of the ten largest universities in the United States, Penn State
University, located in State College, provides a fertile atmosphere
for entrepreneurs, and offers businesses significant assistance with
technology both at its Innovation Park at Penn State and through its
many technology transfer and research applications.
The well-established communities of Bellefonte, Phillipsburg,
Snow Shoe, and State College are deeply involved in the industrial
and mining industries with many advanced process and material
applications stemming from University research.
Major employers include Corning, C-Cor, Cerro Metal, Ratheon
E-Systems, American Yearbook, Accu-Weather, and MBNA Marketing.
Interstate 99, presently under construction, has opened up
new opportunities for businesses currently located in or expanding
into Centre County.
Centre county is the area highlighted in yellow. Click on the "SZ"
labels within the county to see detailed information on those Sub Zones, or use the navigation
below the map.