Pennsylvania information available

State Abbreviation – PA
State Capital – Harrisburg
Largest City – Philadelphia
Area – 46,058 square miles [Pennsylvania is the 33rd biggest state in the USA]
Population – 12,281,054 (as of 2000) [Pennsylvania is the sixth most populous state in the USA, after CaliforniaNew YorkTexasFlorida and Illinois]
Name for Residents – Pennsylvanians
Major Industries – steel, farming (corn, oats, soybeans, mushrooms), mining (iron, portland cement, lime, stone), electronics equipment, cars, pharmaceuticals 

Presidential Birthplace – James Buchanan was born in Cove Gap (near Mercersburg) on April 23, 1791 (he was the 15th US President, serving from 1857 to 1861) 

Major Rivers – Allegheny River, Susquehanna River, Delaware River, Ohio River
Major Lakes – Lake Erie
Highest Point – Mt. Davis – 3,213 feet (979 m) above sea level
Number of Counties – 66

 

General information about PA

Northampton 74,982 1917
Bradford McKean 8,770 1879
Butler Butler 13,757 1918
Carbondale Lackawanna 8,891 1851
Chester Delaware 33,972 1866
Clairton Allegheny 6,796 1922
Coatesville Chester 13,100 1915
Connellsville Fayette 7,637 1911
Corry Erie 6,605 1866
DuBois Clearfield 7,794 1914
Duquesne Allegheny 5,565 1918
Easton Northampton 26,800 1887
Erie Erie 101,786 1851
Farrell Mercer 5,111 1932
Franklin Venango 6,545 1868
Greensburg Westmoreland 14,892 1928
Harrisburg Dauphin 49,528 1860
Hazleton Luzerne 25,340 1891
Hermitage Mercer 16,220 1976
Jeannette Westmoreland 9,654 1938
Johnstown Cambria 20,978 1889
Lancaster Lancaster 59,322 1818
Latrobe Westmoreland 8,944 1999
Lebanon Lebanon 25,477 1885
Lock Haven Clinton 9,772 1870
Lower Burrell Westmoreland 11,761 1959
McKeesport Allegheny 19,731 1891
Meadville Crawford 13,388 1866
Monessen Westmoreland 7,720 1921
Monongahela Washington 4,300 1873
Nanticoke Luzerne 10,465 1926
New Castle Lawrence 23,273 1869
New Kensington Westmoreland 13,116 1934
Oil City Venango 10,557 1871
Parker Armstrong 840 1873
Philadelphia Philadelphia 1,526,006 1701
Pittsburgh Allegheny 305,704 1816
Pittston Luzerne 7,739 1894
Pottsville Schuylkill 14,324 1911
Reading Berks 88,082 1847
St. Marys Elk 13,070 1992
Scranton Lackawanna 76,089 1866
Shamokin Northumberland 7,374 1949
Sharon Mercer 14,038 1917
Sunbury Northumberland 9,905 1920
Titusville Crawford 5,602 1866
Uniontown Fayette 10,372 1864
Warren Warren 9,710 1832
Washington Washington 13,663 1924
Wilkes-Barre Luzerne 41,498 1871
Williamsport Lycoming 29,381 1866
York York 43,718 1887

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