Abington Heights is a community in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania that offers the advantage of country living coupled with easy access to multiple amenities. With a combined population of just under 23,000 people, the area maintains a friendly, small-town feel and comforting sense of community.
The borough of Clarks Summit is the central locale of the Abingtons. However, this area encompasses the following communities: Clarks Green, Areas of Dalton, and the Townships of Waverly, Glenburn, Newton, Ransom, North Abington, and South Abington.
As you consider relocating to the Abington Heights area, you will be impressed by the high standard of living enjoyed by the residents. In addition to the Abington Heights School District, a top-ranked public school, the area has multiple competitive, independent schools and mid-sized private colleges and universities. Recreational facilities abound, with numerous, well maintained public parks, sports fields, dog parks, picnic pavilions, walking trails, private golf and tennis clubs, and state parks located in the area. One popular option is the South Abington Recreation Park, located near the South Abington Elementary School, offering athletic fields, lighted basketball courts, a children’s playground, splash park, a dog park, and a walking trail featuring two covered bridges. Local boutiques, specialty stores, and larger retailers can all be found here, accompanied by a wide variety of restaurants, health food stores, and farmers markets. Traveling to and from the area is very convenient, as the Abington’s offer easy access to Interstate 81, the PA Turnpike, the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton International Airport, and are approximately two hours (by car) to both New York City and Philadelphia.
Homebuyers will be thoroughly impressed with the variety of homes available throughout this enclave of Northeastern Pennsylvania. Private lots with acreage are plentiful, as are various subdivisions, and home styles range from beautiful, historic farmhouses to modern, custom-built homes.
The Clarks Summit area provides well-rounded living in charming, quiet communities, and we sincerely hope you consider purchasing your next home here.
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