Place:Titusville, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States

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NameTitusville
TypeCity
Coordinates41.629°N 79.674°W
Located inCrawford, Pennsylvania, United States
Also located inOil Creek, Crawford, Pennsylvania, United States    
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Cemetery
Woodlawn Cemetery
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Titusville is a city in Crawford County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 5,418 at the 2017 census,. Titusville is where the modern oil industry began. Titusville was also the wealthiest City in America for more than 40 years. Titusville was once the leading producer is Oil, Lumber, Plastic, and Tool Making industries.

The area was first settled in 1796 by Jonathan Titus. Within 14 years, others bought and improved the land lying near him, along the banks of the now-named Oil Creek. He named the village Edinburg(h), but as the village grew, the settlers began to call this little hamlet Titusville. The village was incorporated as a borough in 1849.

Lumber was the principal industry with at least 17 sawmills in the area.

The Titusville City Hall and Titusville Historic District are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

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