Place:Huntingdon, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States

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NameHuntingdon
Alt namesStanding Stonesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS42012224
TypeBorough
Coordinates40.495°N 78.013°W
Located inHuntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States
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Cemetery
Riverview Cemetery
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Huntingdon is a borough in Huntingdon County, Pennsylvania. It is the county seat of Huntingdon County. It is located along the Juniata River, approximately east of Altoona and west of Harrisburg, in an agricultural and fruit-growing region, with valuable forests and deposits of iron, coal, fire clay, and limestone. In the past, Huntingdon had manufactures of flour, machinery, radiators, furniture, stationery, woolen goods, lumber, etc. It also was the junction of the Huntington & Broad Top Mountain RR with the Pennsylvania Railroad, and a port on the Main Line of Public Works of the Pennsylvania Canal. Huntingdon is home to Juniata College, originally founded by the Church of the Brethren in 1876. It is also the largest borough located closest to Raystown Lake. Its population was 7,093 people at the 2010 census. It is the principal borough in the Huntingdon Micropolitan Statistical Area.

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