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About York

York County has a small town feel with a population of approximately 43,000—yet it's close to big city amenities, culture, and sports. The region is home to several major shopping malls and many outlet shopping opportunities. York is known for its large manufacturing and industrial base. It has one of the lowest unemployment rates in Pennsylvania.

York was founded in the pre-Revolutionary times and it has a rich historical past and a strong commitment to preserving its traditions. York offers convenience, safety, and small town lifestyle. Major employers include York Barbell, Harley-Davidson, Stauffer Biscuit Company, and The Bon-Ton.

Baltimore is only 45 minutes away, and Lancaster and Harrisburg are only 30 minutes away.

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What Makes the York Region Special?

Because of its commitment to preserving historic places, the York region has been called an "architectural museum."

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