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Overview of Harrisburg

Harrisburg, PA has both a rich history and a thriving present economy, and in 2010, the city received a distinction from Forbes as the second-best place to raise a family. With an abundance of cultural monuments and activities, including the Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, the Pennsylvania Farm Show, as well as countless jazz festivals and Top-40 nightclubs, if you are renting an apartment in Harrisburg you will find that there is never a shortage of things to do.

Living in Harrisburg

Harrisburg was first established as a Pennsylvania borough in 1791 and later named the state capital in 1812.

Today, Harrisburg's population surpasses 50,000, and the city's wide variety of activities will cater to people with all kinds of interests.

Nature lovers will enjoy hiking the Appalachian Trail, which is approximately 40 minutes northwest of Harrisburg, and families will enjoy exploring the dog friendly trails and boardwalks at Wildwood Park, located just minutes outside of downtown Harrisburg.

If you're looking to get into the arts and culture scene, The Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts is the first center of its kind that incorporates education, science, and the performing arts all under one facility. For those interested in the agricultural world, check out the Pennsylvania Farm Show, the largest agricultural exhibition in the nation located right here in Harrisburg.

Harrisburg apartment-renters also have access to healthy food choices thanks to the three farmers markets located in the greater Harrisburg area which feature locally grown produce. If you have a sweet tooth, the Hershey Museum is a short drive away and a great place to indulge in a treat while learning about one of Pennsylvania's historic legacies.

In terms of public transportation, Harrisburg residents, as well as the greater state of Pennsylvania, have access to a billion dollar public transportation system. Public transportation partners that serve Harrisburg include the Capital Area Transit bus system, the Lebanon Transit bus system, Rabbit Transit bus system, the Red Rose Transit Authority bus service, the Freedom Transit trolley service, and the Berks Area Regional Transportation Authority (BARTA).

Apartments in Harrisburg-Study

Students living in Harrisburg apartments for rent will be close to three colleges and universities in the area, which include Penn State Harrisburg, the Harrisburg University of Science and Technology, and Temple University, Harrisburg.

Apartments in Harrisburg-Work

The dominant industries for work in Harrisburg encompass government, medical research, and food manufacturing. Some of the top employers including the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, and The Hershey Company, among others.

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