Reliance Bank to Open New Downtown Altoona Branch

[Altoona, PA – December 4, 2023] – Reliance Bank today announced that its new Downtown Altoona branch located at 1300 11th Avenue will open its doors to customers on December 18, 2023. To facilitate the transition, banking operations at the current 12th Street location (1119 12th Street) will conclude at 1:00 p.m. on December 8th.

The new 11th Avenue branch boasts an updated design, additional staffing, and extended business hours, offering greater convenience for customers who frequent the area’s shops and dining establishments. Reliance Bank plans to mark the occasion with a grand opening celebration in January.

In addition to its bank branch, Reliance Bank has maintained its corporate headquarters at the 12th Street location since 1953. Earlier this year, the bank revealed its decision to relocate its corporate headquarters to The Mill, a newly redeveloped office building situated at 2424 Eighth Avenue in Altoona. The relocation is tentatively scheduled for the second quarter of 2024.

Reliance Bank is currently developing a plan for the future of the 1119 12th Street building, prioritizing its continued role in the revitalization of Downtown Altoona.

About Reliance Bank

Reliance Bank is a community bank serving Blair and Centre counties. Products and services include checking and savings accounts, personal loans, mortgages, lines of credit, commercial loans, digital banking, and more. Reliance Bank prides itself on providing exceptional personal and business banking services since 1940. “Together, we’ll find a way” is the promise we make to all we serve. For more information, visit

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