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Pennsylvania

This category covers questions about Pennsylvania, one of the four Commonwealth states and one of the New England states. Pennsylvania was the second state to ratify the Constitution, five days after the first state, Delaware, on December 12, 1787. The capital of Pennsylvania is Harrisburg.

Asked in Food & Cooking, Pennsylvania, McDonald's

How many McDonald's in PA?

According to McDonald's website there are 35 restaurant locations in the state of Pennsylvania. See the Related Links for more information. ...
Asked in Pennsylvania

What is the state capital of Pennsylvania?

Harrisburg is the state capital of Pennsylvania. Lancaster was the state capital from 1799 but they moved to Harrisburg in October of 1812. ...
Asked in Food & Cooking, Pennsylvania

What foods are grown or produced in Pennsylvania?

Pennsylvania is a major producer of beef, dairy products, poultry, eggs, and honey. Important crops include food grains, soy beans, crops raised for vegetable oil, garden vegetables, a wide variety of fruit and nuts, and mushrooms. Heinz products are also from Pennsylvania. ...
Asked in History of the United States, Colonial America, Pennsylvania

Who founded Pennsylvania and why?

William Penn founded Pennsylvania on March,4,1681 for two reasons: To make money and to provide the Quakers a safe haven in the American colonies. Penn considered his attempt a "Holy Experiment." Pennsylvania accepted all colonists who believed in one God. Because many colonists of differing beliefs were allowed to settle in Pennsylvania, the colony prospered. Dutch, Germans, Swiss, as well as British Quakers settled the area. William Penn wanted to name Pennsylvania "Sylvania" which means woods, but King Charles II wanted to name Pennsylvania...
Asked in Celebrities, Pennsylvania, Famous People

What are some famous people that lived in Altoona'PA?

Tina Walker-Thompson(author) grew up in Altoona, pa born in May, 1961 at Altoona Hospital, to Frances (Russell) Walker and Charles Bennett Walker. She was one of five children. ...
Asked in Pennsylvania, Airports

Which is the nearest airport to Pennsylvania?

You could fly right into the state if you wanted to for example Philadelphia International Airport (PHI) or Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT). If you only want to get close without entering the state you could consider Newark Liberty International Airport (EWR). ...
Asked in Divorce and Marriage Law, State Laws, Pennsylvania

Is there a way a man and woman can get a civil union or domestic partnership that gives them the same rights as a married couple in Pennsylvania?

No. Marriage is a civil legal status that has the benefit of unique rights granted by the government under the law. If you want the benefits of a legal marriage then you need to get married legally. As of 2014, Pennsylvania does not offer civil unions or domestic partnerships. In the United States heterosexual couples who want to enter into a civil union may only do so in a handful of states like Illinois, Hawaii, and Colorado. Pennsylvania is not one of them....
Asked in US Army, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Road Distance

How far is West Chester PA from Newark NJ?

About 120 miles according to MapQuest.
Asked in Cosmetic Surgery, Skin Care, Pennsylvania

How much does a tummy tuck cost?

The average tummy tuck performed by a Board Certified Plastic Surgeon will cost between $5,000 and $10,000. The price ranges due to the variations in patients and surgical techniques involved. To simplify, some people merely have a protuberant belly and require what plastic surgeons call a mini-abdominoplast. Other patients require extensive work, like those patients who have undergone gastric bypass surgery and now have excessive loose skin. Others still may have moderate to severe abdominal muscle laxity and when the surgery involves the...
Asked in New York, Pennsylvania, Greyhound Bus Line

How much do greyhound bus tickets cost from Ny To Pa?

You need to provide what town in NY you are leaving from, as well as what town in Pennsylvania you are going to. To find out the answer, go to related link. ...
Asked in Custody, Children and the Law, Pennsylvania

Can you visit out of state when you have joint custody?

Moving Out of State This is all dependent on the State in which you live. I am a paralegal and also a mother that has joint custody with the father and I have legally removed my children from the state where we all lived. There should be a portion of your Parenting Plan/Domestic Relations Affidavit that directs you on how you are to handle this. If there is not, you need to call the clerk of the court in the county where the...
Asked in Colonial America, Pennsylvania

What does Penn mean?

"Penn." is the old abbreviation for Pennsylvania. "Penn" or "Penna" is still used in legal documents, and was used in addresses (like "Wash" used to be for Washington State). But after postal codes were initiated, PA became the offcial abbreviation. ...
Asked in State Laws, Pennsylvania, Mattresses

Is it illegal to resale used mattresses in PA?

It's unlawful to sell it and claim that it is a NEW one. PA Dept of Labor & Industry Bedding and Upholstery Law Act249 Speaking directly with the contact at the PA Dept of L&I, clarification was given as individuals may sell such bedding and are not restricted by this Act249 if they originally purchased the items without intent to resell. Selling a mattress you bought, without intending to resell it but may no longer want it or need it, at "yard sale"...
Asked in US Civil War, History of the United States, Pennsylvania

What did the Mason-Dixon Line divide?

Maryland (slave) and Pennsylvania (free soil)
Asked in Pennsylvania, Area

How many states are larger than Pennsylvania?

There are 32 with a larger area.
Asked in Cars & Vehicles, Repossession, Property Law, Pennsylvania

How long does a person have to claim an abandon car on private property in Georgia?

Just a guess, but normally 30 days, but check with the police or the DMV in Georgia to find out the right answer. ...
Asked in Philadelphia Eagles, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Where is Philadelphia located?

Philadelphia is a city located in the state of Pennsylvania. On the north eastern side of the United States of America. In Pennslyvania ...
Asked in Colonial America, Pennsylvania, Climatology and Climate Changes

What was the climate of colonial Pennsylvania?

Pennsylvania's climate during Colonial times was very similar to its climate today, though perhaps a little colder. See the related question for a description of the current climate. ...
Asked in Pennsylvania

How many counties are in the state of Pennsylvania in the US?

There are 67 counties in Pennsylvania.