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  Chester County, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Chester County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Chester County was one of the three original counties of Pennsylvania created by William Penn in 1682.
In the county, the population was spread out with 26.20% under the age of 18, 7.90% from 18 to 24, 30.40% from 25 to 44, 23.80% from 45 to 64, and 11.70% who were 65 years of age or older.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Chester_County,_Pennsylvania   (793 words)

  
 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.
www.swoyersart.com /chestercounty.htm   (511 words)

  
 CHESTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA
This southern boundary of Pennsylvania became the subject of bitter controversy between the proprietors of Pennsylvania, and the Lords Baltimore, to whom an earlier English king had granted some of the same territory.
In 1700 a tax was laid in Chester County "for Repairing the prison and other publick charges." The valuation was similar to that of 1695, lands fronting on the river were assessed at ten pounds per hundred acres, rough land back, both settled and unsettled, at five pounds per hundred.
The Governor of Pennsylvania was no longer a Quaker, and he declared war on the Dela wares, but through the instrumentality of the Quakers and the friendly Indians, the trouble was soon ended.
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 Description of the Geology of Chester County Pennsylvania
A perfectly straight valley, two miles wide on the Montgomery county line at the Schulykill River, and less than one mile wide near the Lancaster county line, separates the northern from the southern townships.
A trap dyke enters from Delaware county at the south edge of the slate belt, and extensive outspreads of trap bowlders occur along the Berks county boundary in the north; other local exhibitions of trap being numerous in various parts of the county.
From: A geological hand atlas of the sixty-seven counties of Pennsylvania :embodying the results of the field work of the survey, from 1874 to 1884.
www.libraries.psu.edu /emsl/guides/X/chester.htm   (411 words)

  
 Chester County Pennsylvania
Chester County was one of the three original counties created by William Penn in 1682.
West Chester, the county seat, was named for Chester, the original county seat, which is now in Delaware County.
Chester County, a significant part of the Brandywine Valley, carefully guards the heritage of its open space, old houses, cherished landmarks and giant sycamores.
www.pahorseproperty.com /chester_county_pennsylvania.htm   (595 words)

  
 Chester County Pennsylvania Neighborhoods, Municipalities, Homes for Sale
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.livingplaces.com /PA/Chester_County.html?lp=65415ded9dce7a935d52ae7341ab83c4   (239 words)

  
 THE NEWLIN FAMILY OF CHESTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA
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.
www.angelfire.com /wv2/genealogy   (724 words)

  
 Jewish Chester County: Chabad of Chester County Pennsylvania
Is committed to enhance the spiritual and physical well-being of the Chester County Jewish community, without regard to the degree of commitment or the form of the affiliation.
Chabad Chester County Jewish Center provides the opportunity to study and observe the tenets of Judaism as stated in the Torah, the Code of Jewish Law and traditional works of Jewish Law and philosophy.
To this end, the Chabad of Chester County establishes and maintains The "Family Shul", adult Jewish education courses, youth programs, as well as family holiday awareness events.
www.jewishchestercounty.com   (346 words)

  
 The Political Graveyard: Chester County, Pa.
Assignment of birthplaces, deathplaces, and cemeteries to counties is subject to error.
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.
politicalgraveyard.com /geo/PA/CH.html   (950 words)

  
 Chester County Pro-Life Coalition, Chester County, Pennsylvania
The Chester County Pro-Life Coalition elects officers each June at an annual June General Meeting.
We have rented tables for the West Chester Recreation Department’s Super Sunday in June, Turks Head Festival in July, and the Restaurant Festival in September.
Chester County legislators who voted for the amendment were Barrar, Flick, Hennessey, Hershey, Killion and Schroder.
www.chescoprolife.org   (975 words)

  
 Borough of West Chester, Chester County Pennsylvania
All residents and businesses in West Chester are required to recycle their leaves.
In the fall, generally late October through late December, leaves are collected curbside by the Public Works Department with leaf vacuum machines and street sweepers.
When you place leaves out for collection please be sure there are no tree branches, limbs or stones in the leaf piles, as those objects can damage leaf collection equipment.
www.west-chester.com /leaf.php   (492 words)

  
 Chester County, Pennsylvania Non-Resident CCW FAQ   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
As for the need of 2 Chester County residents there are time when they do not require them.
I have just moved to Chester County only a little over a year ago and didn't really know anyone who I though would make a good reference so I placed 2 people I know in Lancaster county.
When I went to the sheriff's office, for what they call an interview (it's just to check and see if you live in Chester County and pay) I had informed them of this and they said it was Okay with them.
paccw.home.mindspring.com /Chester.html   (536 words)

  
 Chester County Queries   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Queries must be in regard to the general subject of African American history in the county.
She had a sister and brother and the 1920 Federal Census identified that in Chester County my great Uncle and Aunt lived.
I believe the Martins owned land in Chester and Lancaster County, and that is why they moved back and forth.
www.afrolumens.org /slavery/chesqueries.html   (2143 words)

  
 Chester County West Chester, Pennsylvania (Counties)
The county seat of Chester County, Pennsylvania, is West Chester.
The county population on July 1, 1999, was 430,001, an increase of 53,612 over the 1990 census.
Chester County Hospital School Of Nursin (Education, Colleges and Universities)
www.ohwy.com /pa/y/y42029.htm   (149 words)

  
 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!
www.chestercountylinks.com   (125 words)

