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Titusville, Pennsylvania, USA - 1895 - Titusville
Titusville, a city of Crawford co., Pa., is situated on Oil Creek, and on the Oil Creek & Alleghany River Rail road, at the terminus of the Dunkirk & Alleghany Valley and Union & Titusville Railroads, 90 miles S. of Dunkirk, 18 miles N. of Oil City, 27 miles S. of Corry, and about 25 miles E. of Meadville. It was in 1870 the most populous town in the county. It contains 9 churches, a national bank, 2 or 3 other banks, an opera-house, a high school, a good hotel, and printing-offices which issue 2 daily and several weekly newspapers. It has several oil-wells, oil refineries, steam saw-mills, large iron-works which produce engines, boilers, tubes, &c., and manufactures of barrels, wagons, and tools for oil-wells. Titusville is lighted with gas, and supplied with pure water by the Holly system. It is one of the principal towns of the oil regions. Pop. in 1880, 9046; in 1890, 8073.
Lippincott's Gazetteer of the World: A Complete Pronouncing Gazetteer Or Geographical Dictionary of the World Containing Notices of Over One Hundred and Twenty-five Thousand Places ... Joseph Thomas January 1, 1895 J.B. Lippincott
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