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The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.
The population of Maytown is approximately 1,720 (1990), 3824 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 577 (1990), 1354 (2010).
The amount of land area in Maytown is 9.509 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Maytown to Washington DC is 84 miles.
The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 21 miles. (as the crow flies)
Maytown is positioned 40.07 degrees north of the equator and 76.58 degrees west of the prime meridian.


south of Elizabethtown and southeast of Harrisburg in southeast Pennsylvania.
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History & History Related Items

Maytown was founded on the first day of May, 1762 by Jacob & Elizabeth Downer.
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Simon Cameron was born in Maytown. He was a leader in both state and national politics. He was a member of Abraham Lincoln's cabinet, a U.S. Senator and a U.S. Diplomat. He was born in 1799 in a log house which stood on High Street. He died in 1889 at Donegal Springs.
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