Pennsylvania Cities and Towns A-Z

Getting all of these will be tough. There might be some townships or ghost towns thrown in as some letters have no corresponding cities.
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A - The Liberty Bell was hidden from the British Army here
Allentown
B - Lehigh Valley's "Christmas city".
Bethlehem
C - Initially named Finlandia by settling Swedes, set on the Delaware.
Chester
D - The disputed original Budweiser came from Frank Hahne's brewery
DuBois
E - This bay city is the third largest wine producer in the US.
Erie
F - John Wilkes Booth started an oil company and performed in this town's opera house.
Franklin
G - Seat of Westmoreland County and the first county seat established West of the Appalachians.
Greensburg
H - State Capital and home of the Walnut Street Bridge.
Harrisburg
I - Ghost town in Centre County only accessible by an unpaved mountain road. (There are no PA cities starting with I)
Ingleby
J - The city of famous floods
Johnstown
K - Across the Susquehanna River from Wilkes Barre
Kingston
L - Home of Arnold Palmer, Fred Rogers, Rolling Rock and the first banana split.
LaTrobe
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M - Where the Youghiogheny River meets the Monongahela River
McKeesport
N - Near the Ohio borderline, across from Youngstown, OH
New Castle
O - Headquarters of Pennzoil and Quaker State
Oil City
P - Steel city at the point of three rivers
Pittsburgh
Q - This Buck County Borough was founded by the Religious Society of Friends who's short form name became the town's namesake.
Quakertown
R - Fifth largest city in PA and sadly the nation's highest level of citizens living in poverty
Reading
S - Depictions of this Lackawanna County seat look a lot more like Burbank, CA on TV's The Office
Scranton
U - This Fayette County seat played a role in the Underground Railroad and was the birthplace of the Big Mac
Uniontown
W - Neighboring S, Babe Ruth hit what is said to be the longest home run in baseball history here, 650 feet!
Wilkes-Barre
Y - The fourth Capitol of the nation, yet residents claim it was the first.
York
Z - Baron Dettmar Basse purchased 10,000 acres in what was at the time in Beaver and Butler counties naming it after his daughter.
Zelienople
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Level 70
Apr 11, 2014
No cities or towns starting with "I"? Have you been to PA? Indiana for one.
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Level 43
Apr 16, 2014
SloppyMatt, yes I have been to PA. Indiana is a borough, not a town or a city.
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Level 61
Nov 8, 2014
I believe a borough and town are interchangeable. It just depends what the founders decided to call it.
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Level 85
Feb 16, 2016
Boroughs and towns are not interchangeable in PA. In fact, the state does not use the classification 'town' at all; the sole exception is Bloomsburg. So, all places beginning with I are boroughs or cities, not towns.