Map of Pennsylvania
This thematic map of Pennsylvania, designed by Globe Turner, is perfect resource aid for offices, homes and educational institutions. It presents an overview of transportation networks interlinking the state along with names of all primary cities and towns printed in readable fonts.
The placements of these urban settlements are highlighted with box indicators in the title frame. Points of interest, parks, road information like thoroughfares, freeway tollways, interchanges and airports locations are marked prominently in each inset.
The Map is furnished with two detailed indices and a driving distance chart marked in miles helps understand travelling time between places marked on the map.
Details on the map
The thematic map of Pennsylvania is a detailed representation of urban features of the state. Elaborate detailing of road network, accurate placement of towns and cities and precise markings of terrain features makes this map ideal for reference use. Highways are numbered and illustrated with colored lines for quick understanding.
Boundaries with other states are also defined with contrasting tones. The map is complete with comprehensive detailing of 10 major settlements which have been laid out separately in insets. They include Allentown, Erie, Harrisburg, Lancaster, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, Muncie, and State College. The placements of these urban settlements are highlighted with box indicators in the title frame.
Route maps, freeways, tolls ways and other major roads are also drawn out clearly in each inset. Airports locations, national parks, state parks, recreational areas and other points of interest are also indicated for easy understanding. . The map is also furnished with a city town index, County index, distance markers, miniature map of the US indicating the placement of Pennsylvania along with a digitized flag of the State.
Where is Pennsylvania on the map?
Pennsylvania is located in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States. New York forms the northern border of Pennsylvania. New Jersey borders the state on the east and Ohio borders it in the west. Maryland can be placed on the south. Delaware and West Virginia can be placed in the southeast and southwest respectively. Lake Erie forms and the Canadian Province of Ontario forms the north western boundary of the state.
The key table elaborates symbolic data like national parks, State parks, military areas, highways, important roads, airports, County boundaries and other details and other details of the title frame.
Region Location on the map of Pennsylvania
According to the USCB the State of Pennsylvania is located in the Northeastern part of the United States in Mid-Atlantic Region 2. The other States under this division are New Jersey and New York.
Time Zone in Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania follows the Eastern Time Zone and observes the Eastern Standard Time (EST) which is 5 hours behind Greenwich Mean Time.
Zip Code of Pennsylvania
The Zip Code range of Pennsylvania is 15001-19640.
Major cities of Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania is the 33rd largest and the 5th most populous state in the nation. The capital of the state and its 10 largest city Harrisburg is captioned with large fonts and can be placed on the map with ease. The State is divided into 67 counties. The largest county in terms of land area is Lycoming and the most populous county is Philadelphia County followed by Allegheny.
Allentown is the seat of Lehigh County and is the third most populous city of the state. The city sits within the Lehigh Valley bounded by Blue Mountains in the north and South Mountains in the south. Notable buildings that can be placed on the inset include PPL Building, Allentown Art Museum, Lehigh County Historical Society and Heritage Museum. Dorney Park and Wild water Kingdom Amusement park, Bicentennial Park, w West Park and other similar parks can be located on the frame. Interstate highways 78 and 81 serve the city along with US Routes and State Highways. Rail routes are also drawn out clearly along Airport locations.
City Inset of Erie
Erie is located on the south shore of Erie Lake in northwestern Pennsylvania. It is the seat of Erie County and fourth largest city of the state. Erie’s economy is anchored by the manufacturing sector. It is nicknamed the “ Flagship City” after Naval Commander Oliver Hazard Perry’s flagship “ Niagara”. Notable buildings in this city are Bayfront Convention Center, Bicentennial Tower, Erie Maritime Museum, Erie is connected with the rest of the state with interstate 90, 79 and 86. The Port of Erie is a natural harbor for Cargo shipping facilities. Airports and rail routes are also indicated on the frame with clarity.
City Inset of Harrisburg
The capital city of Harrisburg is located in south central Pennsylvania on the east bank of Susquehanna River. City Center Harrisburg is the central business center. Notable landmarks include Pennsylvania State Capitol, The Whitaker Center for Science and arts, Broom Street Market, Memorial, Dauphin Narrows Statue of Liberty, Parks and recreational areas. Interstate 76, 78, 81, 83 and 283 run through the city. Airports, highways and rail routes are elaborately marked on the inset which helps in easy orientation.
City Inset of Lancaster
Lancaster is one of the oldest inland towns in the United States. It is located in south central Pennsylvania and is the seat of Lancaster County. There are 17 recognized neighborhoods of Lancaster. Historical landmarks of the city include Central Market, Churches, Opera House, Hamilton Watch Complex, Rock Ford Plantation and Wheatland the historic estate of James Buchanan the 15th president of the United States. Historic sites, museums, art centers, parks and recreational areas are marked on the frame with preciseness. The city is served mainly by US Route 30 and 222 along with State Routes 283, 72, and 272. The Lancaster Airport and rail roads are also indicated on the frame.
Philadelphia is the largest city of the state and also the 6th most populous city in the United States. Philadelphia city and Philadelphia county are synonymous. It is the most populous county of the state and the core of its Metropolitan and Statistical Area.
Philadelphia is known for the role it played in American revolution and the meeting place of the nation’s Founding Fathers. It is not only the main economic hub of the state but also the center of education. Fairmount Park, Philadelphia Zoo, Wissahickon Valley Park, historic sites, UNESCO Heritage sites and the Liberty Bell are notably marked on the frame. Philadelphia is panned with numbered streets from north to south.
Interstate 95 and 76 serve the city along with other US Routes and state routes All highways are specifically numbered for easy recognition along with airport location and railroads.
Pittsburg is the seat of Allegheny County and the second largest city of Pennsylvania. It is located at the confluence of three rivers namely Allegheny, Monongahela and Ohio River. The city has more than 446 bridges and is often nicknamed “ The City of Bridges”. Education is a major economic driver of the city. Points of interest that can be located on the frame are University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Natural History Museum, art museum, Soldiers and sailors Memorial Hall and Museum, Cathedrals, Colleges and other universities.
Interstate 376, 279,579 and 70,79, 76 serve the city along with US Route 22, 28 and 19. All highways are numbered and color coded for quick reference. Amtrak provides passenger rail service within the city limits and their routes are drawn out clearly in the inset. The two airports locations are also indicated.
City Inset of Scranton/Wilkes-Barre
The Scranton/ Wilkes- Barre Metropolitan and Statistical Area cover three counties of Lackawanna, Luzerne and Wyoming. The largest city of the metropolitan is Scranton. Other cities under the metropolitan are Wilkes-Barre, Hazleton, Pittston City and Nanticoke. Landmarks of this area include Mohegan Sun Arena, Pocono Raceway, Toyota Pavilion and Montage Mountain. Historic sites like Eckley Miners Village and Steamtown National Historic Park the inset.
City Inset of State College
Tate College is a home rule municipality located in Centre County. It is the largest designated Borough in Pennsylvania. Pennsylvania State University is the driving force of the economy in this region. The city is also demographically dominated by the university. Points of interest include Jeffery Field Soccer Stadium, Rec Hall, Pegula Ice Arena, Beaver Stadium and Rothrock State Forest. State College is located at the crossroads of Interstate 99, US Route 322 and US Route 22. All other highways are also specifically numbered along with distinct indications of airports and rail routes.
A tabular index on cities and counties and distance markers based on accurate information and map data helps locate all towns and cities on the map.
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