Hancock County / State of Pennsylvania

Hancock County / State of Pennsylvania (HM1IV1)

Location: Weirton, WV 26062 Hancock County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 24.309', W 80° 31.151'

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Hancock County
Formed in 1848 from Brooke. Named for John Hancock, first signer of the Declaration of Independence. Iron furnaces established in this county as early as 1794 made the cannon balls that Commodore Perry used in Battle of Lake Erie.

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Named for William Penn to whom it was granted in 1681 by Charles II. In 1682, Penn made his first settlement at Philadelphia. Earlier settlements had been made by the Swedes in 1638. It was one of the thirteen original colonies.
HM NumberHM1IV1
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Date Added Sunday, January 18th, 2015 at 5:01pm PST -08:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 540798 N 4472837
Decimal Degrees40.40515000, -80.51918333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 24.309', W 80° 31.151'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 24' 18.54" N, 80° 31' 9.06" W
Driving DirectionsGoogle Maps
Area Code(s)304
Which side of the road?Marker is on the right when traveling West
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 3765-3791 Pennsylvania Ave, Weirton WV 26062, US
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