Hazle Township, Pennsylvania
See new property listings and browse homes for sale in Hazle Township, which surrounds the city of Hazleton. Located within the Hazleton Area School District, Hazle Township residents enjoy suburban living with the convenience of the city nearby.
Some of the first settlers to the area were Moravian missionaries looking to convert the area’s natives to Christianity in the 1700s. The lodging industry led to the widening and flattening of “Warrior’s Path,” creating the Berwick Turnpike—n. Then, in the 1830s, coal was discovered in the area, leading to settlements in Hazle Township when the area’s first coal mines.
The coal industry transformed the area, bringing modernization including rail rods, roads, and housing settlements. Immigrants traveled into the area for work during this time as the area’s coal was mined and transported to the Philadelphia area. Today, Hazle Township is a thriving community just outside of the city of Hazleton.
Churches in Hazle Township can be found in a variety of faiths and denominations. With recreational actives from the Hazleton Soccer Association to the Hazle Township Community Park, there is plenty for locals to do. Hazle Township is within driving distance from Knoebels Amusement Resort, Camelbeach Waterpark, Split Rock Resort, Eckley Miners Village, and more!