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Birmingham Borough

Birmingham Borough Hall is located at 2450 Tyrone Street, Birmingham PA 16686; phone: 814-684-0557.

John Cadwallader laid out the town of Birmingham, seven miles west of Huntingdon on the Little Juniata River in December, 1797. He hoped to make it a leading commercial center but his plans never materialized. In 1824 the town had nine houses and by 1840 had 235 residents. The town was incorporated as a borough on April 14, 1828. The Birmingham School for girls has become an acknowledged leader among preparatory schools in the east. The population of Birmingham was 196 in 1910; 197 in 1920 and 191 in 1930.

  1. National Historical Association, Inc., A History of the Juniata Valley, Vol I, pp. 307, 1936, Harrisburg
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