Founded in 1749, York County has played a proud role in the long and exciting drama that is the history of the United States of America. York County was in the forefront of organized resistance during the American Revolution. It was here that the Articles of Confederations, the precursor to the U.S. Constitution, was drafted. York was also a great source of strength to the Union armies during the most critical period of the Civil War.
There’s no better place to live or grow your business than historic York County, nestled in the fertile Susquehanna River Valley of South-Central Pennsylvania.Home to more than 430,000 people, York offers big-city amenities with small-town charm. Whether you’re after a chic urban loft or a countryside retreat, York County has it all.
While continuing to embrace its agricultural roots, York also has evolved into a manufacturing and business hub. But it’s more than just the bustling local economy that has made York one of the fastest growing counties in all of Pennsylvania.
Here you’ll find great schools, a low cost of living, quality health care and boundless entertainment opportunities. There’s a park in nearly every corner of the county, a strong performing arts community, sports and lots of shopping opportunities. Plus, York is only a short drive away from Philadelphia, Harrisburg, Pittsburgh, Baltimore, Washington, D.C. and New York City.