Welcome to the Cresson Area!

The Cresson Area sits atop the Allegheny Highlands in Cambria County, Pennsylvania. It is intersected by Pa route 53 and us route 22. The area is located between Altoona to the east and Johnstown to the Southwest.The Cresson Area consists of the communities  of Cresson Borough, Cresson Township and Sankertown Borough.  Surrounding communities include the boroughs of Ashville, Gallitzin, Lilly, Loretto and Tunnelhill. Surrounding townships include Allegheny, Dean, Gallitzin, Munster and Washington.

These communities make up the Penn Cambria School District.

The area was first settled by farmers who were followed by railroaders and coal miners. Today the Cresson Area is a residential community served by small businesses, light industry and farming. The area is also home to two colleges and a Federal prison.


Join the  Chamber

The benefits of Chamber membership are numerous. Some benefits will be more important to you than others. The main benefits though are universal. Chamber membership conveys credibility and stability to your customers. Being a member of the Chamber of Commerce will open the door to many contacts that can help your business grow through the power of referrals and networking.

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Event Calendar

Visit our calendar of event page and see all of the exciting events happening in the region.  

Have an event that you would like to Submit?

The Cresson Area Chamber offers an event calendar as a service to our community.  Non-profit organizations, and chamber members who are offering free events for the community are welcome to submit their events to our community calendar.  Chamber members can also submit events by logging into their business listing.

You can log into your cressonarea.com account here.

Not a member ?  Click Here to submit your event via our Public Form.



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