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Eastern And Western Pennsylvania Are Vastly Different – And Here’s 10 Pieces Of Proof

Pennsylvania is a vast state, width-wise especially. The placement of its two largest cities on either side doesn’t exactly help with making each half see eye-to-eye– undoubtedly, there are numerous cultural differences within the state. It is often apparent upon meeting a Pennsylvanian which side of the state he or she is from, and sometimes these differences are like night and day. Here are ten of the most notable differences between eastern and western Pennsylvania. Admittedly, many of these distinctions are specific to Philadelphia vs. Pittsburgh, but many can be generalized to include the surrounding areas or half of the state.

There you have it… A brief summary of the distinctions between east and west Pennsylvania. Did we miss anything or get anything wrong? Go ahead and let us know in the comments.

Christi
Christi is from Allentown and currently lives and goes to school in Pittsburgh.