Perry County, PA

PERRY COUNTY, situated in the central part of Pennsylvania, with Susquehanna river on the east and traversed by the Juniata. Area, 540 square miles. Face of the, country, generally hilly; soil, productive. Seat of justice, New Bloomfield. Pop. in 1820, 11,342; in 1830, 14,361; in 1840, 17,096; in 1850, 20,088. (Fanning's, 1853)
    Place Unit Type
    Containing Unit
    Name Type
    Andersonburg, PA City or Town
    Bloomfield, PA City or Town
    Juniata, PA City or Town
    Landisburg, PA City or Town
    Millerstown, PA City or Town
    New Bloomfield, PA City or Town
    Newport, PA City or Town
    Sherman's Valley, PA City or Town
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