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Forty Fort
Luzerne County, Pennsylvania







Page Contents for Forty Fort, Pennsylvania

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Location

History & History-related items

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Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.
The population of Forty Fort is approximately 5,049 (1990), 4214 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 2,126 (1990), 1891 (2010).
The amount of land area in Forty Fort is 3.469 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.517 sq kilometers.
The distance from Forty Fort to Washington DC is 175 miles.
The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 88 miles. (as the crow flies)
Forty Fort is positioned 41.28 degrees north of the equator and 75.87 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Location

north of Wilkes-Barre in northeastern Pennsylvania.
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History & History Related Items

"Many people can tell you this town is named for 40 of the earliest settlers in the region. But where did they come from? From Connecticut, in 1769 "
(from Name Origins of Northeast PA Towns by Mike O'Hara)
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Forty Fort City Government

Forty Fort Borough Secretary
1271 Wyoming Ave
Wilkes Barre, PA 18704-4101
Phone: 717-287-8586 Forty Fort

Miscellany

Residents of Forty Fort may have a Wilkes Barre mailing address.

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