Back to top

Perry County, PA

Perry County, Pennsylvania, 1857
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)


How to Cite This Page: "Perry County, PA," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College,