Franklin County, PA

FRANKLIN COUNTY, situated on the southerly boundary of Pennsylvania. Area, 734 square miles. Face of the country diversified with mountains, hills, and valleys; soil varied, consisting principally of two formations; one of slate, extending through the northwesterly part, and is much more of a productive soil. Seat of justice, Hambersburgh. Pop. in 1810, 23,083; in 1820, 31,192; in 1830, 35,103; in 1840, 37,739; in 1850, 39,904. (Fanning's, 1853)
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    Chambersburg, PA City or Town
    Concord, PA City or Town
    Cove Gap, PA City or Town
    Fayetteville, PA City or Town
    Greencastle, PA City or Town
    Mercersburg, PA City or Town
    Quincy, PA City or Town
    Scotland, PA City or Town
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