Place:Halfmoon, Centre, Pennsylvania, United States

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NameHalfmoon
Alt namesHalfmoonsource: WeRelate abbreviation
TypeTownship
Located inCentre, Pennsylvania, United States     (Jan 1802 - )
Contained Places
Census-designated place
Stormstown
Inhabited place
Centennial
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Halfmoon Township is a township in Centre County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the State College, Pennsylvania Metropolitan Statistical Area. The population was 2,667 at the 2010 census, which is a 13.2% increase since the 2000 census.

Halfmoon Township, settled in 1784, was formally erected in 1802. It is said to be named for marks cut on trees along a Native American trail that was located at the base of Bald Eagle Ridge.

Found at http://www.centrecountyhistory.org/history/newtour.html Centre County Historical Society site.

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