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Schuylkill County, PA

Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, 1857

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, situated in the easterly part of Pennsylvania, and traversed by Schuylkill river. Area, 660 square miles. Face of the country, hilly and mountainous; soil, generally rocky and barren. Seat of justice, Orwigahurgh. Pop. in 1820, 11,339; in 1830, 20,744; in 1840, 29,053; in 1850, 60,713. (Fanning's, 1853)

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