Cresco homes are located in the beautiful Pocono Mountains, offering residents a stunning natural environment. Cresco is a small, close-knit village, one of five that make up Barrett Township. Kids from Cresco attend schools in the Pocono Mountain School District. This district has been steadily improving its academic performance and test scores since 2010. It also participates in the dual enrollment program. This allows high school students to take college courses at a deeply discounted rate. Students who participate in this program save a significant amount of time and money on their college degrees.
Cresco real estate is a great investment due to its location at the heart of the Poconos. Alpine Mountain resort is 11 miles to the south in Henryville. The family-friendly resort offers lessons and activities with beginners and families in mind.
Cresco was an important stop on the Delaware, Lackawanna, and Western Railroad. From 1851, when the railroad first arrived, to about 1900, good were shipped from Cresco, including, fish, ice, railroad ties and spikes, and mining timber. Later, until about the 1950s, Cresco was a stop for tourists visiting the Poconos. Today, the Cresco Station is fully restored. It’s a fascinating museum, with the history of the area told in dioramas, artifacts, and memorabilia.
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