We’ll be brief … most people come to our East Stroudsburg guide for these things: Rooms, Real Estate, Restaurants or Events so… Below are the quick links to each of these. Please feel free to contact us for any other information about East Stroudsburg. We are locals helping guide you to the Best of East Stroudsbusburg, PA
We are affiliated with Booking.com to provide you with the Best Rates at East Stroudburg hotels. On our hotels page you can find reviews. But, we suggest The Staybridge Suites for families and those staying any length of time. The lowest priced hotel closest to the Medical Center and the University is: The Quality Inn – East Stroudsburg.
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East Stroudsburg Real Estate – First, lets understand that homes in East Stroudsburg are grouped into two areas. The East Stroudsburg Boro and The East Stroudsburg School District.
The first is a couple square miles centered around downtown, the University and The Medical Center. Homes in the second, the School District / postal delivery area can go as far as 18-20 miles from the central downtown area. This second group is still considered East Stroudsburg, but might actually be in other neighborhood areas i.e. Marshalls Creek, Bushkill, Analomink, Wooddale etc.
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East Stroudsburg, PA (Zip 18301 and 18302)
The area of East Stroudsburg was first permanently settled in 1738, (11 years after the DePuy family settled in Shawnee 3 miles east in 1727) when James Monroe received a warrant of 600 acres in Bucks County, now Monroe County along the east bank of the Analomink or Smithfield Creek; now named Brodhead Creek.
An additional warrant for 150 acres on the west bank was given to Brodhead in 1750. Brodhead, a judge, was friendly with the local Indians, as well as with the Moravian missionaries who came to the area from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. After its founding East Stroudsburg transformed from a small community of farmers into a marketing center for local businesses in the 1920s. The tradition still stands today at the with Crystal Street being the commercial center of the town. Stores and restaurants provide services for local residents and East Stroudsburg University residents and sell everything from produce to baked goods to candy.
East Stroudsburg was a key contributor to the Poconos region economic boom of the early 19th century through its textile farming and educational industries. Today, its diversified economy supports reinvented urban manufacturing, entrepreneurship through start-up incubators like the like that provided by the University.
In recent years, downtown East Stroudsburg has seen a massive renaissance and development in its core commercial zones along Crystal street and Lincoln Ave where these zones continue to attract new businesses, luxury living spaces, developers, energy, and visitors into East Stroudsburg, PA .
Pairing with that urban renewal, East Stroudsburg is teeming with cultural attractions; its many music, historic sites, The University and arts organizations contribute to its renewal. Events in East Stroudsburg flourish as well; annually, big events like Music at the Train Station, the Annual Freedom Festival at Dansbury Park and events at East Stroudsburg University draw crowds from all over the region.
The economy of the area is driven by institutions like East Stroudsburg University and The Pocono Medical Canter (Lehigh Valley Pocono) along with tourism and regional shopping centers located in the borough.
On the display below are the Homes for Sale in the East Stroudsburg School District. While most of these homes area outside the borough proper as the school district extends out 18 or so miles, this is what most buyers are looking for. On this page are home within the borough.