Incorporated in 1859, Unionville Borough is located along the Bald Eagle Creek in Centre County, Pennsylvania.
In 1979, the Unionville Historic District was listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[4. Wikipedia] The district was added to the Register for its high quality of preservation since before World War I.
The historic district includes 173 contributing buildings and 3 contributing sites. The buildings are primarily residential and date as early as 1848 and include a number of plan "I"-pan houses and other vernacular or folk house types. Notable non-residential buildings include the Moses-Taylor Tavern, Peters Temperance House, Union Church, Methodist Church (c. 1860), Griest Store, and Union Grange Hall.[2,Wikipedia].
A Late Woodland village, now known as the Fisher Farm Site, is located along Bald Eagle Creek on Unionville's western edge.[3.,Wikipedia]
Herman Fisher, founder of the Fisher Price toy and game corporation, was born in Unionville.
In 2009, the movie "Unstoppable" with Denzel Washington was filmed on location with scenes from Unionville Borough.
Unionville is located at 40°54′25.16″N 77°52′31.80″W (40.90698, -77.87550).[5, Wikipedia]. According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.7 km²), all land.
The Borough Building was once the Union Church. The Borough acquired the Church for its municipal building.
Several Revolutionary and Civil War veterans are buried in the Union Cemetery. The Borough maintains this cemetery.