The Borough of Palmyra is located in the central eastern portion of Pennsylvania in Lebanon County which is in the heart of the Pennsylvania Dutch Country. It has a population of 7,419 residents according to the 2010 census. Nearby communities include; Jackson Township, Lebanon, North Cornwall Township, North Lebanon Township, North Londonderry Township, and South Lebanon Township just to name a few.
The land on which Palmyra rests was originally home to the Lenape and Susquehannock tribes. The first European explorers and traders came to the region around 1650. Settlers were drawn to the area because of its rich land and abundance of fish and game. Additionally, being part of William Penn’s colony, his charter providing civil rights and religious freedom also attracted settlers to the area.
Median household income: $47,768