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Cumberland County

Cumberland County was named after Cumberland County in England and created on January 27, 1750, from part of Lancaster County. Shippensburg was the county seat from 1750 to 1752, but Carlisle is now the county seat. Named for the county town of the English county, Carlisle was incorporated as a borough on April 13, 1782.

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Township Map of Cumberland County, Pa.

Map of Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States with township and municipal boundaries is taken from US Census website and modified by Ruhrfisch in April 2006.


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