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  Chester County, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chester County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania.
Chester County was one of the three original counties of Pennsylvania created by William Penn in 1682.
Chester County is administered by a three-person Board of Commissioners, who are elected for four-year terms (which coincide with Presidential election years).
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 Chester, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chester is a city in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, population 36,854 at the 2000 census.
Chester's most famous son may well be John Morton, who cast the deciding vote on the Declaration of Independence, but Ethel Waters of jazz fame was born here on October 31, 1896, and Martin Luther King Jr.
Chester served as the first capital of Pennsylvania, before being moved out first to York, and then to Harrisburg, as well as being the county seat for Chester County, which then stretched from the Delaware River to the Susquehanna River.
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 Stop Environmental Racism in Chester, Pennsylvania!
Chester has the highest percentage of low-weight births in the state, and has mortality rate and lung cancer rates that are 60% higher than the rest of Delaware County.
Chester Residents Concerned for Quality Living was a local grassroots community organization that fought for environmental justice in Chester from 1992 through 2001.
The situation in Chester is worsening now due to inaction on the part of the agencies that are supposed to protect Chester's residents.
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 Chester County, Pennsylvania
Today, Chester County is probably best remembered for the battles that were fought here, and the famous troops and war leaders that have left their indelible marks on the war-scarred landscape.
Chester County's remarkable beauty has come to inspire such celebrated Chester County artists as, Richard Bollinger, Peter Sculthorpe and Andrew Wyeth, winner of the 1963 Presidential Freedom Award and the first living American artist to be elected to Britain's Royal Academy.
Chester County's quaint charm has long been captured through the eyes of these artists and has contributed to a unique verve and interpretation of the area, an area that will, no doubt, continue to be an inspiration.
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 Reference.com/Encyclopedia/Chester, Pennsylvania
A CityTeam Ministries center was established in the city in 1988, with the financial assistance of Kimberly-Clark, in order to combat the growing poverty through drug addiction recovery houses, churchplanting efforts, workforce development, and vocational training.
Poverty made the city eligible for Pennsylvania's Keystone Opportunity Zones http://koz.inventpa.com/ program, which offers local and state tax breaks for firms that invest in a designated area.
In 2001, the poor condition of the city's schools led the state of Pennsylvania to hire the for-profit Edison Schools http://www.edisonschools.com/home/home.cfm to run the city's school district for three years.
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 West Chester University of Pennsylvania - College Closeup
West Chester University of Pennsylvania (WCU) is the second largest of the fourteen institutions in the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education and the fourth-largest university in the Philadelphia metropolitan area.
The University is located in West Chester, a community in southeastern Pennsylvania that is strategically located at the center of the mid-Atlantic corridor.
The seat of Chester County government for almost two centuries, West Chester retains much of its historical charm in its buildings and unspoiled countryside, yet it offers the twenty-first-century advantages of a town in the heart of a thriving suburban area.
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J.J. Parker, in a newspaper article of 1880, in the West Chester Daily, said that our original emigrant, Nicholas Newlin, was the son of yet another Nicholas, who lived in Canterbury, and who descended from Sir Randolph de la Newlin, Lord of the Manor of Newland Hall, in Essex.
However, the Newlin coat of arms, as present on a ring belonging to our first Pennsylvania Nicholas, is very similar to the one used by a Nicholas Newlands of Scotland, as described in Burke's General Armory.
In 1681 the land which is now Pennsylvania was given to William Penn to settle a huge debt owed to his father, by the King of England.
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 Chester County, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania has hundreds of colleges and universities to choose from...
Pennsylvania has hundreds of Bed and Breakfasts scattered across all of our regions and 67 counties.
The Pennsylvania - Visitors Network® is proud to feature its PA Bed and Breakfast Association members here.
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 Chester Springs Pennsylvania Real Estate
Chester Springs, part of the famous Brandywine Valley area, is located east of the greater Philadelphia area, and is in the heart of Chester County.
This is a community that has deep roots in the history of the country, and in the last few years has seen a revival in terms of growth, although it has kept a small village feel to it.
In Pennsylvania, Chester County is second only to Philadelphia in the number of properties listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
www.relocate-america.com /states/PA/cities/chester_springs.htm   (683 words)

