Ohio County / State of Pennsylvania

Ohio County / State of Pennsylvania (HM5ZS)

Location: West Alexander, PA 15376 Washington County
Country: United States of America

N 40° 6.2', W 80° 31.133'

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Ohio County. Formed in 1776 from West Augusta. Named for the river which bears an Indian name meaning "Beautiful River." Scene of last battle of the Revolution, 1782. Visited by La Salle, Celoron, Gist, Washington, and later explorers.

State of Pennsylvania. Named for William Penn to whom it was granted in 1881 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 13 original colonies.
HM NumberHM5ZS
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Date Added Thursday, September 4th, 2014 at 7:29pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17T E 541006 N 4439337
Decimal Degrees40.10333333, -80.51888333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 40° 6.2', W 80° 31.133'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds40° 6' 12.00" N, 80° 31' 7.98" W
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Area Code(s)724
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2 US-40, West Alexander PA 15376, US
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