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  Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Schuylkill County was formed March 1, 1811, named for the Schuylkill River; was purchased from the Six Nations in 1749.
This county revels in picturesque scenery; excellent roads curve through valleys of surpassing richness and fertility, or wander along a ridge with glorious views on either side; in the north, the-sky line of a mountain range is often broken by a weird coal breaker; in every direction there is beauty and interest.
Discovered in Schuylkill County by Nicho Allen in 1790; while camping out overnight, he built a fire among some rocks, under shelter of the trees; during the night, being awakened by unusual heat he saw the rocks a mass of glowing fire, he having ignited the outcrop of a bed of coal.
www.livingplaces.com /PA/Schuylkill_County.html   (708 words)

  
  Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Schuylkill County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania on the Schuylkill River.
Schuylkill County was created on March 1, 1811 from parts of Berks and Northampton Counties and named for the Schuylkill River.
Schuylkill County is one of the most heavily Lithuanian parts of the United States.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Schuylkill_County,_Pennsylvania   (905 words)

  
 Schuylkill County Visitors Bureau
Schuylkill, (pronounced, "skool - kil") County is located in East Central Pennsylvania and is situated just west of the Pocono Mountains and on the northern edge of the Pennsylvania Dutch Country.
While many people know our area as the "Coal Region", and the home to Yuengling, America's Oldest Brewery, Schuylkill County is blessed with outdoor beauty that draws hundreds of thousands to our area every year.
Schuylkill County is only hours from New York City, Philadelphia, Baltimore and Washington DC.
www.schuylkill.org   (321 words)

  
 Pennsylvania's Schuylkill County Whitetails   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Bucks in these counties live long lives and grow big racks because they spend most of their time on private properties where hunting access is hard to come by.
Schuylkill County is second in the region in total public hunting acres, but it ranks first in the number of public tracts open to hunting.
In Schuylkill County, SGL 80 is in Pine Grove, Washington and Wayne townships.
www.pagameandfish.com /hunting/whitetail-deer-hunting/pa_aa094303a   (1412 words)

  
 Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Ancestors
Bitler - The Bitler's of Berks and Schuylkill counties in Pennsylvania were established by John (Johannes) Bitler, who likely arrived in 1736 on the Ship Harle.
Son Daniel remained in the Berks County area and raised a large family.
Daniel's oldest son William Bitler married Rebecca Snyder in 1828 in Schuylkill County.
www.phillipsplace.net /genealogy/counties/paschuylkill.html   (285 words)

  
 Tourism information for Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
The Schuylkill County Nature Club (the club is open to anyone interested in the outdors) meets at Locust Lake State Park parking area at the entrance of Park.
The Schuylkill County Nature Club (the club is open to anyone interested in the outdors) meets at the Schuylkill County AG Center, Rt.
The Schuylkill County Nature Club (the club is open to anyone interested in the outdors) meets at the Tamaqua Public Library on South Railroad Street (turn at M and S Hardware) for a five mile mostly flat walk on the outskirts of Schuylkill Countyís largest borough.
www.easternpa.com /scvbevents.html   (1494 words)

  
 Description of the Geology of Schuylkill County Pennsylvania
This is the richest county in Anthracite coal; the southern field, or Pottsville basin, having a run across it of 38 ½ miles, along the Sharp mountain and 41 ½ miles along Locust mountain, Mine Hill and Thick mountain, from the Carbon to the Dauphin county line.
The Sharp Mountain is cut through to its base by the Little Schuylkill at the eastern end of the county; by the Swatara at the western end; and in the center by the main Schuylkill and by its West branch, these two gaps being 3 miles apart.
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/schuylkill.htm   (631 words)

  
 Schuylkill County Genealogy Ties
Taken from the collections of the Historical Society of Schuylkill County, these images bring to life Schuylkill county of the last 120 years A wonderful collection that shows people, places, houses, and mines as it was in early Schuylkill County, it truly brings family history to life.
Lorraine Stanton, noted local historian of Frackville and Schuylkill County, continues her pictorial history that captures the essence of this town and its rich heritage.
It is the goal of Schuylkill Roots to collect, abstract, compile and publish records obtained from church, cemetery, court and other depositories of value to the genealogist and historian.
www.geocities.com /Heartland/Prairie/4280   (2128 words)

