Osterburg, Pennsylvania

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Osterburg, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
Osterburg is located in Pennsylvania
Osterburg
Osterburg
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°10′10″N 78°31′13″W / 40.16944°N 78.52028°W / 40.16944; -78.52028Coordinates: 40°10′10″N 78°31′13″W / 40.16944°N 78.52028°W / 40.16944; -78.52028
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Bedford
Townships King, East St. Clair
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 16667

Osterburg is a small unincorporated community in Bedford County, Pennsylvania, United States, between Bedford, Claysburg, and Imler. The ZIP Code for Osterburg is 16667. It is part of the Chestnut Ridge School District.

Economy[edit]

Logging and dairy farming are leading parts of the economy of the Osterburg area. Local businesses include Osterburg Post Office, Slick's Ivy Stone Restaurant,[1] Osterburg Diesel, First Commonwealth Bank,[2] and Osterburg Country Store as well as Peights windows.

Education[edit]

Public schools[edit]

Osterburg is served by the Chestnut Ridge School District which operates two elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school.[3]

Higher and post-secondary education[edit]

Recreation[edit]

Although small, there are many recreational activities in the Osterburg area. Bobs Creek is 13.1 miles (21.1 km) long and has been determined by American Whitewater to be a class I-III section for rafting and kayaking.[5] Blue Knob State Park is also nearby and provides swimming, camping, hunting, fishing, hiking, snowmobiling, cross country skiing and downhill skiing.[6]

Transportation[edit]

Osterburg is a half mile from access to I-99 and US 220, with easy access to Altoona, Bellefonte, Bedford, and the Pennsylvania Turnpike.

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