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 Blair County - Pennsylvania Community & Photos by Personal Injury Lawyers Munley, Munley & Cartwright
Blair County, Pennsylvania, formed in 1771, lies in the Central Region of the state.
Blair County lies on the Allegheny Front, the eastern edge of the Appalachian Mountains.
Many stockades and forts were built throughout the County for protection from the Indians, including Fort Roberdeau, also known as the 'Lead Mine Fort' due to its valued protection of the lead mining operations in Sinking Stream Valley.
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 Description of the Geology of Blair County Pennsylvania
Blair.- Area, 510 square miles; population in 1880, 52,740.
The great ore deposit in Leathercracker Cove near the Bedford county line is peculiar, because at the upper edge of the limestone next the slates of No. III, at the foot of Tussey mountain.
From: A geological hand atlas of the sixty-seven counties of Pennsylvania :embodying the results of the field work of the survey, from 1874 to 1884.
www.libraries.psu.edu /emsl/guides/X/blair.htm   (467 words)

  
 Blair County, Pennsylvania
The first settlers in Blair County established themselves in the valleys, well away from the major Indian trails so as to avoid attack.
Blair County was formally established as a county in 1846 and named after John Blair, a farmer, businessman, and state legislator that lobbied for the establishment of the county.
The development of Blair County is tied to natural resource industries and the development and expansion of transportation systems that enabled commerce in those industries.
www.livingplaces.com /PA/Blair_County.html   (760 words)

  
 Blair County Conservation District - Hollidaysburg, PA - AgMap
The Blair County Conservation District was established pursuant to Pennsylvania's Act 217 on January 5, 1966 by the County's Board of Commissioners.
The mission of the Blair County Conservation District "is the protection, preservation and enhancement of Blair County's natural resources by providing technical assistance and educational guidance".
The Pennsylvania State University is committed to affirmative action, equal opportunity, and the diversity of its workforce.
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 Soils
The majority of the county is in the Valley and Ridge physiographic province; the western third is in the Appalachian Plateau physiographic province.
Rocks of Pennsylvanian and Mississippian age are the youngest in the county and outcrop in the Appalachian Plateau province.
The oldest rocks in the county are in the Valley and Ridge province.
www.blairconservationdistrict.org /soils.htm   (799 words)

  
 BlairSAR
The Blair County Chapter represents a substantial portion of the region that had been erected as Bedford County in the year 1771.
The present-day counties of Bedford, Blair, Fulton and Huntingdon are included in the region encompassed by the Blair County Chapter.
The Blair County Chapter is comprised of SAR Compatriots from not only this south-central Pennsylvania region, but also from various points throughout Pennsylvania and the rest of the United States.
www.motherbedford.com /BlairSAR.htm   (499 words)

  
 Old maps of Blair County towns
Reproductions of maps from the Atlas of Blair and Huntingdon Counties, Pennsylvania, by and under the direction of Beach Nichols, published by A. Pomeroy and Co. in 1873.
Reproduced from the Atlas of Blair and Huntingdon Counties, Pennsylvania (PA), published in 1873 by A. Pomeroy.
Reproduced from the 1873 Atlas of Blair and Huntingdon Counties, Pennsylvania (PA), by Pomeroy.
www.oldmapsne.com /category/Blair_County_Maps/c288   (702 words)

  
 Blair County,Elementary School,Blair County, Pennsylvania
Blair County -- There is a lot of finger-pointing going in Blair County over the 2007 budget shortfall.
BLAIR COUNTY -- A Williamsburg man is facing simple assault charges after pulling out a gun during a road rage incident.
Thatsa message the Blair County Drug Court tries to convey to addicts whose heroin or crack cocaine habits led them to the wrong side of the law.
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 Blair County Pennsylvania Real Estate
My Blair County Pennsylvania Real Estate is a way for consumers to find the best Real estate Agents and Brokers for every city in Blair County Pennsylvania.
When you have been directed to an Blair County Pennsylvania real estate professional in the area you have chosen you will be able to search for your dream home and get free printouts from the MLS database in that area.
Blair County Pennsylvania Real Estate Brokers and agents can use the many news and information pages we offer to get up to date information about the Blair County Pennsylvania real estate market.
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 Blair County PA Civil War Soldiers - Regiment Rosters, biographies, Medal of Honor recipients - Free Pennsylvania ...
The Medal of Honor, established by joint resolution of Congress, 12 July 1862 is awarded in the name of Congress to a person who, while a member of the Armed Services, distinguishes himself conspicuously by gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life above and beyond the call of duty.
In addition to battles fought, injuries and POW info, if any, biographies of Pennsylvania Civil War soldiers and officers has genealogy data such as birthplace and birth date, parents, spouse, children, residence and occupation before and after the War.
This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1890 special census of Civil War Union veterans and widows of veterans and includes names of surviving soldiers, sailors, and marines, and widows; rank; name of regiment or vessel; date of enlistment; date of discharge, length of service; post office address; disability incurred; and remarks.
www.pacivilwar.com /county/blair.html   (558 words)

