Fulton County, Pennsylvania

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Fulton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of 2000, the population was 14,261.

Fulton County was created on April 19, 1851, from part of Bedford County and named for inventor Robert Fulton.

Its county seat is McConnellsburg[1].

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 438 square miles (1,134.4 km2), of which 0.11% is water. It is in the watershed of the Chesapeake Bay and, although most of the county is drained by the Potomac River, some northern and northeastern areas are drained by the Juniata River into the Susquehanna River.

Adjacent counties

Geology

Fulton County is situated within the Ridge and Valley physiographic province, which is characterized by folded and faulted sedimentary rocks of early to middle Paleozoic age. (PA Geological Survey Map 13)

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