Monongalia County/Pennsylvania

Monongalia County/Pennsylvania (HM1BPE)

Location: Morgantown, WV 26501 Sherburne County
Country: United States of America

N 39° 43.274', W 80° 3.728'

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Monongalia County
Formed, 1776, from District of West Augusta. All or parts of 21 other counties, including three in Pennsylvania, were carved from it. Named for the Monongahela River, bearing an Indian name, which means the "River of Caving Banks".

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Pennsylvania
Named for William Penn to whom it was granted in 1681 by Charles III. In 1682, Penn made his first settlement at Philadelphia. Early settlements had been made by the Swedes in 1838. It was one of the thirteen original colonies.
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HM NumberHM1BPE
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Year Placed2012
Placed ByWest Virginia Archives and History
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 at 1:43am PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 580381 N 4397238
Decimal Degrees39.72123333, -80.06213333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 43.274', W 80° 3.728'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 43' 16.44" N, 80° 3' 43.68" W
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Area Code(s)304
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2650-2698 Blue Horizon Dr, Morgantown WV 26501, US
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