  
 Drug and Alcohol Counseling; Chester County Pennsylvania
We offer individual, group, couples, family therapy, and drug and alcohol counseling in Chester County, Pennsylvania.
DUI Counseling: Pathway Counseling Services is licensed by the State of Pennsylvania to provide individual, group, family and drug and alcohol counseling in West Chester, Chester County.
Lorraine Webster, C.A.C. provides individual drug and alcohol counseling for impaired professionals and works closely with the Nursing Board of Pennsylvania to support the nurse's efforts to stay in the field and comply with the stipulations placed on them by the State Board so they can maintain their license.
www.drugandalcoholcounseling.com   (652 words)

  
 Chester County Pennsylvania PA Directory of Lawyers, Attorneys & Law Firms - OptimusLaw┬« - The Best Way To Find a ...
The Chester County, PA Member Lawyer Directory divides the practice of law into fourteen general categories or areas of law.
Chester County, Pennsylvania including West Chester, Berwyn, Exton, Malvern, Paoli, Phoenixville and Wayne.
Chester County, PA Commercial and Civil Litigation Lawyers
pa.optimuslaw.com /chester.county   (329 words)

  
 Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA - Thu, 13 Jul 2006 22:05:15 -0700   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Some time Wayback ago there was a site called "Meta Chester County" at this web address.
Four Seasons of Chester County by Red Hamer.
Survey of Chester County, Pennsylvania Architecture by Margaret B. Schiffer
www.2meta.com /chesco   (172 words)

  
 Chester County Pro-Life Coalition, Chester County, Pennsylvania
However, abortions in Pennsylvania have been trending downward for the past two decades and the figure for 2000 is still the third lowest since abortion was made legal in 1973.
Of the abortions performed in Pennsylvania in 2000, 92.7% occurred in seven counties: Allegheny, Chester, Dauphin, Delaware, Lehigh, Montgomery, and Philadelphia." The rest of the abortions were performed in a total of eleven counties.
The number of abortions that actually took place in Chester County was 872 in 1998, while in 1999 the number was 821.
www.chescoprolife.org /archive.html   (16643 words)

  
 chester county pennsylvania, museums, performing arts, chester county entertainment,hunting
Chester County has several prominent museums including the Brandywine River Museum (housing a large collection of Andrew Wyeth paintings) and the Wharton Esherick Museum.
Some popular activities in the county are seasonal events, like the Kimberton Fair, displaying arts, crafts and home-making skills.
A number of Chester County bars present live music on a weekly basis, from rock, pop, and folk to country-and-western.
membrane.com /philanet/chester/culture.html   (471 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - Chester County , Pennsylvania (PA) - (county) - Facts and Information
Chester, county (759 sq mi/1,966 sq km; 1990 pop.
West Chester; 39°58'N 75°45'W. Bounded NE (in part) by Schuylkill R.; bounded S by Md. and Del. state lines; W by Octoraro and East Octoraro creeks.
Chester Valley (35 mi/56 km long, ½ mi/&frac810;km-2 mi/3.2 km wide) extends WSW from Schuylkill R. below Valley Forge.
reference.allrefer.com /gazetteer/C/C06168-chester.html   (223 words)

  
 The La Leche League Groups of Chester County, Pennsylvania
There are also Groups in these neighboring areas: Lancaster County, Berks County, Delaware County and the Main Line, Central and East Montgomery County, and New Castle County, DE.
La Leche League of Southern Chester County meets the third Wednesday of every month at 9:45 AM These meetings are held at the Avondale Presbyterian Church, 420 Pennsylvania Avenue (Rt.
La Leche League of West Chester meets the third Thursday of every month at 7:30 PM These meetings are held at the St. Maximilian Kolbe Catholic Church, 15 E. Pleasant Grove Rd, in West Chester.
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 NAMI PA Chester County Homepage
Persons with mental illness and their families must not only endure the initial shock of the illness, but then face a challenging future learning to cope with the illness and the false information and stigma that often surrounds mental illness.
NAMI of Chester County is a grassroots membership organization that provides mutual support, education and advocacy for individuals and family affected by serious mental illness.
We are a self-help organization providing compassion, understanding and a supportive atmosphere to help families whose loved ones suffer from severe and persistent mental illness.
chester.nami.org   (144 words)

  
 ATSDR - PHA - FOOTE MINERAL CO., FRAZER, CHESTER COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA
The Foote Mineral site is on Bacton Hill Road, East Whiteland Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania (Figures 1 and 2, Appendix A), about 25 miles northwest of Philadelphia.
The property is 79 acres in size and is oblong in shape, trending northeast-southwest (Figure 3).
No residents, East Whiteland Township officials, or Chester County Health Department officials are aware of any community action groups associated with the Foote Mineral site.
www.atsdr.cdc.gov /HAC/PHA/foote/foote_p1.html   (2276 words)

  
 TMACC - The Transportation Management Association of Chester County — TMACC - The Transportation Management ...
The Transportation Management Association of Chester County (TMACC) is a non-profit corporation located in Malvern, Pennsylvania established in 1992 to promote, educate and provide transportation and employment solutions for private industry, non-profit organizations and municipalities within Chester County.
The mission of the TMACC is to foster cooperation between the public and private sectors of Chester County to identify, evaluate and analyze significant transportation issues; and to serve a leadership role in the development and implementation of solutions that are broad-based, cost effective and timely.
Chester County Public Transportation Map by Brendan Cotter — last modified 2006-07-10 13:34
www.tmacc.org   (487 words)

  
 Republican Committee of Chester County   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
As the Chairman of the Republican Committee of Chester County I would like to thank you for visiting our website.
Chester County is not only rich in culture and history but also key in winning important Republican seats in Pennsylvania.
I hope you find this website helpful in the quest for a deeper understanding of Chester County politics.
www.republicanccc.com   (152 words)

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