Luzerne County, PA

LUZERNE COUNTY, situated in the northeasterly part of Pennsylvania, and traversed by Susquehanna river. Area, 1,350 square miles. Face of the country hilly and mountainous; soil varied; in the valleys, generally rich. Seat of justice, Wilkesharre. Pop. in 1810, 18,109; in 1820, 20,027; in 1830, 27,304; in 1840, 44,006; in 1850, 56,072. (Fanning's, 1853)
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