Cumberland county is situated along the I-81 corridor between Harrisburg and Shippensburg. Cumberland county was founded on January 27, 1750 and was primarily settled by Scottish immigrants. Carlisle is the county seat. In 1751, the streets of Carlisle were fashioned after those of Carlisle, England. Carlisle and Shippensburg are the two oldest towns in the county, and both have a rich heritage. Travel is easily accessible with I-81, I-83, I-76 (PA Turnpike) Rt-11, and Rt-15 all intersecting throughout the county.
There is no shortage of reasons to visit or live in Cumberland county. In addition to an excellent cost of living, the county boasts some of the lowest taxes in the state with along with outstanding schools. Whether you prefer urban, suburban, or rural living, you can find a nice home in just about any price range. Whether you desire a planned neighborhood, an over 55 community, a townhome community, or a single family subdivision, you will find what you are looking for. Jobs are in abundance. Ross, Amazon, and Chewy all have large distribution operations and offer competive starting wages. Healthcare and technology companies are expanding in Cumberland county due to an educated workforce fueled by the seven colleges who call Cumberland county home. The are the Carlisle War college, Dickinson college, Penn State Dickinson Law, Shippensburg state university, Messiah college, Central Penn Business school, and the John L Grove school of Business.
When its time to relax, there are numerous places to get away, though few more scenic and private than Laurel Lake. If shopping is your past time, the Carlisle Pike corridor or the capital city mall will make you feel right at home. Do you desire a night out with your family? Try the Haar’s drive-in movie theatre. It is the last true drive-in in central pa still in operation. If you like to dine out, you will find an abundance or outstanding restaurants. Once you visit Cumberland county, you will want to stay.
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