Schuylkill County, PA

SCHUYLKILL COUNTY, situated in the easterly part of Pennsylvania, and traversed by Schuylkill river. Area, 660 square miles. Face of the country, hilly and mountainous; soil, generally rocky and barren. Seat of justice, Orwigahurgh. Pop. in 1820, 11,339; in 1830, 20,744; in 1840, 29,053; in 1850, 60,713. (Fanning's, 1853)

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Pine Grove, PA City or Town
Port Carbon, PA City or Town
Pottsville, PA City or Town
Schuylkill, PA City or Town
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