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Bellefonte is a borough and the county seat of Centre County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. It lies about twelve miles northeast of State College and is part of the State College, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. The borough population was 6,187 at the 2010 Census. It houses the courthouse located downtown on the square. Bellefonte has also been home to five of Pennsylvania's governors as well as two other governors. All seven are commemorated in a monument overlooking Talleyrand Park. The town features many examples of Victorian architecture as well as a natural spring, from which the town gets its name ("la belle fonte") bestowed by Charles Maurice de Talleyrand-Périgord during a land-speculation visit to central Pennsylvania in the 1790s. However, the spring, which serves as the town's water supply, has been covered to comply with DEP water purity laws. The early development of Bellefonte had been as a "natural town." It started with one house and a crossroad, then iron was found and the town grew.

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If you are looking for travel information of Bellefonte in United States, you've come to the right place. The nearest major city to Bellefonte is Hershey. Take a short trip from Bellefonte and set some time aside to explore the Hershey. Dotted with places like Hershey Park, Hershey's Chocolate World, The Hershey Story Museum; it will definitely be a good idea. A holiday in Bellefonte can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Bellefonte*

  • Pollution Statistics in Bellefonte

    Know the pollution level of Bellefonte before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 50 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 50 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 50 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 50 (Moderate)
  • Bellefonte: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Bellefonte for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bellefonte.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 8.33 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Car Stealing 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 16.67 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 58.33 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 91.67 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 25 (Low)
  • Living in Bellefonte - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 80.21 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 33.62 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 14.5 (Very Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 80.9 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 2.27 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 108.26 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Bellefonte

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bellefonte

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.66 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 65 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 42.5 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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