and York College Pennsylvania.
Mount Holly Springs residents live in close proximity to some of Cumberland County’s largest employers. Some of the top 50 employers include the federal government, Highmark Blue Shield, Giant Food, the state government, Holy Spirit Hospital, Excel Inc., Fry Communications, Inc., Dickinson College, Overnite Transport Co., Gannett Fleming, Electronic Data Systems Corp. Old Dominion Freight and PPG Industries. Tourism has a major impact on the local economy. The Cumberland Valley Visitors Bureau promotes the tourist trade while the Cumberland Area Economic Development Corporation attracts and retains businesses.
Mount Holly Springs is home to national attractions, unique shops, restaurants and local festivals.
Mount Holly Springs is easily accessible via Interstate 83, Interstate 81, and Interstate 76. All of these Interstates pass through Cumberland County. Boiling Springs is 2 miles from Mount Holly Springs. Carlisle, Plainfield, Dillsburg, and York Springs are less than 3 miles from Mount Holly Springs.
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