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Statistics & Facts

The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.
The population of Thompsontown is approximately 582 (1990), 697 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 302 (1990), 340 (2010).
The amount of land area in Thompsontown is 0.837 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Thompsontown to Washington DC is 115 miles.
The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 27 miles. (as the crow flies)
Thompsontown is positioned 40.56 degrees north of the equator and 77.23 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in central Pennsylvania
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for Thompsontown.

John Tennis first purchased his land in 1765 from Colonel Samuel Hunter. He sold a portion to John Kepler in 1770. This land is where Thompsontown is now located. Michael Quiggle also purchased a portion of land from John Tennis which he later sold, on 13 September 1785, to William Thompson. The above history page has much more information about the area history.
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The founding of Thompsontown



Learn more about Thompsontown at this informative site.
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Thompsontown City Government

Fire Department

Thompsontown Schools

Juniata County School District
HC 63, Box 7D
Mifflintown, PA 17059
Phone: 717-436-2111
Fax: 717-436-2777

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