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North East
Erie County, Pennsylvania


"Grape Country"

Page Contents for North East, Pennsylvania

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions

Chamber of Commerce.


Statistics & Facts

The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.
The population of North East is approximately 4,617 (1990), 4294 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,835 (1990), 1719 (2010).
The amount of land area in North East is 3.385 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in North East is 1.5 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from North East to Washington DC is 275 miles.
The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 205 miles. (as the crow flies)
North East is positioned 42.21 degrees north of the equator and 79.83 degrees west of the prime meridian.


between Erie, Pennsylvania and the New York State line on the shores of Lake Erie.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history page for North East.

A Mr. Brown bought the land for North East Borough. He then sold it to a Mr. Gibson in 1804. A tavern was built in 1808 and eventually a village formed around it called Burgettstown. In 1819, the name was changed to Gibsonville for the man who owned most of the property at the time and donated land for a part in the center of town. North East Borough was incorporated on 27 February 1834.
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The official northeast website

Attractions in the area.
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North East Chamber

North East Chamber Of Commerce
21 S Lake St
North East, PA 16428-1213
Phone: 814-725-4262

North East Organizations

North East Chamber Of Commerce
21 S Lake St
North East, PA 16428-1213
Phone: 814-725-4262 North East


North East Township is larger, 4.2 square miles with a 1990 population of 6,283.

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