PA. Counties during Revolution

 There were 11 counties in Pennsylvania during the Revolution.


 
 
COUNTY
ORGANIZED
Philadelphia
1682
Bucks
1682
Chester
1682
Lancaster
1729
York
1749
Cumberland
1750
Berks
1752
Northampton
1752
Bedford
1771
Northumberland
1772
Westmoreland
1773

Following the land purchase from the Indians at Fort Stanwix in 1784, the western boundary of Northumberland County was extended to the Allegheny River, making the area over 12,000 square miles larger than 8 of our present day states.  What would become Clinton County was included in this area.

Contributed by Richard Winters
 

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