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(New page: '''Allentown''' is a city in eastern Pennsylvania. After Philadephia and Pittsburg it is the third largest city in the state with a population of over 106,000<ref>[http://quickfacts.c...)
 
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'''Allentown''' is a city in eastern [[Pennsylvania]].  After Philadephia and Pittsburg it is the third largest city in the state with a population of over 106,000<ref>[http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/42/4202000.html|Allentown Population 2000 US Census]</ref>. It is twinned with Bethlehem and Easton in the Lehigh Valley to have a population of 740,000.
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'''Allentown''' is a [[conservative]] city in eastern [[Pennsylvania]].  After [[Philadelphia]] and [[Pittsburgh]] it is the third largest city in the state with a population of over 106,000.<ref>[http://quickfacts.census.gov/qfd/states/42/4202000.html|Allentown Population 2000 US Census]</ref>  It is twinned with Bethlehem and Easton in the Lehigh Valley to have a population of 740,000.
  
These cities were a center of the Industrial Revolution in the United States with major steel mills and silk mills.  Now the city has many service industries and even acts as a [[bedroom community]] for the nearby centers of [[New York City]] and [[Philadelphia]].
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These cities were a center of the Industrial Revolution in the United States with major steel mills and silk mills.  Now the city has many service industries and even acts as a bedroom community for the nearby centers of [[New York City]] and [[Philadelphia]].
  
 
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Latest revision as of 01:21, 27 June 2016

Allentown is a conservative city in eastern Pennsylvania. After Philadelphia and Pittsburgh it is the third largest city in the state with a population of over 106,000.[1] It is twinned with Bethlehem and Easton in the Lehigh Valley to have a population of 740,000.

These cities were a center of the Industrial Revolution in the United States with major steel mills and silk mills. Now the city has many service industries and even acts as a bedroom community for the nearby centers of New York City and Philadelphia.

References

  1. Population 2000 US Census