  
 Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Genealogical Records Information
Pottsville, the county seat after December 1, 1851, was incorporated as a borough on February 19, 1828 and became a city in 1910.
Germans from Berks County arrived two years before the land was purchased from the Indians in 1749.
One-fifth of the land is farmed, and the county has a strong position in the production of swine and potatoes.
www.mypennsylvaniagenealogy.com /pa_county/sc.htm   (1299 words)

  
 Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Many of the County Links on the left will keep you specifically in Schuylkill County, the heart of the coal country in northeastern PA. We add new listings and links on a regular basis.
Pennsylvania has hundreds of colleges and universities to choose from...
Pennsylvania has hundreds of Bed and Breakfasts scattered across all of our regions and 67 counties.
pavisnet.com /schuylkill   (430 words)

  
 Debt and Loans Schuylkill County Pennsylvania
Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Mortgage Refinancing -   Refinance Rates in Schuylkill County, PA Refi Rates are sure to rise over the next 12 months.
Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Debt Consolidation -   Debt Consolidation in Schuylkill County, PA Debt consolidation is one of the best debt solutions you can make.
Schuylkill County residents might be able to save hundreds of...
www.aparalegal.org /Schuylkill-County-Pennsylvania.html   (657 words)

  
 Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania Real Estate - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.
Whether you’re interested in buying or selling a home in Schuylkill County, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage can help with all of your needs.
We are a market-leading real estate broker, and we can answer questions about any aspect of real estate services in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania.
Whether you want to browse around to see what kind of properties are on the market in Schuylkill County, or search for homes for sale using very specific criteria, CBMove.com's property search will let you quickly find what you're looking for.
www.cbmove.com /real_estate/pennsylvania/schuylkill/schuylkill_county.htm   (280 words)

  
 Facilities
Founded in 1872 as the first hospital in Lehigh County, St. Luke’s has 436 licensed beds and is served by 832 active physicians representing 77 medical specialties.
Luke’s Miners Memorial Hospital is a fully-accredited, not-for-profit, 61-acute bed hospital, with a 53-geriatric care bed skilled nursing facility and home health agency.  The hospital is located in Coaldale, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania and provides health care services for more than 40,000 people annually.
Luke’s Miners Memorial Hospital’s caring and dedicated staff includes 109 physicians, which represent 32 medical specialties, and hundreds of caring professionals and volunteers who are committed to providing the area with state of the art technology and personalized, compassionate health care.
www.slhhn.com /body.cfm?id=7   (528 words)

  
 The Schuylkill County Web Ring - Highlighting the Best of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Blessed with a rich heritage, the county is a blend of influences, from Eastern European to Pennsylvania Dutch.
The Schuylkill River, which flows to Philadelphia, starts from springs in the hills of Schuylkill County.
This web ring consists of, and is dedicated to, businesses, services and attractions throughout Schuylkill County in the heart of the beautiful East Central Pennsylvania region.
www.shulersnet.com /schuylkill   (468 words)

  
 Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania
Many of the County Links on the left will keep you specifically in Schuylkill County, the heart of the coal country in northeastern PA. We add new listings and links on a regular basis.
For more information be sure to visit the Schuylkill County Visitors Bureau.
Pennsylvania has hundreds of colleges and universities to choose from...
www.pavisnet.com /schuylkill   (437 words)

  
 Schuylkill Archives - Area History
There is an option to search only Schuylkill files, only State-Wide files (those that pertain to several counties), or the entire state.
INDEX: Schuylkill County Pennsylvania: Genealogy - Family History - Biography; Containing Historical Sketches of Old Families and of Representative and Prominent Citizens Past and Present.
INDEX: Folklore of the Schuylkill Canal; a two-volume compilation of recollections and memories of the Schuylkill Canal in the Schuylkill County region.
www.rootsweb.com /~usgenweb/pa/schuylkill/area.htm   (635 words)

