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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.

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The Importance of Being Connected

Picture this: You’ve relocated to Venango County—maybe you used to live here and you are returning or you are completely new to the area. You purchase an affordable home, obtain a job where you’ll be using your skills and education, register your children at local … READ MORE

Rising Tides Lift All Ships

Oil City, Franklin, Cranberry, Emlenton, Barkeyville, Polk, Rouseville, Utica, Kennerdell—just some of the communities located in Venango County.  The only thing separating these areas is distance. There are no physical borders, fences, or anything of the sort. Why, though, does it sometimes seem like each … READ MORE