Rural Small-Town Life on the Shores of Erie
Open green spaces, friendly neighbors, quaint downtown shops, and of course, all the amenities of beautiful Lake Erie await in the cozy hometown of Girard Township, Pennsylvania. Comprised of the boroughs of Girard and Lake City, Girard Township is a beautiful and historic locale offering excellent fishing, beautiful natural scenery, and plenty of opportunities to shop locally and get to know your neighbors.
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Shop & Dine Local
As a largely rural farming community, it’s not hard to find local produce, meats, and goods for all your grocery needs, or even to grow your own in your backyard. Godfrey Run Farm, Byham Farms, and Boyce Fruit Farm are three popular farms in the area providing produce to the community.
However, Girard Township isn't all rural farmland; there's also a quaint downtown comprised of local shops and restaurants. So head downtown to explore delicious dining options at Hunter Jacks Bar & Grill, Girard Dinor, All Aboard Diner, or Sweet Treats. You can also get to know your neighbors through community events, including live concerts, art workshops, and even chicken wing cookoffs!
Explore the Area’s Rich History
The history of Girard Township dates back to the early 1800’s, and citizens of Girard are proud of their culture. The Hazel Kibler Museum and the West Erie County Historical Society offer opportunities to learn more about the history of the area, while the Battles Farmhouses of Girard allow glimpses into 19th century rural life, including restored architecture and breathtaking gardens.
Explore the Countryside
One of Girard’s biggest attractions is the Lake Erie Community Park, a 125-acre park offering walking paths throughout the park, as well as a new playground, pavilions for parties and get-togethers, and charcoal grills. It also offers a mile of lakefront land on Lake Erie, where birdwatching and watching sunsets are popular pastimes.
Also located nearby is Erie Bluffs State Park, a 587-acre park and the largest undeveloped stretch of Erie shoreline, with 90-foot bluffs overlooking the water. Here, picnicking, hunting, fishing, and boating are popular pastimes.
Girard School District
Though it’s a small school system in a rural town, Girard School District is proud to offer all the amenities of big-city schools, including technology, all-day kindergarten, and vocational education programs.
Find Your Girard Township Home
Homes in Girard are spacious and privately situated on roomy yards, often with acres of land. Pricing is highly affordable, with most homes falling between $100,000 and $200,000.
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