Welcome to the Pennsylvania information page! Learn more about Pennsylvania's rich cultural and historical background through Pennsylvania trivia, history and facts. You can explore all that Pennsylvania has to offer with our suggested scenic road trips and information about driving in Pennsylvania. If you are thinking about moving to the great state of Pennsylvania, check out tips to help you get started and the handy Allstate Moving Checklist.
The state of Pennsylvania encompasses 46,055 square miles and is ranked 33rd in the nation's total area. It was the 2nd state to enter the union on December 12, 1787. Pennsylvania meaning Penn's Woods was named in the honor of Admiral Penn, in order to pay off a debt owed by King Charles II.
- Hershey is considered the Chocolate Capital of the United States.
- The first daily newspaper was published in Philadelphia on September 21, 1784.
- Betsy Ross made the first American flag in Philadelphia.
- In 1909 the first baseball stadium was built in Pittsburgh.
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Browse through the Pennsylvania Driver and Vehicle Services website and prepare yourself with important information such as requirements for obtaining your Pennsylvania driver's license and vehicle registration information.
Things to Consider Before Moving
The First Step When Moving
Contact your Allstate agent or call 1-800-ALLSTATE (1-800-255-7828).
Will I need to change my insurance coverage? Should I buy or rent my new place? What can I afford? Relax! We'll help you sort through your options
Moving Tools and Tips
There's a lot to keep track of when you move. Our checklists
will help you so moving will be a breeze.
Always check out the moving company's
registration number, references and complaint history at Relocation.com
. This is important, even if your move is within Pennsylvania.
Need an Insurance Policy in Pennsylvania?
Find out if switching to Allstate might save you money by getting an auto insurance quote
today (it's easy!). You can also talk to an Allstate agent
right in your neighborhood or call 1-866-621-6900
to get a quote over the phone.
Some suggested scenic road trips.
Preview upcoming events, historic sites and museums. Find transportation information along with state maps at the Pennsylvania State Tourism site.
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, West Virginia
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