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McVeytown Borough


Borough municipal offices are located at 10 N. Queen Street, McVeytown PA 17051; phone: 717-899-6323.

Beginnings [1]

McVeytown was named after John McVey, founder of the town. It was incorporated as a borough April 9, 1833, and enlarged in 1848. It was originally called Waynesburg and was laid out in 1795. The post office was established about 1808.

  1. National Historical Association, A History of the Juniata Valley in Three Volumes, Harrisburg, 1936.
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