Location Profile

Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

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Facility Location
Lewisburg, Pennsylvania
Teaching Facility
Trauma Center
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Hospital Overview

The healthcare provider is located in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania. It's offered quality community healthcare for over 100 years and is still one of the best options for care in the region. More than 1,500 medical professionals help contribute to the excellent services offered at the facility. Signature care options include surgery, cardiovascular health, OB/GYN, and rehabilitative care.

Community Overview

Lewisburg is a borough (town) of 5,158 people nestled in the Pennsylvania Susquehanna River Valley. As the home of a prominent liberal arts college, it has great arts and cultural offerings. Lewisburg is also located in Central Pennsylvania, near Hershey or Harrisburg. It's extremely safe with one of the country's lowest crime rates, yet it is surprisingly affordable with relatively low rents. Niche.com rates it among the top 2,500 cities to raise a family. 

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Cost of Living

The cost of living in Lewisburg is reasonable, with prices much more affordable than in other Pennsylvania areas. Housing is one of the lowest costs for residents, with an average of $651 to $1,600 a month for a 1-bedroom. Rents within the area vary based on the size of the apartment or home, its location, and features.

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Lewisburg students attend the highly-rated public school district of Lewisburg Area Schools, which has 2 elementary schools, 1 middle school, and 1 high school. While small, the district offers some of the best educational opportunities in Pennsylvania, as test scores show, with 65% of students proficient in math and 74% in reading. In addition to these high test scores, the district's excellence shines through its many recognitions and awards. Nerdwallet named the district the best value in public education, while the National Association of Music Merchants listed Lewisburg as the Best Community for Music Education 10 years in a row. Donald H. Eichhorn Middle School is a former National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, while the district high school is recognized by U.S. News and World Report's Best U.S. High Schools. The high school also has some of the highest SAT scores in the state and a 95% graduation rate.  Students within the district can access computers thanks to Lewisburg Area Schools' 1:1 technology initiative, and all classrooms feature smart technology. 

There is also 1 private school in Lewisburg.  

Various youth programs in the community


Lewisburg is served by River Valley Transit, which connects the town to nearby Williamsport and beyond. The area also offers rideshare services like Lyft and Uber, plus a taxi service is available. The downtown area is walkable and bike-friendly, which makes short errands a breeze. 

Daily Driving in Lewisburg
  • The average commute in Lewisburg is 20 minutes, a commute much shorter than the national average of 26.8 minutes
  • 51.3% of commuters drive their own vehicle

Nearby Cities

 Lewisburg's location in Central Pennsylvania puts it within a short drive of many of the state's best attractions. 

Williamsport, Pennsylvania - A short drive of only 29 minutes 23.6 miles/37.98 KM lets you visit Williamsport. The trip is an easy and serene drive along the US-15 South highway. With diverse sports, history, and culture attractions, Williamsport is a great place to spend a day. The Thomas T. Taber Museum is perfect for a model train fan, home to over 300 model trains. You can also learn the area's Native American history through the museum's interpretative displays and artifacts. You begin your trip through the museum with the Walk Through Time galleries, which cover the geological history 550 million years; from there, you move through the eras, learning how Pennsylvania and the county evolved over time. Williamsport's spot on the Susquehanna River is the perfect spot for a riverboat tour. Book a trip on the Hiawatha Paddlewheel Riverboat, and experience one of its daily cruises featuring a narrated guided tour with music. Sports fans can visit the World Little League Museum to see the evolution of Little League baseball and learn about the World Series winners.

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania - The state capitol of Pennsylvania, Harrisburg, is 1 hour from Lewisburg. You only need to drive 61 miles/98 KM via the US-11 N and U-S15 N highways. Harrisburg's Whitaker Center is one of the city's top destinations. You'll find a performing arts venue, a theatre, a science center with more than 240 exhibits, and a design lab to enjoy. If you appreciate the arts, don't miss the Susquehanna Art Museum, the only art museum in Central Pennsylvania. The museum's exhibits cover all types of media, from photographs to sculptures. Finally, take a trip to City Island, a 63-acre island in the middle of Harrisburg packed with fun. It offers batting cages, a beach, a mini-golf, historic buildings, and a playground. 

