Palmyra is that quintessential Main Street American town. It’s a small city, but has a big heart. Surprisingly, and despite its size, its proximity to the popular cities of Harrisburg, Lebanon, and Hershey has made it headquarters for many businesses. With over 250 years under its belt, Palmyra remains an ideal place for families, and for those looking for a more small-town U.S.A. vibe.
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Located in Lebanon County, the city of Palmyra is home to around 7,400 residents. The city surrounds Highway 422, and lies between Lebanon and Hershey. You’ll find charming houses, an interesting topography, and enough downtown action to keep you entertained. Get more demographic information about Palmyra.
Homes in Palmyra are varied. You’ll find beautiful historic houses close to the center of town, and properties that have a little more room to roam. Most of the market consists of single-family homes, but you can find some townhouses as well. Browse the newest real estate listings in Palmyra, PA.
One of the biggest draws to Palmyra are the schools. The district, in which many of the schools receive top ratings and reviews, consists of Pine Street Elementary School, Northside Elementary School, Lingle Avenue Elementary School, Forge Road Elementary School, Palmyra Area Middle School, and Palmyra Area High School. Private education can be found in the surrounding area, and nearby colleges and universities include Penn State Harrisburg, Elizabethtown College, Lebanon Valley College, Franklin and Marshall College, and the Pennsylvania College of Art and Design. Search homes for sale in Palmyra by school district.
Palmyra and its nearest cities have a strong and varied workforce. There are careers available in manufacturing, grocery, medicine, education, and more. Top employers include General Mills and the Palmyra Area School District. In the surrounding area, top employers are the federal government, Good Samaritan Health System, Farmer’s Pride, Inc, Philhaven, and Ingram Micro.
Families have a nice array of things to do in Palmyra and Lebanon County. History lovers can head to the Pennsylvania Renaissance Fair or tour historic homes and museums. Outdoor and recreational families will enjoy places like the State Game Lands, the Boyd Big Tree Preservation Area, or Locust Lake State Park. For arts and culture, travel to Harrisburg, Hershey, and Lebanon. For those who want to explore the county’s variety of festivals, try Choctoberfest, A Dickens of a Christmas, or the Whoopie Pie Festival.
In Palmyra, some of the most beloved attractions are Rushing Waters, the Lazy S Ranch, and Erie Canal Aqueduct Park. There is also a nice area of for shopping and dining along Main Street.
Our REALTORS® are ready to help you find the ideal home in Palmyra. Contact BHHS Homesale Realty today to buy or sell homes in this peaceful community.
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