Mount Joy

Population: 8,150
Median Home Sale: $140,000
Median Household Income: $54,829
Median Commute: 19.00
Mount Joy
Mount Joy, Pennsylvania is a borough of Lancaster County. The name of the town Mount Joy is often shortened to Mt. Joy, but as the town was named after a ship and not a mountain this is incorrect. The borough spans approximately 2.3 miles none of which is covered by water and it is considered a part of the Appalachian region. Mount Joy was established in 1851 and has managed to hold on to it’s old world charm ever since. Public services Read More +
Mount Joy, Pennsylvania is a borough of Lancaster County. The name of the town Mount Joy is often shortened to Mt. Joy, but as the town was named after a ship and not a mountain this is incorrect. The borough spans approximately 2.3 miles none of which is covered by water and it is considered a part of the Appalachian region. Mount Joy was established in 1851 and has managed to hold on to it’s old world charm ever since.

Public services available in Mount Joy include, the Milanof-Schock Library and the Fire Department of Mount Joy. Educational efforts in Mount Joy are overseen by the Donegal School District that is made up of Donegal Primary School, Donegal Intermediate School, Donegal Junior High School and Donegal High School. These schools pride themselves on having the latest in educational technology, caring and attentive teachers and cooperative spirited students. According to the 2010 United States Census the borough of Mount Joy was home to 7,410 giving the borough a population density of 3,159.7 people per square mile.According to the 2010 United States Census the borough of Mount Joy was home to 7,410 giving the borough a population density of 3,159.7 people per square mile.

The borough is known for several unique museums and historic sites such as Donegal Mills Plantation, George Brown’s Sons Cotton and Woolen Mill, the Nissly Swiss Chocolate Company, Bube’s Brewery and the Central Hotel. Other attractions in the area include the borough’s many parks like Borough Park/Kunkle Field is a 5.28 acre park featuring baseball and softball fields, a pavilion for gatherings, and playground and tennis courts. Other parks include Little Chiques Park, Donegal Springs Road Park, Memorial Park, Westview Park, Florin Park, and The Lakes Park which feature a variety of playground options, walking trails, lake shore, and shelter houses. The city has shady streets, lovely green spaces and a small town atmosphere that welcomes newcomers warmly.

The borough is growing and thriving, one of its newest housing developments is Traditions at Elm Tree, these homes have a classic charm and elegance that provides comfort and stability for residence. Homes for sale in Mount Joy are predominantly upper middle class variety such as those found at Traditions. Other real estate options include houses and apartments for rent. Local agents await to help new residence find just the right home for you. Read less –

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