Not far from the thriving city of Columbia, on the banks of the Susquehanna River sits the community of Marietta, PA. Like many communities in Pennsylvania, Marietta is known for its historic properties, but what makes this community stand out is the fact that about half of the land that makes up Marietta is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Here, you'll find properties dating back all the way to the 1700s. Yet, the community also has a modern flair, providing the perfect blend of history with the amenities and features today's homeowners need.
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Marietta is not a large city, and it has just over 2,600 estimated people living here. Affordable home prices draw many people to the area, and the average age of a resident of the community is 41.3—close to the state average. A low cost of living and a central home location make this historic community popular. Get more demographic information about Marietta.
If you're in the market for homes for sale in Marietta, you'll find both historic and newly built properties available. While it is known for its many historic homes, Marietta also has a number of newer neighborhoods offering more modern properties. The northwestern edge of the community near Maytown and Coffee Goss Roads are a prime location for a modern home, while the middle of town and riverfront areas have the largest number of historic properties for sale. Browse the newest real estate listings in Marietta, PA.
The youngest students attend Donegal Primary School, located in Mount Joy. Upon entering third grade, students move to Donegal Intermediate School which is not far from the borough. Seventh and eighth grade students attend Donegal Junior High School, while ninth through twelfth graders will attend Donegal High School. The nearby Millersville campus of the University of Pennsylvania and Penn State York both provide for the college needs of area residents. Find homes for sale in Marietta by school district.
Outside of a few local businesses and retailers, Marietta does not have many job options for its residents. However, Lancaster County has plenty, and some of the largest area employers include Lancaster General Hospital, Mutual Assistance Group, Dart Container Corporation and the Ephrata Community Hospital. The close proximity to Columbia makes it easy for residents of Marietta to find work.
One of the most popular things to do in Marietta is to tour the 19th century architecture found along the waterfront. Market, Front, Biddle and Waterford Streets contain some of the finest examples of working-class row homes and the architecture of the 1800s. Marietta is known for its Fabulous Fourth Fridays, an event that highlights local businesses every fourth Friday of the month. In December, many of the historic homes open their doors to guests during the Christmas Candlelight Tour.
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