Perry County, PA

PERRY COUNTY, situated in the central part of Pennsylvania, with Susquehanna river on the east and traversed by the Juniata. Area, 540 square miles. Face of the, country, generally hilly; soil, productive. Seat of justice, New Bloomfield. Pop. in 1820, 11,342; in 1830, 14,361; in 1840, 17,096; in 1850, 20,088. (Fanning's, 1853)
Place Unit Type
County
Containing Unit
Name Type
Andersonburg, PA City or Town
Bloomfield, PA City or Town
Juniata, PA City or Town
Landisburg, PA City or Town
Millerstown, PA City or Town
New Bloomfield, PA City or Town
Newport, PA City or Town
Sherman's Valley, PA City or Town
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