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Huntingdon County

Huntingdon CountyHuntingdon County is dominated by manufacturing which represents nearly one third of the total of the employment in the County. Major employers in the county include: Pennsylvania State Government, Framatome Connectors USA Inc., J C Blair Memorial Hospital, and Advanced Glassfiber Yarns LLC.* don County (population 45,632) was created on September 20, 1787, from part of Bedford County and named for its county seat, Huntingdon. Dr. William Smith, provost of the University of Pennsylvania, owned the land where the town was laid out in 1767 and named it for the Countess of Huntingdon, England. Huntingdon County (875 square miles) includes three state forests, trout-stocked streams, caves, biking and hiking trails and some of the best hunting and fishing in Pennsylvania. Huntingdon County is also home to the largest man-made lake in Pennsylvania in Raystown. 

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