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Living in Collegeville, PA

Collegeville, Pennsylvania, was given its name in 1869 after the founding of Ursinus College. The school is still an important part of Collegeville, but recent years have seen an influx of new businesses making their home in the borough, as more and more people look for houses in the Philadelphia suburbs.

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Things to Do in Collegeville

Collegeville’s inflow of residents has brought new retail opportunities to the town. Providence Town Center provides one-stop shopping for everything from groceries to date night. Stores like Best Buy, DSW, and Wegmans anchor the shopping center, with many other smaller retail options and restaurants in between. There’s even a movie theater with a full bar and restaurant.

Collegeville residents also have many options for enjoying the area’s natural beauty.The Perkiomen Trail is a 20-mile riverside path that outdoors enthusiasts use for hiking, biking, and even horseback riding. The trail also connects with many parks and historical sites, allowing for fun and educational side trips. For those who don’t have their own horse but still want to enjoy Collegeville’s scenery, Red Buffalo Ranch allows visitors to take their horses out onto local trails. People looking for the absolute best views of the area can visit Sky Riders Balloon Team, a local company that offers hot air balloon rides that afford customers views of the entire Collegeville area, as well as the Philadelphia skyline.

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Collegeville, PA Real Estate

As a suburb of Philadelphia, Collegeville attracts many former city dwellers looking for more space. That’s why you’ll find many large Colonial homes on over an acre of land. Elsewhere throughout town, you’ll find townhomes, ramblers, and beautifully renovated split-levels, many of which come with large backyards.


Getting There & Around


What Locals Love

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  • Grocery shopping doesn’t have to be stressful. Collegeville’s Wegmans features the chain’s first full-service in-store restaurant, called The Pub.
  • People who aren’t afraid of heights can choose between a hot air balloon ride with Sky Riders Balloon Team or skydiving with Skydive Collegeville.
  • Ursinus College’s campus operates as its own town in many ways and has several attractions available to students and non-students alike, including several museums.


Collegeville Real Estate at a Glance

  • 66 Homes Sold*
  • 57 Avg. Days on Market*
  • $575,000 Median Price*

*over last 3 months

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