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Top 10 Neighborhood Amenities in Hershey Harrisburg Region

Hershey is more than just a chocolate candy town. Hershey Chocolate Co. put the area on the map over 100 years ago more recently Milton Hershey Medical Center has contributed to tremendous growth to the Hershey Region over the last 30 plus years. If you are looking for employment or great health care you may want to consider moving into the Hershey Harrisburg Region. It’s a teaching Medical Center affiliated with Penn State College. The Milton Hershey Medical center is well known for its Children’s Hospital, Cancer center, heart center and many other health related needs and care related providers throughout the region. Employment tends to be steady since Hershey's close proximity to Pennsylvania State Capital City of Harrisburg, plus the Hershey area located in close proximity to Lancaster, and Lebanon areas that provide lots employment.
There are quite a number of sub-divisions within Derry Township some offer turnkey style living like Cambridge Commons, Oakmont and the Crest of Hershey. Communities of Stone Creek and Stoney Run offer large spacious executive homes. Some other popular communities are Deer Run, Southpoint, Jacobs Creek, and many more.
Travel east of Hershey into Palmyra area is Rockledge, another turnkey lifestyle. Homes in Rockledge are Townhomes, students in Rockledge go to either, Palmyra, or Derry. So if you prefer one over the other you’ll need to inquire when buying a home in Rockledge.

23 Briarcrest Square

Located along Route 422, across form Milton Hershey Medical Center. Turkey Hill market nearby, and Sorrento's Restaurant. Condo community of Briarcrest is next to Briarcrest Village square. Briarcrest apartments are close by and they do offer short term rentals. Access to Racquetball club and Hershey Lodge is along University Drive.

1025 Middletown Rd

Derry Township Communities of Southpoint, Deer Run, and Stone Creek are located along Middletown/Hummelstown Rd. with a Hummelstown Zip code of 17036. Easy access to Rt. 283 for Lancaster County bound traffic and Rt322 leading to Hershey and Harrisburg area's. Oakmont is a Condo community offers turnkey life style, Many of the homes offer a great view, community is nestled in the wood hills south of Hummelstown, Derry Township.

Tanger Outlets in Hershey

Tanger Outlets are located along Hershey Park Drive, to the east of Hershey Park, and Easy to get to from numerous locations whether its Harrisburg or the Palmyra area. Look north from Hershey Park Dr. and you'll see the historic Hotel Hershey.

Hershey Square

Hershey Square shopping center features two anchor stores; Kmart and Weis Grocery Store along with a number of other shops. Close by you will find Applebee's, Gas stations, McDonalds, Wendy's, Pizza Hut and more, located confidently between Hershey and Hummelstown.

Derry Town Mall

Small mall features Movie theatre, coffee shop, auto service, two local banks, and restaurant. Located next door is Giants grocery store. Located conveniently from in-town Hershey, Cambridge commons, and other residential neighborhoods.

Hershey Public Library

Hershey Public library is convenient to In-Town Hershey, and plenty of parking for cars. Located near Derry Township high School. Nearby you will see a great place for children to run off their energy at Cocoa Castle. Cocoa Castle is located next to Town Pool, rec center and Cocoa Blast outdoor skate park.

Hershey Medicial Center

Milton Hershey Medical Center has contributed to tremendous growth to the Hershey Region over the last 30 plus years. If you are looking for employment or great health care you may want to consider moving into the Hershey Harrisburg Region. It’s a teaching Medical Center affiliated with Penn State. The Milton Medical center is well known for its Children’s Hospital, Cancer center, heart center and many other health related needs and care related providers throughout the region.

Derry Township School

Derry Township High School is located at the corner of Governor Road (Route 322) and Homestead Road. Conveniently located to In-Town Hershey students. Derry Township Middle School and Elementary are located along Homestead Road making it convenient for parents to visit schools during teacher parent conferences.

Hotel Hershey

Historic Hotel Hershey was built by Milton Hershey. The well known circular dining room was Milton Hershey's idea since he did not want anyone to dine in a corner. Hotel Hershey is run by Hershey Entertainment which also operates the Hershey Lodge, Hershey Country club, Hershey Park. Hotel is located on a hill over looking Hershey Park and many other points of interest. Hershey Rose Gardens are located on the Hotel grounds and accommodates many weddings.

Hershey Downtown

Down town Hershey is lined with Hershey kiss light poles. On the square Milton Hershey built the Hershey trust bank which is still a bank. The press building was Milton Hershey s department store where he encouraged his employees to shop. Today it has two restaurants Houlihan's and Devons seafood are located in the pressure building. Hershey entertainment occupies the third floor. In-Town Hershey is a desirable area to live, you will find properties are well maintained, various price points. if your looking for a quality grocery store I suggest Pronio's market, well known for their Italian selections, and meat department. If your looking to treat your self to ice cream I suggest Mazzoli's located on the edge of town along Governor Rd. (route 322) Penn Hotel is close by and has great food.

Jerry Shilling

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Top 10 Neighborhood Amenities in Hershey Harrisburg Region