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Although Swedes and Dutch were the first European settlers, William Penn, a Quaker, named Pennsylvania in honor of his father by combining the name Penn and the Latin term sylvania, which translates as "woodlands," to come up with "Penn's woodlands." Known as the "Keystone State," Pennsylvania is one of the original 13 colonies (it entered the Union in 1787). Today, two major cities dominate the state--Philadelphia, home of the Liberty Bell, Constitution Hall, and a thriving metropolitan area, and Pittsburgh, a busy inland river port. The Amish, a group of people who live without the use of modern technology, live in the countryside of Pennsylvania. The capital is Harrisburg and the state bird is the ruffed grouse. ...Read more here: Pennsylvania - The Keystone State

Capital City:
Harrisburg
Nickname:
Keystone State
Motto:
Virtue, Liberty, and Independence
Statehood:
December 12, 1787
Origin of State's Name:
Named in honor of Admiral William Penn, father of William Penn the state's founder, and means Penn's Woods
Largest Cities:
Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Erie, Allentown, Scranton
Border States:
Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, West Virginia
Land Area:
44,820 sq. mi., 32rd
State Bird:
Ruffed Grouse
State Flower:
Mountain Laurel
State Tree:
Eastern Hemlock
State Song:
Pennsylvania

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Pennsylvania Schools

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Elementary Schools

Londonderry El Sch
(717) 944-9462
260 Schoolhouse Rd
Middletown, PA 17057
School Lane Cs
(215) 245-6055
2400 Bristol Pike
Bensalem, PA 19020

Middle Schools

South Brandywine Ms
(610) 383-3750
600 Doe Run Rd
East Fallowfield Township, PA 19320
York Suburban Ms
(717) 755-2841
455 Sundale Dr
York, PA 17402

High Schools

Louis E Dieruff Hs
(484) 765-5501
815 N Irving St
Allentown, PA 18109
Coudersport Area Jshs
(814) 274-8500
698 Dwight St
Coudersport, PA 16915

Sex Offender Information for Pennsylvania

For most citizens, the easiest method to obtain accurate and timely sex offender information for their local area is to visit their state sex offender registry website. States are required to provide this information for free. You do not need to pay for this information.

In Pennsylvania, the registered sex offenders can be found at http://www.pameganslaw.state.pa.us/. Please be sure to read all the disclaimers provided by the state.

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