  
 Blair County Pennsylvania Genealogy: Resources For Family History Research
Pennsylvania Marriages Prior to 1790 Names of Persons for Whom Marriage Licenses Were Issued in the Province of Pennsylvania Previous to 1790
William Penn and the Dutch Quaker Migration to Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania and the Lower Counties of Delaware, 1681-1740
www.kindredtrails.com /PA_Blair.html   (378 words)

  
 Blair County Pennsylvania PA Family, Divorce & Elder Law Lawyers, Attorneys & Law Firms - OptimusLaw® - The Best Way ...
Blair County, PA family, divorce and elder law lawyers assist people with issues relating to family matters, retirement planning and elder care.
Blair County, PA family, divorce and elder law lawyers of your choice to present your legal matter and/or schedule an initial consultation.
The Blair County Family, Divorce and Elder Law Lawyers Directory is provided for your general information.
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 BLAIR COUNTY PAGE
Blair County was created on February 26, 1846 from parts of Huntingdon County and Bedford County.
The county gets its name from John Blair who was a prominent citizen of the area.
Or visit the Pennsylvania Page of Time Voyagers Bookstore You'll find books organized by county or general Pennsylvania subjects, as well as titles for other states, ethnic origins or countries.
www.timevoyagers.com /bookstore/penna/blair.htm   (177 words)

  
 Blair County, Pennsylvania Genealogy (AncestorSpy.com)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Genealogy library of census, family history, and newspaper for Blair County, Pennsylvania.
Towns and Cities in Blair County, Pennsylvania: Altoona.
Blair County was created Feb 26, 1846 from Huntingdon and Blair counties.
www.ancestorspy.com /pa/Blair.htm   (173 words)

  
 The Political Graveyard: Blair County, Pa.
Blair County page at Interment.Net (Cemetery Records Online).
Assignment of birthplaces, deathplaces, and cemeteries to counties is subject to error.
U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania, 1795-99, 1803-15 (10th District 1795-99, 4th District 1803-05, 5th District 1805-07, 4th District 1807-13, 9th District 1813-15); died in office 1815.
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 Blair County, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Larry O. Sather, Republican, Pennsylvania's 81th Legislative District
Under Pennsylvania law, there are four types of incorporated municipalities: cities, boroughs, townships, and, in at most two cases, towns.
Census-designated places are geographical areas designated by the U.S. Census Bureau for the purposes of compiling demographic data.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Blair_County,_Pennsylvania   (447 words)

  
 Blair County, Pennsylvania PA, county profile - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Blair County is one of 67 counties in Pennsylvania.
The county is in the Altoona metro area.
This was a decrease of -1.30% from the 2000 census.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=13606   (660 words)

  
 Blair County Department of Solid Waste & Recycling
The Blair County Yard Waste Facility is the only such facility in the region that is open to the citizens and municipalities of Blair and Cambria Counties.
The Department is responsible for ensuring that all persons and firms who collect, transport, or dispose of solid waste from sources originating in Blair County be properly licensed and adhere to the County's Solid Waste Management Ordinance.
He assists in licensing all persons who are engaged with pay in the performance of collection and transporting county-managed and regulated waste and recyclables, and inspects facilities and operations to assure proper procedures are being followed.
www.blaircounty.org   (1067 words)

  
 Hollidaysburg, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Hollidaysburg is a borough in Blair County, Pennsylvania, on the Juniata River, 7 Miles (11 km) south of Altoona.
From 1834 to 1854, the borough was an important port on Pennsylvania Main Line Canal, located where the eastern branch of the canal connected to the Allegheny Portage Railroad.
When Blair County was organized in 1846, the Borough of Hollidaysburg was designated the county seat.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hollidaysburg,_Pennsylvania   (851 words)

