Summit Hill is a borough in Carbon County, Pennsylvania. The hamlet has a storied history as the western terminus of the United States' second operational railway, the Mauch Chunk & Summit Hill Railway, and some of the earliest coal mines developed in North America, where the Lehigh Coal Mining Company began mining in 1792, establishing the town as little more than a mining camp with stables and paddocks.
With it's quiet streets, graceful high tree canopy and wide sidewalks, Summit Hill will bring to mind memories of childhood and a simpler time.
Occupants in Summit Hill tend to stick around a long time, and quite a few have lived their whole lives here.
The homes in Summit Hill not only have character but they also have history since many of them are decades old and many still have original fixtures inside. Last year, average home listing prices in this area decreased 15.6 percent, perhaps reflecting the waning popularity of the local area. The average listing price this year is $92,451 from a previous $109,486. In the meantime, the local for-sale market inventory slightly declined 12.5 percent last year to reach 14 for-sale listings. Nothing is better than having a family room where you and your loved ones can have space to enjoy yourselves, and you'll find family rooms in a number of the homes in this borough. The majority of the older residences in this borough have renovated kitchens, so whether you're looking for an older home or a more modern one, the odds are good that the kitchen will be quite up to date.