Place:McVeytown, Mifflin, Pennsylvania, United States

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NameMcVeytown
Alt namesWaynesburgsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS42016283
TypeBorough
Coordinates40.498°N 77.741°W
Located inMifflin, Pennsylvania, United States
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McVeytown, formerly Waynesburg, was settled in 1762, laid out in 1795[1] and incorporated in 1833. It is located in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 405 at the 2000 census. The "Father of Pennsylvania Forestry", Dr. Joseph Rothrock was born in McVeytown on April 9, 1839. He was largely responsible for the acquisition of the lands that became Pennsylvania state parks and forests, including Rothrock State Forest.

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