Chester County, PA

One of the three original counties of the Penn Colony, Chester County is known for its combination of bustling boroughs, concentrated business parks, and sprawling farmland. With 53% of its 534,000 residents holding a bachelor’s degree or higher, Chester County is the most educated in Pennsylvania. And with more than 280 miles of trails, it’s easy to see why Chester County is also one of the healthiest and happiest in the state. The county’s diverse industry base has many strong sectors, including agriculture, education, energy, financial services, healthcare, life sciences, manufacturing, technology, and tourism. Companies like Vanguard, QVC Network, Victory Brewing Company, and Evolve IP are all headquartered here.

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