Millcreek Township is the largest suburb of Erie, PA, and was voted in the Top 100 Best Places to Live by CNN Money Magazine. Rich in culture and history and home to miles of parkland, Millcreek is alive with entertainment and recreational options. A great location and school system make Millcreek an incredibly desirable place to live. And with a variety of housing options, there are homes to suit every lifestyle and budget.
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The Charm of Millcreek Township
One of the earliest townships to settle in Erie, PA, Millcreek was one of the original 16 townships of Erie County. Today, Erie's rich history is preserved in a number of historic sites and museums throughout Millcreek and the surrounding area. Discover and interact with Erie's history at Erie Maritime Museum, historic Warner Theater (built by Warner Bros. in the early 1920s), Erie Art Museum, Erie County Memorial Park, and many other local attractions.
If you get a thrill from the darker side of history, have a beer at Nicky's Pub. Formerly known as State Street Tavern, the haunted pub is one the few taverns built in the early 1800s that remains today.
Nature lovers will fall in love with Presque Isle, a recurving sandpit peninsula of Lake Erie that connects to the mainland in western Millcreek. Oliver Hazard Perry used the peninsula's bay as a harbor to construct six out of the nine ships in his fleet during the War of 1812. Today, the park is a popular outdoor attraction for locals and visitors alike, and a sanctuary to more than 150 different species of birds.
In 1896, the Erie Electric Motor Company purchased a wooded area known as Hopkins Grove to develop an amusement park. Waldameer Park and Waterworld now has more tan 75 roller coasters, water slides, and rides for all ages, and is one of the oldest amusement parks in the nation.
Ideal Location in Erie, Pennsylvania
Millcreek residents are connected by several major roadways (I-90, I-79, RT 19 and RT 20) to everything they could ever need. In Millcreek Township, everything fromgrocery stores and dining establishments to excellent schools and miles of parkland are just around the corner.
Residents are only minutes away from:
Lake Erie and Lake Ontario
Summit Towne Center
Erie International Airport
Whispering Woods Golf Club
Erie County Technical School
Millcreek Community Hospital
and much, much more!
Top Rated Schools in the Nation
The Millcreek Township School District began in 1805, in a one-room school house where a well paid teacher might earn $15 a month and the school term was from November to March.
Today, there are 7 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, and 3 high schools in the Millcreek Township School District, as well as a number of highly-rated nearby private and charter school options.
Millcreek schools are rated 7 out of 10 by GreatSchools, and are committed to providing a world-class education, preparing students to reach their full potential, and offering a variety of extracurricular activities in the arts, physical activities, and library and science research. Millions of dollars in scholarships are offered to the graduating classes of Millcreek Township School District every year.
High schools offer a dual enrollment program, allowing high school students to take courses at local higher education institutes and earn credits that count towards both their high school education and a college degree. Erie County Technical School is an institution in Millcreek at which students in 10th grade or above can take courses at.
Find Your Home in Millcreek, PA
Millcreek offers a wide variety of housing options amidst luscious landscape. If you are thinking of moving to Millcreek or the Erie, PA area, we invite you to use the complimentary resources that Marsha Marsh Real Estate Services has provided. You'll find a lot of information about buying homes in Millcreek and relocating to the Erie area. To request a private tour or view homes for sale in Millcreek or surrounding areas, please contact Marsha Marsh Real Estate Services at 814.866.8840.
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