Cities & Towns in Centre County, PA

Centre County, county in Pennsylvania, United States. As of 2020 county had an estimated population of 161,496 inhabitants. The county was created 224 years ago in 1800. Its county seat is Bellefonte.

There are 21 city/town in Centre County, PA. The largest city of Centre County is State College with a population of 41,366. Other cities include, Park Forest Village population 9,660, Bellefonte population 6,188, Boalsburg population 3,722, Pleasant Gap population 2,879

State College
State College

State College, The largest city in Centre County, Pennsylvania.

Park Forest Village
Park Forest Village

Park Forest Village, Census designated place


Bellefonte, County seat of Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States

Nestled in the mountains of central Pennsylvania, Centre County contains a diverse mix of college towns, quaint villages, and rural communities. Some of the notable cities and towns to explore in Centre County include:

State College is the largest borough and county seat. It is best known as the home of Pennsylvania State University and offers a lively, youthful feel with live music, cafes, festivals, and college town culture.

Bellefonte, situated along Spring Creek, provides small town charm with its Victorian architecture, specialty shops, and parks. The historic courthouse and nearby Talleyrand Park are community focal points.

Philipsburg, originally a planned 19th century company town, retains much of its original colonial style and layout. Local restaurants, breweries, and shops line the main street through town.

Villages like Lemont, Port Matilda, and Stormstown embody the rural heart of Centre County with cozy general stores, community halls, and natural scenery. Outdoor recreation abounds in the area's forests and valleys.

With its blend of collegiate energy, quaint villages, and natural beauty, Centre County’s cities and towns appeal to residents and visitors of all ages seeking campus culture or a peaceful countryside escape.

All Centre County Cities (Aphebetical)

List of cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Centre County.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z all
City Name Title Population
Bellefonte County seat of Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States 6,188
Boalsburg Census designated place 3,722
Central City Borough of Pennsylvania 1,021
Centre Hall Borough of Pennsylvania 1,216
Coaldale Borough in eastern Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania 2,131
Curtin Township in Centre County, Pennsylvania 582
Houserville Census designated place 1,814
Howard Borough in Pennsylvania, United States of America 728
Milesburg Borough of Pennsylvania 1,064
Millheim Borough of Pennsylvania 876
Park Forest Village Census designated place 9,660
Philipsburg Capital city of Sint Maarten 2,678
Pine Grove Mills Census designated place 1,502
Pleasant Gap Census designated place 2,879
Port Matilda Borough of Pennsylvania 582
Snow Shoe Township in Centre County, Pennsylvania 758
Snydertown Census-designated place in Centre County, Pennsylvania 316
State College The largest city in Centre County, Pennsylvania. 41,366
Stevens Census-designated place in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania 426
Stormstown Census designated place 2,366
Woodward Census designated place 2,116

County Cities on Map (21)

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