Bellefonte has a total area of about 4.8 sq. kms. with an elevated height of about 920 ft. above the sea level. Bellefonte falls within the area of Centre county of Pennsylvania state. It is located in the valley of Nittany and Appalachians. There are a number of historical buildings in the area and these help in the growth of the local tourism industry. The local tourism sector helps in the growth of other industries like retail, hospitality, entertainment, health and many others in and around the region.