Westmoreland County, PA

WESTMORELAND COUNTY, situated in the southwest part of Pennsylvania, with Kiskiminitas river on the northeast, the Alleghany on the northwest, and traversed by the Youghiogheny. Area, 1,050 square miles. Face of the country, hilly; soil, generally productive. Seat of justice, Greensburgh. Pop. in 1810, 26,392; in 1820, 30,540; in 1830, 38,400; in 1840, 42,699; in 1850, 51,726. (Fanning's, 1853)
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County
Containing Unit
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Belle Vernon Cemetery, Westmoreland County, PA Location or Site
Greensburg, PA City or Town
Mount Pleasant, PA City or Town
Sewickley Township, PA City or Town
West Fairfield, PA City or Town
Youngstown, PA City or Town
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