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Luzerne County, PA

Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, 1857
LUZERNE COUNTY, situated in the northeasterly part of Pennsylvania, and traversed by Susquehanna river. Area, 1,350 square miles. Face of the country hilly and mountainous; soil varied; in the valleys, generally rich. Seat of justice, Wilkesharre. Pop. in 1810, 18,109; in 1820, 20,027; in 1830, 27,304; in 1840, 44,006; in 1850, 56,072. (Fanning's, 1853)


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