Nittany, Pennsylvania

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Nittany, Pennsylvania
Census designated place
Map showing Centre County in Pennsylvania
Map showing Centre County in Pennsylvania
Nittany is located in Pennsylvania
Location in Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°59′52″N 77°33′22″W / 40.99778°N 77.55611°W / 40.99778; -77.55611Coordinates: 40°59′52″N 77°33′22″W / 40.99778°N 77.55611°W / 40.99778; -77.55611
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Centre
Township Walker
 • Total 1.42 sq mi (3.67 km2)
 • Land 1.42 sq mi (3.67 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 894 ft (272 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 658
 • Density 465/sq mi (179.4/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
FIPS code 42-54520
GNIS feature ID 1182480

Nittany is an unincorporated community and census-designated place[1] in Walker Township, Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States. As of the 2010 census, the population was 658.[2]

It is located along the northeastern border of Centre County, next to Lamar in Clinton County. It lies in the Nittany Valley, between the long ridge of Nittany Mountain to the southeast and lower Sand Ridge to the northwest. The center of Nittany is at the intersections of PA Routes 64 and 445. PA 64 leads northeast through Lamar 3 miles (5 km) to Interstate 80 and southwest 9 miles (14 km) to Zion, while PA 445 leads southeast across Nittany and Brush mountains 12 miles (19 km) to Millheim.


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  2. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Census Summary File 1 (G001): Nittany CDP, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved April 17, 2015.