Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania

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Philadelphia County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.wikipedia
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Philadelphia

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Since 1854, the county has been coextensive with the City of Philadelphia, which also serves as its seat of government.
Since 1854, the city has had the same geographic boundaries as Philadelphia County, the most populous county in Pennsylvania and the urban core of the eighth-largest U.S. metropolitan statistical area, with over 6 million residents.

Chester County, Pennsylvania

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Philadelphia County is one of the three original counties, along with Chester and Bucks counties, created by William Penn during November 1682.
Philadelphia, Bucks, and Chester were the three Pennsylvania counties initially created by William Penn on August 24, 1682.

Bucks County, Pennsylvania

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Philadelphia County is one of the three original counties, along with Chester and Bucks counties, created by William Penn during November 1682.

Act of Consolidation, 1854

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Since 1854, the county has been coextensive with the City of Philadelphia, which also serves as its seat of government.
16), is legislation of the Pennsylvania General Assembly that created the consolidated City and County of Philadelphia, expanding the city's territory to the entirety of Philadelphia County and dissolving the other municipal authorities in the county.

Southwark, Philadelphia

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Several of these settlements were situated immediately contiguous to the "city proper" of Philadelphia, such as Southwark and Moyamensing in the south, the Northern Liberties District, Kensington, Spring Garden and Penn District to the north, and West Philadelphia and Blockley to the west — which combined with the City of Philadelphia formed practically one continuously urban area, the whole group being known abroad simply as Philadelphia.
Southwark was originally the Southwark District, a colonial-era municipality in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

Berks County, Pennsylvania

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Two counties would be formed out of Philadelphia County, Berks County which was formed during 1752 (from parts of Chester, Lancaster, and Philadelphia counties), and Montgomery County established during 1784.
With the help of German immigrant Conrad Weiser, the county was formed on March 11, 1752, from parts of Chester County, Lancaster County, and Philadelphia County.

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

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Two counties would be formed out of Philadelphia County, Berks County which was formed during 1752 (from parts of Chester, Lancaster, and Philadelphia counties), and Montgomery County established during 1784.
The county was created on September 10, 1784, out of land originally part of Philadelphia County.

Delaware Valley

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Philadelphia County is part of the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD (Combined Statistical Area, known as the Delaware Valley), located along the lower Delaware and Schuylkill Rivers, within the Northeast megalopolis.

Kensington District, Pennsylvania

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Several of these settlements were situated immediately contiguous to the "city proper" of Philadelphia, such as Southwark and Moyamensing in the south, the Northern Liberties District, Kensington, Spring Garden and Penn District to the north, and West Philadelphia and Blockley to the west — which combined with the City of Philadelphia formed practically one continuously urban area, the whole group being known abroad simply as Philadelphia.
Kensington District, or The Kensington District of the Northern Liberties, was one of the twenty-nine municipalities that formed Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania prior to the enactment of the Act of Consolidation, 1854, when it became incorporated into the newly expanded City of Philadelphia.

List of counties in Pennsylvania

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Philadelphia County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
The city of Philadelphia is coterminous with Philadelphia County, the municipalities having been consolidated in 1854, and all remaining county government functions having been merged into the city after a 1951 referendum.

Blockley Township, Pennsylvania

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Several of these settlements were situated immediately contiguous to the "city proper" of Philadelphia, such as Southwark and Moyamensing in the south, the Northern Liberties District, Kensington, Spring Garden and Penn District to the north, and West Philadelphia and Blockley to the west — which combined with the City of Philadelphia formed practically one continuously urban area, the whole group being known abroad simply as Philadelphia.
Blockley Township is a defunct township that was located in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

Province of Pennsylvania

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During the same year, Philadelphia was planned and was made the county seat and the capital of the Province of Pennsylvania.
The easternmost, Bucks County, Philadelphia County and Chester County, the westernmost.

Spring Garden District, Pennsylvania

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Several of these settlements were situated immediately contiguous to the "city proper" of Philadelphia, such as Southwark and Moyamensing in the south, the Northern Liberties District, Kensington, Spring Garden and Penn District to the north, and West Philadelphia and Blockley to the west — which combined with the City of Philadelphia formed practically one continuously urban area, the whole group being known abroad simply as Philadelphia.
Spring Garden District is a defunct district that was located in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

Pennsylvania

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Philadelphia County is the most populous county in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania is divided into 60 judicial districts, most of which (except Philadelphia) have magisterial district judges (formerly called district justices and justices of the peace), who preside mainly over preliminary hearings in felony and misdemeanor offenses, all minor (summary) criminal offenses, and small civil claims.

Penn District, Pennsylvania

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Several of these settlements were situated immediately contiguous to the "city proper" of Philadelphia, such as Southwark and Moyamensing in the south, the Northern Liberties District, Kensington, Spring Garden and Penn District to the north, and West Philadelphia and Blockley to the west — which combined with the City of Philadelphia formed practically one continuously urban area, the whole group being known abroad simply as Philadelphia.
Penn District is a defunct district that was located in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

Wissahickon Creek

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Bodies of water include the Delaware River, Schuylkill River, Cobbs Creek, Wissahickon Creek, and Pennypack Creek.
Wissahickon Creek is a tributary of the Schuylkill River in Montgomery and Philadelphia Counties, Pennsylvania in the United States.

Delaware County, Pennsylvania

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Delaware County is adjacent to the city-county of Philadelphia and is included in the Philadelphia–Camden–Wilmington, PA–NJ–DE–MD Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Burlington County, New Jersey

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The county borders Atlantic County, Camden County, Mercer County, Monmouth County and Ocean County in New Jersey; and both Bucks County and Philadelphia County across the Delaware River in Pennsylvania.

West Philadelphia Borough, Pennsylvania

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Several of these settlements were situated immediately contiguous to the "city proper" of Philadelphia, such as Southwark and Moyamensing in the south, the Northern Liberties District, Kensington, Spring Garden and Penn District to the north, and West Philadelphia and Blockley to the west — which combined with the City of Philadelphia formed practically one continuously urban area, the whole group being known abroad simply as Philadelphia.
West Philadelphia Borough, also known as West Philadelphia District, is a defunct borough that was located west of the Schuylkill River in Blockley Township, Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania.

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

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Two counties would be formed out of Philadelphia County, Berks County which was formed during 1752 (from parts of Chester, Lancaster, and Philadelphia counties), and Montgomery County established during 1784.
Philadelphia County, leads with 20.5%.

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 170

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The 170th Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is located in Philadelphia County and includes the following areas:

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 152

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The 152nd Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is located in Montgomery County and Philadelphia and includes the following areas:

Pennsylvania House of Representatives, District 173

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The 173rd Pennsylvania House of Representatives District is located in Philadelphia County and includes the following areas: