Pottstown is a small but friendly town that is conveniently located right next to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, a scant ½ hour from the booming city of Philadelphia. Because of its quiet, calm, and low crime rate, a lot of different commuters who work in Philadelphia have begun to take roots in Pottstown. This area has also attracted those who love the allure of living next to a major city like Philadelphia, but don't want to deal with the many problems that comes with living in a metropolitan area.
People who live in Pottstown love the easy pace of life that this area boasts. Urbane enough to be home to multiple private schools, newspapers, and a television station, the city of Pottstown does have a lot of different outlets that lets people chose a lifestyle that suits them. That being said, there is a lot of traditionalism in Pottstown's local culture, and much of this is due to the fact that it is ... More