  
 MAHANOY CITY - LoveToKnow Article on MAHANOY CITY   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
It is served by branches of the Lehigh Valley and the Philadelphia and Reading railways.
The borough is situated in the valley of Mahanoy Creek, and has an elevation of 1240 ft. above the sea; Broad Mountain (1795 ft.), a ridge extending through Schuylkill county, overlooks it on.
the S.E. The valley is a part of the anthracite coal region of Pennsylvania, fire clay abounds in the vicinity, and the boroughs principal industries are the mining and shipping of coal, and the manufacture of shirts and foundry products.
www.1911ency.org /M/MA/MAHANOY_CITY.htm   (154 words)

  
 Foxs Path, Pennsylvania
You don’t have to go far from Pottsville to get to Foxs Path and what a great place for hiking it is. Can’t wait to get out in nature, Foxs Path in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania is a good choice.
Very comprehensive list of a variety of outdoors recreation in the vicinity of Pottsville, Pennsylvania, the metro area neareast to Foxs Path.
This is a very comprehensive index of outdoors activities in the great state of Pennsylvania.
www.maxtrails.com /trails/1006938_Foxs_Path_Pennsylvania.html   (409 words)

  
 Schuylkill County Pottsville, Pennsylvania (Counties)
The county seat of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, is Pottsville.
The county population on July 1, 1999, was 148,788, a decrease of 3,797 over the 1990 census.
For information on county government, contact the National Association of Counties Web site.
www.ohwy.com /pa/y/y42107.htm   (92 words)

  
 Coaldale, Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Coaldale is a borough in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States.
Coaldale is located 1 mile southwest of Lansford on the border of Carbon and Schuylkill Counties and is also 5 miles northeast of Tamaqua.
Coaldale's elevation is 1050 feet above sea level/
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Coaldale,_Schuylkill_County,_Pennsylvania   (400 words)

  
 Schuylkill County - Web Design, CD Business Cards, Press Releases and Marketing Plans for your Company! Schuylkill ...
Schuylkill County and NorthEast PA - CrossRoads Multi-Media
of Schuylkill County specializes in combining technology and marketing to produce extraordinary results.
Although we are located in Northeastern Pennsylvania, that doesn't limit our services.
www.crossroadsmultimedia.com   (505 words)

  
 Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania a Lawyer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Your source for finding Lawyers in Schuylkill County
By EDWARD FITZPATRICK Journal Staff Writer Dr. Wallace E. Gonsalves Jr., 64, is serving a 10-year sentence in federal prison on charges that include diluting vaccines for immigrants.
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 Schuylkill Wall Map by MarketMaps from Maps.com -- World’s Largest Map Store.
MarketMap's Basic Edition ZIP Code County Maps are created using digital vector imagery with state-of-the-art Print-on-Demand technology.
Although these County maps contain some street detail, it is not overwhelming and cluttered, instead it is clear, consise, and great for easy reference.
The Schuylkill County Pennsylvania Wall Map is just one of the thousands of maps available at Maps.com.
www.maps.com /map.aspx?pid=7810   (282 words)

  
 Schuylkill CWRT
The Schuylkill County Civil War Roundtable was formed in 1996 to promote the
When the nation called, the men of Schuylkill County were the
Schuylkill Civil War Roundtable and may not be reproduced
home.comcast.net /~schuylkillcwrt/index.htm   (637 words)

  
 Linkpendium > Genealogy > USA > Pennsylvania > Schuylkill County
Contributors of the Trinity Lutheran Church  New Castle, Pennsylvania, 1963
Schuylkill County Almshouse and Hospital for the Insane  Schuylkill Haven
World War II Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania  World War II Casualties, Army and Army Air Corps
www.linkpendium.com /genealogy/USA/PA/Schuylkill   (202 words)

  
 Treasurer's Office
The Schuylkill County Treasurer's Office is responsible for collection of all monies due to the county and investment of such funds.
The Treasurer shall maintain proper accounting of all monies received and disbursed.
Licensing Agent for all hunting, fishing, and dogs.
www.co.schuylkill.pa.us /Offices/Treasurer/Treasurer.asp   (102 words)

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