Hershey, Pennsylvania - Hershey awaits a little over an hour via the US-11 S and US-15 South highway, a 77.4 mile/124.5 KM drive. Known as the birthplace of Hershey Chocolate, Hershey offers a theme park, zoo, and a chocolate factory tour. You can learn about the history of the Hershey brand and chocolate in general at the Hershey Story Museum, then visit the Hershey Chocolate World to see chocolate bars made and even make your own. If that's not sweet enough, end your stay in Hershey with Hersheypark. The largest amusement park in Central Pennsylvania, Hersheypark, has 15 roller coasters, a children's area, a waterpark, a zoo, and family rides. There's also a restaurant, The Chocolatier, with various dishes made with chocolate.

Local and Nearby Attractions

Lewisburg and the Susquehanna River Valley region represent the best Central Pennsylvania has to offer, both in shopping and things to do. 

The shopping options within Lewisburg largely consist of boutiques and locally-owned stores. There are several grocery stores, including Wegmans and Giant, plus Davy's Market, for produce, meat, and dry goods. Lewisburg Farmer's Market is open year-round with 100 vendors for everything for the fridge, freezer, and pantry.  One of the most interesting shopping spots is Street of Shops, an indoor flea market and boutique with more than 375 vendors.  Housed in an old mill, it features the recreation of an old-time street you'd stroll, with period touches such as vintage lampposts and benches. At Street of Shops, you'll find home decor, gifts, candles, candy, and children's items. The diverse range of vendors here means it can be a one-stop shop. 

The area museums all encourage learning for any age. Lewisburg Children's Museum offers educational experiences and fun with interactive play. Exhibits cover topics such as space, science, and the human body with hands-on features for young visitors. The museum also offers classes in art, language, and science. For art lovers, both young and old, there's the Samek Art Museum. The Samek presents various exhibits and uses them to evoke conversation about the arts in modern society. Some of their specialties are Japanese decorative art, historic prints, and modern works on paper. 

The entertainment scene is strong as Lewisburg is home to Bucknell University, a well-known liberal arts college. The university offers a 24-show performance calendar packed with music, theatre, family shows, and dance from August to April. Bucknell also has a 1941-era movie theatre, the Capitol Theatre, for new and classic movies. RiverStage Community Theatre, which presents a 5-show season each year, fills it schedule with family-friendly picks. 

Fun is just around the corner in Lewisburg. The HooplasXtreme Family Fun Center offers indoor trampoline play, mini-golf, an arcade, and bowling, for a whole day of entertainment. You can also get in a game of bowling at Lewisburg Lanes or race the clock to escape at the Fantasy Escape Room.  More thrills are close, with Hersheypark and Hershey Chocolate World just an hour away. Love reptiles? Get to know your scaly friends at Clyde Peeling's Reptiland, a zoo focused only on alligators, lizards, and other creatures.

The Susquehanna River Valley is picturesque and features some great options for outdoor recreation. You can hit the links at the Bucknell Golf Club, or if you want to take to the trails, try one of the area's excellent state parks. Ricketts Glen State Park is a sprawling park with 22 free-flowing waterfalls. Raymond B. Winter State Park also offers trails, plus a beach, fishing, picnic areas, and biking trails. Bike fans should also take advantage of the Buffalo Valley Rail Trail,  which spans 10.28 miles/16.54 KM long between Lewisburg and nearby Mifflinburg, ideal for bicyclists.

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Religious Centers

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  • Religious websites or directories: Church Finder and Church Angel
  • Social media groups or pages dedicated to a particular religion or city
  • Local community centers or mosques/temples/churches
  • Online forums or discussion groups
  • Ask for recommendations from friends or acquaintances who live in the area
  • Community event listings or local news websites


Lewisburg has a humid continental climate with warm summers and cold, snowy winters. Its coldest month is January, and the hottest temperatures arrive in July.  In terms of snow, Lewisburg averages 31 inches/787.4 MM a year, slightly higher than the national average. The city experiences the most snow on average during December and January. At its average of 42 inches/1066.8 mm of rain a year, Lewisburg definitely can be rainier than other areas of the country.

Average Lewisburg Temperatures
  • Annual: 21ºF to 84ºF /-6.11ºC  to 29ºC
  • December: Low of 25ºF/-4ºC  and High of 40°F /4.44ºC  
  • July: Low of 63ºF/17.22ºC and High of 84ºF /28.89º C

Crime Rate

Lewisburg is one of the safest cities in Pennsylvania, plus it's safer than 70% of the country's cities and towns. 

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  • Safest neighborhoods: Bucknell University, Lewisburg West, Borough Center, Linntown

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