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BE HERE

Whether you’ve lived in Venango County for years, just relocated, or are looking for a new place to call home, Be Here can help you live, work, and play in the Venango Area.

In a survey of more than 200 people who live or have lived in Venango County, affordability, safety, a place to raise a family, outdoor recreation, and scenic beauty were the top reasons they enjoy living here.

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Live Here

Sense of community, outdoor recreation, low cost of living—just a few benefits of living here.

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Work Here

You may hear “there are no jobs here,” and that’s absolutely untrue! Let us help you find a job and build your career.

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Play Here

No matter your interests, age, family size, or budget, you’ll be able to find something to do in your free time.

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Be Here

Being here not only involves living, working, and playing, but truly becoming a part of the community. There are countless ways to get involved and be connected here.

Make your Home Here.

Exploring the Venango Area

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Hidden Gems in the Venango Area

Ever visited somewhere and thought “why don’t more people know about this?” Whether it’s a scenic area, unusual business, historic spot, or more, tell us what you think are the hidden gems in the Venango Area! Our goal is to create a list and continue … READ MORE

Appreciating Our Heritage While Still Moving Forward

A couple weeks ago, the Venango Area Chamber of Commerce held the 39th Annual Oil Heritage Festival in downtown Oil City, with entertainment, food, a parade, arts and crafts, children’s activities, and more. This was my fifth Oil Heritage Festival since working at the Chamber, … READ MORE