York Pennsylvania

The City, County, and the Area  

York Area is Known for ...

Greater York Area Business and Reference Directory

York County Facts - Did You know?

bullet York County Heritage Trust 
bulletThe signing of the Articles of Confederation (Nine Months in York Town)
bulletLancaster-York Heritage Region  York and Lancaster counties share a river (The Susquehanna) and strong cultural traits and traditions
bulletYork City Mural Tour
bulletYork Fair the oldest fair in the USA; 231-years old (At the York Expo Center)
bulletthe Annual NSRA Street Road Nationals East held every June at the York Fairgrounds (York Expo Center)
bulletTrain Collectors Association (TCA) Eastern Division Meetings at York Fair
bulletYork Expo Events Schedule
bulletThe Factory Tour Capital of the World!
bulletWatch It Made in York  Over 34 Factory Tours
bulletYorkfest: A Celebration of the Arts
bulletThe Yorktowne Hotel (hotel history)
bulletCentral Market House (history)
bulletWalking Tour of York pictures
bulletVirtual York an architectural experience
bulleta Harley-Davidson final assembly plant with its annual open house
bulletEmployee Rider's Association
bulletYork Bike Night
bulletPlant Tours
bulletthe international corporate headquarters of air conditioning manufacturer York International
bulletthe home of York Barbell (founded by Bob Hoffman, "the founder of World Weightlifting") with its famous rotating weightlifter sign on I-83 and the USA Weightlifting Hall of Fame. 
bulletthe national corporate headquarters of the Bon Ton, a east coast upscale retail clothing store chain
bulletthe national corporate headquarters of  Pfaltzgraff , manufacturer and seller of china and pottery
bulletthe international corporate headquarters of Dentsply International, a world-wide designer, developer, manufacturer and marketer of  a broad range of products for the dental market.
bulleta plant (formerly BMY) which makes tank recovery vehicles and is part of the Ground Systems Division of United Defense
bulletthe home of Rutter's Farm Stores
bulletnationally recognized York College of Pennsylvania
bulletthe home of the nationally famous rock band Live (Friend's of Live - Band's Official Web Site)
bulletSnack foods and pretzels - "one of the Snack Capitals of the World" [See Snacks and Foods]
bulletHanover Shoe Farms "Greatness Name in Harness Racing"
bulletVoith-Siemens Hydro - a manufacturer of hydro-turbines
bulletGlatfelter Company in Spring Grove - fine paper manufacturer
bulletThe York Imperial apple discovered in near York in 1830; especially good for baking
bulletYork Stone Quarry York, Pennsylvania
bulletThe East Coast Roasting Plant and Distribution Center of Starbucks 
bulletDefense Distribution Depot Susquehanna, PA (New Cumberland, PA)
bulletYork College of Pennsylvania and Penn State York
bulletBust of Christopher Columbus in York PA
bulletFormer location of a large Caterpillar manufacturing plant
bulletAlso see Companies Headquartered in York Known Around the World

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