At the "Crossroads of the East," Grove City is one of the most ideally located communities in the region. The Grove City area offers an affordable cost of living and excellent schools within a serene environment ranging from downtown neighborhoods and residential developments to rural properties and farms. 
 
Grove City, located near the crossroads of Interstates 79 and 80, has more than 50 percent of the nation's major markets lying within a 500 mile radius.  

One of the fastest growing communities in Western Pennsylvania, Grove City has a strong industrial base provided by Cooper Energy Services, a producer of diesel engines and compressors; General Electric Transportation Systems, which produces and repairs diesel locomotive engines; Ivex Corporation, a manufacturer of corrugated paper products and plastic thermoformed packaging materials; and several stable, smaller manufacturers, Other major employers include Grove City College, United Community Hospital, the Grove City School District, and the Grove City Factory Shops. 

Grove City College offers strong academics, including an award winning engineering program. Money Magazine has ranked it 11th. in the nation among colleges and universities that provide the best education for the dollar. The college enriches the community through its guest lecturers, student theater, and musical productions, College students serve as student teachers in the Grove City Area School District, repeatedly recognized for its excellence. 

United Community Hospital has state of the art technology, 128 beds, and a certified medical staff of 40 allopathic and osteopathic physicians. The hospital provides area residents a wide range of medical, surgical, and support services. 

Downtown Grove City has a viable shopping district with numerous specialty shops. In nearby Springfield Township, a 400,000 square foot factory outlet mall, the Grove City Factory Shops, will eventually employ 500 persons and attract an estimated 2 million visitors a year to the area. Wendell August Forge, which specializes in quality hand forged metal crafts, is also a popular attraction. Grove City's 265 acre Municipal Park, the Grove City YMCA, golf courses, and two state parks provide a variety of recreational activities, Many other recreational and cultural activities are available in Pittsburgh, approximately an hour away.