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Orrstown Borough

Borough municipal offices are located at 10313 Rowe Run Road, Orrstown PA 17244; phone: 717-532-3927.

Beginnings [1]

Orrstown was incorporated from Southampton Township in 1847. Settled in 1783 and called Southampton when the town plot was surveyed for John and William Orr, in 1834. But a year later the name was changed in honor of the founders.

  1. Godcharles, Frederic A., Litt.D., Chronicles of Central Pennsylvania, 1944, Lewis Historical Publishing, Inc., New York
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