 Chester County, Pennsylvania Genealogical Records Information
West Chester, the county seat since 1788, was incorporated as a borough on March 28, 1799.
Chester shares with Montgomery County the Valley Forge encampment and with Delaware County the Brandywine Battlefield.
Chester was an early producer of a valuable mushroom crop, and has long excelled in fruit growing, dairying, livestock breeding, and raising flowers.
www.mypennsylvaniagenealogy.com /pa_county/ch.htm   (1344 words)

 The Political Graveyard: Chester County, Pa.
U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1965-70 (7th District 1965-67, 9th District 1967-70); died in office 1970.
U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1811-15 (3rd District 1811-13, 2nd District 1813-15).
U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1897-1928 (6th District 1897-1903, 7th District 1903-23, 8th District 1923-28); died in office 1928.
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 Lodging.com: Hotel Details
The Holiday Inn Hotel West Chester is a AAA 3 diamond hotel offering free high speed internet service, free local phone calls for guests and a new state-of-the-art fitness center.
The Holiday Inn Hotel West Chester is located in West Chester, PA (1) mile from West Chester University - Near Longwood Gardens, Brandywine River Museum, QVC Studio Park, Iceline Rink - direct route to Phila.
The Holiday Inn in West Chester was very close to the church that the wedding we were going to was going to be held.
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 Chester County Links - Index of Chester County, Pennsylvania web sites
You will also find the lowest Pennsylvania mortgage rates when you are looking to refinance your mortgage.
Meta Chester County is a trademark of Beacon Technologies, Inc.
Chester County, Pennsylvania in the beautiful Brandywine Valley!
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The Foot Mineral Site Public Health Assessment was prepared by the Pennsylvania Department of Health under a cooperative agreement with the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR).
It is in accordance with approved methodology and procedures existing at the time the public health assessment was begun.
Groundwater Levels in the Carbonate Rocks of Central Chester County, Pennsylvania.
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 Chester, Pennsylvania (Cities)
Chester is located in Delaware County south of Philadelphia along Interstate 95 on the banks of the Delaware River near the Delaware state line.
Chester is part of the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania-New Jersey metro area.
Chester County Hospital School Of Nursin (Education, Colleges and Universities)
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 Riggtown History Homepage
Riggtown, the borough of West Chester (Pennsylvania) and the surrounding area.
West Chester University Library, and at the Chester County Archives.
West Chester Borough officials from 1799 to 2006, complied by Thomas A. Pitt Jr.
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Our newspapers are designed to offer comprehensive advertising coverage in the tri-county tri-state area of Chester County, PA, New Castle County, DE and Cecil County, MD. The Chester County Press is the oldest and largest weekly newspaper in the dynamic Chester County area.
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 West Chester, Pennsylvania Neighborhood Lawyer
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Be advised that the firm may not be able to represent all lawsuits in all regions of Pennsylvania due to state and government statutes.
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 West Chester, Pennsylvania Photographers - Wedding, Portrait, Commercial, Event and Other Photography Services
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 ATSDR - PHA - Malvern TCE Site, Malvern, Chester County, Pennsylvania
1990 Municipal Population, Pennsylvania U.S. Department of commerce, Bureau of the Census, January 1991.
Summary of General Population Characteristics 1990, Census of Population and Housing, 1990; Summary Tape File 1A, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, June 1991.
Directory of Pennsylvania Hospitals, State Health Data Center, Pennsylvania Department of Health, December 1990.
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The 2005 CCIL Volunteer appreciation party was held Thursday, May 19th at the West Chester Senior Center.
Ed Callahan, President of CCIL, accepted the award at a ceremony held at the Chester County Community Foundation.
This event is the premier fundraising event for the Rotary Club of West Chester.
www.ccil.org   (480 words)

 Relocation West Chester PA Pennsylvania, Moving + Jobs - City Guide
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 West Chester, Pennsylvania area Bed and Breakfasts and Country Inns on Bed & Breakfast Inns ONLINE
An 18th-century Quaker homestead nestled in the Brandywine Valley of Chester County, Pennsylvania!
A 1700's Pennsylvania farm house situated on 43 rolling acres in historic Southern Chester County.
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