Passyunk Township, Pennsylvania

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Passyunk Township
Map of Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania highlighting Passyunk Township prior to the Act of Consolidation, 1854
Map of Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania highlighting Passyunk Township prior to the Act of Consolidation, 1854
Coordinates: 39°53′53″N 75°12′42″W / 39.89806°N 75.21167°W / 39.89806; -75.21167Coordinates: 39°53′53″N 75°12′42″W / 39.89806°N 75.21167°W / 39.89806; -75.21167
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyPhiladelphia
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)215
Thomas Holme's Survey Map (1687)

Passyunk Township (Lenape Pahsayunk 'in the valley'[1] from pahsaek 'valley') is a defunct township that was located in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania. The township ceased to exist and was incorporated into the City of Philadelphia following the passage of the Act of Consolidation, 1854.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "pahsayunk". Lenape Talking Dictionary. Retrieved 2012-10-22.
  2. ^ Chronology of the Political Subdivisions of the County of Philadelphia, 1683–1854 [1] (Daly, John; Weinberg, Allen (October 1966). Genealogy of Philadelphia County Subdivisions (Second ed.). Philadelphia Dept. of Records.)

Additional sources[edit]

  • Johnson, Amandus. The Swedish Settlements on the Delaware Volume I: Their History and Relation to the Indians, Dutch and English, 1638–1664 (1911)

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