Fisherville, Pennsylvania

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Fisherville is an unincorporated community in Dauphin County, in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.[1]

History[edit]

Fisherville was laid out in 1858, and named for Maj. George Fisher.[2] A post office was established at Fisherville in 1851, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1936.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Fisherville, Pennsylvania
  2. ^ Notes and Queries, Historical, Biographical and Genealogical, Relating Chiefly to Interior Pennsylvania. Harrisburg Publishing Company. 1895. p. 20.
  3. ^ "Dauphin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 October 2014.

Coordinates: 40°30′04″N 76°53′02″W / 40.501098°N 76.883862°W / 40.501098; -76.883862