Huntingdon is the county seat of Huntingdon County. It is located in an agricultural and fruit-growing region, with valuable forests and deposits of iron, coal, fire clay, and limestone. Huntingdon is home to Juniata College and is located along the Juniata River, approximately 30 miles from Altoona and 100 miles West of Harrisburg. It is located right off of Rt . 22 and Rt. 26 runs through the southeastern area of the borough.