Place:Orwigsburg, Schuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States

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NameOrwigsburg
TypeBorough
Coordinates40.657°N 76.102°W
Located inSchuylkill, Pennsylvania, United States
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Orwigsburg is a borough in Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania, United States. Named for its founder, Peter Orwig, from West Brunswick Township in 1823. The population was 3,106 at the 2000 census. Orwigsburg was the original county seat until the seat was moved to Pottsville in 1851.

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