Beaver County, PA


BEAVER COUNTY, situated in the western boundary of Pennsylvania, and traversed by Ohio and Beaver rivers. Length, about 40 miles; mean breadth, 15; with an area of 600 square miles. The face of the country is broken and hilly; the soil generally fertile, well wooded and watered. Seat of justice, Beaver. Pop in 1820, 13,340; in 1830, 24,183; in 1840, 29,368; in 1850, 26,689. (Fanning's, 1853)

    Place Unit Type
    Containing Unit
    Name Type
    Beaver Falls, PA City or Town
    Brighton, PA City or Town
    Hopewell, PA City or Town
    New Brighton, PA City or Town
    Old Brighton, PA City or Town
    Rochester, PA City or Town
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