Aaronsburg is a census-designated place (CDP) in Centre County, Pennsylvania. It is part of the State College Metro Area, and has a total area of 0.5 square miles, all of which is land. The settlement was founded by Aaron Levy, and is named after him. It was settled in 1786, with plans of making it the county seat, which didn't happen on account of the scarcity of water.
Retail trade, public administration, finance and insurance operations, and health care and social assistance are the major commercial activities here. The closest hospital is the Mount Nittany Health Center, located about 17 miles away in State College. The area also has a library, historical museum, and a pottery shop. The Aaronsburg Historic District is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The cost of living here is 5.40% lower than the country average.
This place gets about 42 inches of rain annually. The number of days with measurable precipitation is 124. Snowfall is about 46 inches annually.