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Philadelphia County, PA

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Philadelphia County Chronology

King Charles II of England granted William Penn a charter to land west of Delaware river in 1681. Philadelphia County was created as one of three original counties, no territorial limits were specified [not mapped] in 1682. Philadelphia boundaries were defined in 1685. Philadelphia lost to the creation of Berks in 1752. Philadelphia lost to creation of Montgomery in 1784.

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Greathouse of Philadelphia County
Google Map: Greathouse of Philadelphia County, PA
Map: Philadelphia County -
Greathouse of Springfield
Greathouse of Philadelphia City


Adrian B. Ettlinger, The AniMap County Boundary Historial Atlas.Software Version 3.0, Release 2, 1991-2008.

The Newberry Library, Atlas of Historical County Boundaries, Chicago, IL. Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County Chronology. View @ Atlas of Historical County Boundaries


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