Place:Weatherly, Carbon, Pennsylvania, United States

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NameWeatherly
Alt namesWeathersource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS42028482
TypeBorough
Coordinates40.94°N 75.827°W
Located inCarbon, Pennsylvania, United States
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Weatherly a borough in Carbon County, Pennsylvania, located northwest of Jim Thorpe and northwest of Allentown. Early in the twentieth century, there were silk mills, foundries, a candy factory, a fabricating plant, and a cigar factory. In 1900 2,471 people lived there, and in 1910, the population was 2,501. The population was 2,612 at the 2000 census. Weatherly's elevation is above sea level. Originally called Black Creek, it received a name change to Weatherly in 1848. Clock-maker David Weatherly, also an executive of the Beaver Meadow Railroad made an agreement with the town that he would build them a clock if they would rename the town Weatherly. They changed the name of the town, the clock was built into the clock tower on top of the town's school.

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