State Abbreviation PA
Statehood Dec. 12, 1787
State Capital Harrisburg
State Size Total (Land + Water): 46,055 sq miles; Land Only: 44,817 sq miles
Number of Counties 67
State Population (2010) 12,702,379
Electoral Votes 20
State Quarter Issue Date 8-Mar-99
State Motto Virtue, Liberty, and Independence
State Flower Mountain laurel
State Bird Ruffed Grouse
Nickname Keystone State
Area Codes 215, 267, 272, 412, 445, 484, 570, 582, 610, 717, 724, 814, 835, 878
Top 5 Cities (2010 population) Philadelphia (1,526,006)
Pittsburgh (305,704)
Allentown (118,032)
Erie (101,786)
Reading (88,082)
Major Sports Teams MLB: Philadelphia Phillies, Pittsburgh Pirates
NFL: Philadelphia Eagles, Pittsburgh Steelers
NBA: Philadelphia 76ers
NHL: Philadelphia Flyers, Pittsburgh Penguins
Federal Prisons United States Penitentiary, Allenwood
United States Penitentiary, Canaan
United States Penitentiary, Lewisburg
Federal Correctional Institution Federal Correctional Institution, Allenwood Low
Federal Correctional Institution, Allenwood Medium
Federal Correctional Institution, Loretto
Federal Correctional Institution, McKean
Federal Correctional Institution, Schuylkill
State Prisons Motivational Bootcamp – Quehanna
SCI-Greene – Waynesburg, Pennsylvania
State Correctional Institution – Albion
State Correctional Institution – Benner
State Correctional Institution – Camp Hill
State Correctional Institution – Chester
State Correctional Institution – Coal Township
State Correctional Institution – Dallas
State Correctional Institution – Fayette
State Correctional Institution – Forest
State Correctional Institution – Frackville
State Correctional Institution – Graterford
State Correctional Institution – Houtzdale
State Correctional Institution – Huntingdon
State Correctional Institution – Laurel Highlands
State Correctional Institution – Mahanoy
State Correctional Institution – Mercer
State Correctional Institution – Pittsburgh
State Correctional Institution – Retreat
State Correctional Institution – Rockview
State Correctional Institution – Smithfield
State Correctional Institution – Somerset
State Correctional Institution – Waymart

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