About Chester County

Chester County is one of five southeastern Pennsylvania counties that are part of the Pennsylvania portion of metropolitan Philadelphia. The County has been experiencing significant growth and, in the process, has been transformed from a rural, agrarian and bedroom community to a regional employment center.

Chester County has a multi-faceted, diverse economy where advanced manufacturing and pharmaceutical companies are side by side with working farms and tourist destinations. This mix of a wide range of successful economic sectors has provided the county with a resilient economy that consistently has one of the lowest unemployment rates in Pennsylvania.

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