Armstrong County, PA

ARMSTRONG COUNTY, situated in the westerly part of Pennsylvania, and is watered by Alleghany river. Length, 35 miles; mean width, 20, with an area of about 700 square miles. The face of the country is hilly, rocky, and broken, though much of the soil consists of a fertile loam, particularly along the Alleghany river. Courts are held at Kittaning. Pop., in 1820, 10,324; in 1830, 17,695; in 1840, 28,365; in 1850, 29,560. (Fanning's, 1853)
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    Kittanning, PA City or Town
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