Franklin County

Franklin County (HMQY)

Location: Chambersburg, PA 17201 Franklin County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 56.245', W 77° 39.623'

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Formed on September 9, 1784 from Cumberland County and named for Benjamin Franklin. Site of Falling Spring, noted limestone trout stream. Birthplace of James Buchanan, 15th President of the United States. Chambersburg, county seat, was laid out 1764.
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HM NumberHMQY
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Year Placed1981
Placed ByPennsylvania Historic and Museum Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Friday, September 5th, 2014 at 5:44pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)18S E 272688 N 4424200
Decimal Degrees39.93741667, -77.66038333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 56.245', W 77° 39.623'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 56' 14.70" N, 77° 39' 37.38" W
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Area Code(s)717
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 101-171 U.S. 30, Chambersburg PA 17201, US
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