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Beaver County, PA

Beaver County, Pennsylvania, 1857

BEAVER COUNTY, situated in the western boundary of Pennsylvania, and traversed by Ohio and Beaver rivers. Length, about 40 miles; mean breadth, 15; with an area of 600 square miles. The face of the country is broken and hilly; the soil generally fertile, well wooded and watered. Seat of justice, Beaver. Pop in 1820, 13,340; in 1830, 24,183; in 1840, 29,368; in 1850, 26,689. (Fanning's, 1853)


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