Place:Harveys Lake, Luzerne, Pennsylvania, United States

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NameHarveys Lake
Alt namesAldersonsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS42010967
TypeBorough
Coordinates41.363°N 76.044°W
Located inLuzerne, Pennsylvania, United States
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Harveys Lake is a borough in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania in the United States. The lake within the borough is the largest natural lake by volume contained entirely in Pennsylvania. The lake was named after Benjamin Harvey, who founded the borough in 1781 and was a member of the Sons of Liberty, an eminent colonial-era group that eventually defeated the notion of Great Britain's Stamp Act. The borough population was 2,791 at the 2010 census.

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