ⓘ Upper Paxton Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

Upper Paxton Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

ⓘ Upper Paxton Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

In 1729 Paxtang Township of Lancaster County was established. The spelling "Paxtang" is from the original Indian name Peshtank, which meant "standing water". The word "Paxton" is used today instead of Paxtang.

Paxton Township was divided several times. Hanover township was separated from the village of Paxton in 1736. In 1767 the rest of the city was divided into upper and Lower township Paxton township Paxton.

On March 4, 1785, Dauphin County was formed from Lancaster County. The word "Dauphin" refers to the Dauphin of France, heir to the French throne, the country whose government wants to honour for its assistance in the war for independence. According to the website middle Paxton township, two years later, in August of 1787 the legislature separated the middle Paxton township. The website of the lower Paxton Township at the date of formation of the middle Paxton township in 1878.

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