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About Rebersburg

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Rebersburg is located in eastern Centre County, in Brush Valley. The town has a total area of 1.36 square miles and a population of approximately 500 people. A small, rural town with rich farmland and the nearby water source of Elk Creek, the environment is great for outdoors-lovers. Popular activities in the area include fly-fishing and hunting.

Conrad Reber was one of the early settlers who took advantage of the people coming into the valley and laid out Rebersburg, which he named after himself, in 1909. There is a strong Amish presence in the area, which keeps the German traditions alive in this area rich with history. Farming and related practices were the main vocations of settlers in Rebersburg and Brush Valley. By 1803, there were eighteen distilleries in the valley. Besides grain for whiskey, liquor was made from apples and peaches. Rebersburg has also had as many as four taverns, which played an important role in its development as an important post and market center for travelers. In 1979, the town was entered onto the National Register of Historic Places.