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The state of Pennsylvania covers 46,055 square miles, 44,817 is land and the remaining 490 square miles are inland waters. 

Pennsylvania is known for the role it played in building the foundation for the United States of America. The declaration of independence, U.S. Constitution, and Gettysburg Address were all written in the state.

Pennsylvania has been known for its industrial centers of coal, steel, and railroads. It is also a leading producer of mushrooms.

As a new state resident you may want to check out some of the main attractions in Pennsylvania. Fallingwater is a house built in the 1930’s over a water fall by the famous architect Frank Loyd Wright. The Liberty Bell which hold significant importance in American history can be found in Philadelphia, PA. Hersheypark and Hershey’s Chocolate factory is located in Hershey, Pennsylvania which was named after the chocolatier founder. Gettysburg National Military Park is where a battle took place in 1863 during the Civil War.

Based on a 2019 census Pennsylvania’s population is recorded at 12,801,989. The median household income is $61,744. The median house price list is around $230,000

Moving from out of state?

Once you make the move to Pennsylvania, there are additional step you want to take to officially and legally become a resident.

  • First, you’ll need to visit the DMV to get a Pennsylvania driver’s license and register your vehicles. 
  • Next up: car insurance. You’ll be happy to learn car insurance rates in Pennsylvania are very reasonable. 

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