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Northumberland County, PA

Northumberland County, Pennsylvania, 1857
NORTHUMBERLAND COUNTY, situated toward the east part of Pennsylvania, with Susquehanna river on the west, and traversed by its east branch. Area, 440 square miles. Face of the country, mountainous; soil, productive. Seat of justice, Sunbury. Pop. in 1810, 36,327; in 1820, 15,424; in 1830, 18,168; in 1840, 20,077; in 1850, 23,272. (Fanning's, 1853)


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