Pike County, Pennsylvania

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Pike County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of 2008, the population was 59,664. Its county seat is Milford.[1] Pike County is considered the most western edge of the Greater New York area surrounding New York City. As of 2006, Pike County was the fastest-growing county in the state of Pennsylvania.[2] It is also the only Pennsylvania county in the greater New York metropolitan area.

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History

Pike County was named for General Zebulon Pike. It was created on March 26, 1814 from part of Wayne County, Pennsylvania.

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