Population: 50,135

Living in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania:
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If you've been wondering what it's like to live in or visit Harrisburg, the Crowdsourced Explorer community can help. We asked four people living in Harrisburg what someone who is considering moving to or visiting there should know. Here are their pros and cons, tips, and advice:

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Harrisburg is the capital of the commonwealth of Pennsylvania. It was established in 1791 and became the capital in 1812. The city sits on the Susquehanna river, and is in the county of Dauphin. Tourist attractions in the area include Hersheypark, the National Civil War Museum, and the State Museum of Pennsylvania.

Someone moving to Harrisburg should know that although it could be considered a “big city” since it is the capital of Pennsylvania, it does not offer many of the luxuries that are frequently associated with big cities. For example, not many places in this city are open late. However, there are numerous gorgeous hiking trails nearby, and anyone who loves the outdoors will have plenty of opportunities to explore the many nearby state parks located just outside the city.

Mckenzie, says: 2020

Harrisburg is the capital of Pennsylvania. Its in south central Pennsylvania. If you are in the area I recommend driving east a couple miles and going to Hershey Park. Hershey Park was created by Milton Hershey for his employees in the late 1920’s. Later it was opened up to the for public.

How do you feel about moving, and where should you move and is that place good for the environment and what kind of neighbor are there and note to yourself that is it a good place to move there. what are like inside the house, is it dirty and not clean smelly and bad we all should go there and check before buying the house or apt.

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