  
 Blair County Pennsylvania Township Maps (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.unc.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
This is a clickable image map of townships and boroughs in Blair County Pennsylvania.
The township images are cropped from a 1/50,000 USGS Geological Survey Map of Blair County dated 1991; based on 1/24,000 maps dated 1961 through 1968.
The adjacent counties shown on the image map are links to their USGS maps if available.
www.rootsweb.com.cob-web.org:8888 /~usgenweb/maps/pa/county/blair/usgs   (304 words)

  
 Blair township, Blair County, Pennsylvania (PA) Detailed Profile
Back to: Blair County, Pennsylvania (PA), All US cities.
65% of Blair township residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
Out of people who lived in different counties, 40% lived in Pennsylvania.
www.city-data.com /township/Blair-Blair-PA.html   (112 words)

  
 Blair County Pennsylvania PA Employment & Workplace Lawyers, Attorneys & Law Firms - OptimusLaw® - The Best Way To ...
Blair County, PA employment and workplace law lawyers represent employees and employers with employment and workplace issues or controversies.
The Blair County Employment and Workplace Law Lawyers Directory is provided for your general information.
Blair County Family, Divorce and Elder Law Lawyers
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 Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania
The County Links on the left will keep you specifically in or near Altoona and Blair County, PA in the Laurel Highlands Region.
Pennsylvania has hundreds of colleges and universities to choose from...
Pennsylvania Visitors Network does not administer nor can we add or delete hotels here.
www.pavisnet.com /blair   (427 words)

  
 Blair County Christian School - Duncansville, Pennsylvania - PA - school overview
Blair County Christian School - Duncansville, Pennsylvania - PA - school overview
An opportunity for the principal at Blair County Christian School to speak about curriculum, special programs, activities, goals and more.
Pennsylvania school information (click to expand)School information by state (click to expand)School information by city (click to expand)
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 Blair County, Pennsylvania houses, real estate, agriculture, wages, work, ancestries, and more
Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Blair County is $428 a month.
Churches in Blair County include: Eight Square Chapel, Mount Hope Church, Albright Church, Saint Marys Church, Emmanuel Church, Fairview Church, Saint Johns Church, Morrel Chapel.
Blair County historical area-adjusted tornado activity is significantly below Pennsylvania state average.
www.city-data.com /county/Blair_County-PA.html   (557 words)

  
 City of Altoona, Blair County, PA
City of Altoona, Blair County, PA City of Altoona, Blair County, PA /altoona Website
Blair County Dept. of Recycling and Solid Waste
Copyright © 2002 City of Altoona, Blair County, Pennsylvania.
www.altoonapa.gov   (63 words)

  
 Pennsylvania State Center Wiki: Blair County, Pennsylvania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Blair County Conservation District - Providing services to preserve and enhance natural resources.
Blair County Builders Association - Members and members services, upcoming events and meetings, listing of current and past officers.
Blair County Respiratory Disease Society - Information on funding, activities, and services.
www.pennsylvaniastatecenter.com /Blair_County,_Pennsylvania   (251 words)

  
 Blair County Pennsylvania, Outdoor Recreation, Tourism and, Travel
Blair County offers a variety of outdoor recreation choices with 10 hiking trails, 3 horse trails, 1 bike trails and 10 cross country ski trails.
In the Blair County Pennsylvania section you will also find information about local businesses such as Motels, Bed and Breakfast, Cabin Rentals, Real Estate, Photographers, Home Builders, Recreation, Restaurants and much more.
These links are for the reader’s convenience and MountainTravelGuide.com does not accept any responsibility for the content of these other sites, nor for the experience that the reader has with these sites.
www.mountaintravelguide.com /Pennsylvania/blair/BlairCounty.htm   (214 words)

  
 Blair County, Pennsylvania
Elizabeth Pancake 52 F 500 200 Penna Lightner " 21 M " Elizabeth and her son Lightner came to Blair County from Dauphin County.
Stewart Willis I Head M W 39 Married once for 11 years Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Willis' occupation was listed as a Moulder at a Brass Foundry.
He was a member of the Odd Fellows and the Pennsylvania relief association.
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 Blair County Yellow Pages Featuring Blair County Businesses in Pennsylvania.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Blair County Yellow Pages Featuring Blair County Businesses in Pennsylvania.
Yellow Pages features Blair County businesses organized by category and geography.
Find and contact a local Pennsylvania business using our Blair County, PA Yellow Pages.
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