Gettysburg is the county seat of Adams county as is widely known for it’s Battlefield, where the Battle of Gettysburg was fought during the American Civil War. Rt. 30 runs directly through Gettysburg, giving people easy access to the highways including heavily traveled Rt. 15. The main industry of the borough is tourism associated with such historic sites. Gettysburg attracts millions each summer with it’s war background, hosting reenactments annually and attracts tourists from all over!