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Lancaster County. Nathen Good. How was it settled?. Lancaster County is located in the South Central part of Pennsylvania. In the 18 th and 19 th centuries Dutch immigrants came from Germany. They came mainly for Pennsylvania’s mild climates, rich soil, and for the freedom of religion.

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Lancaster county

Lancaster County

Nathen Good


How was it settled
How was it settled?

  • Lancaster County is located in the South Central part of Pennsylvania. In the 18th and 19th centuries Dutch immigrants came from Germany. They came mainly for Pennsylvania’s mild climates, rich soil, and for the freedom of religion.


Likes and dislikes
Likes and Dislikes

Likes:

  • Not a lot of people

  • The people are somewhat nice

  • Woods

    Dislikes:

  • The smell manure

  • Buggies

  • Tourists


Weather patterns
Weather Patterns

  • On average the warmest month is July

  • The highest record temperature was 102°F in 1988

  • The average coolest month is January

  • The lowest recorded temperature was -16°F in 1994

  • The maximum average precipitation occurs in September

    Watershed – Conestoga River


Native plants
Native Plants

  • Clubmosses

  • Pawpaw

  • Balsam Fir

  • Black Maple

  • Silver Maple


Native birds
Native Birds

  • Eastern Bluebird

  • Summer Tanager

  • Common Grackle


Native mammals
Native Mammals

  • Muskrat

  • North-American Porcupine

  • Beaver


Energy sources
Energy Sources

  • Wind

  • Biomass and Cellulosic

  • Solar

  • Biogas


Water
Water

  • The water in my house comes from a water tower. The water tower gets its water from lakes and rivers.


Trash
Trash

  • The trash at my house gets picked up once a week.

  • After that the trash goes to a big landfill to get disposed properly


Sewage
Sewage

  • All of my sewage goes to the Sewage Disposal Plant.

  • The Disposal Plant can either get ride of the wastes or if its not to contaminated then they are able to clean it and put it back into the environment.


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