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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