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)

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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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