Tartown (historical) in Adams County PA


Tartown (historical) - Populated Place Feature (Populated Place) in Adams County

Tartown (historical) is a populated place feature (populated place) in Adams County. The primary coordinates for Tartown (historical) places it within the PA 17320 ZIP Code delivery area.

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Feature Name: Tartown (historical)
Category: Pennsylvania physical, cultural and historic features
Feature Type: Populated Place
Class: Populated Place
History: The community is now inundated by the reservoir created by Waynesboro Dam (q.v.). The name reportedly originates from many people in that area being Tar Burners, burning Pine Knots into tar for use on Wagon wheels as a lubricant. The variant name Wagamansville was used apparently because of the prominence of that family in the area.
County: Adams County
Latitude: 39.8196121
Longitude: -77.4526691
GNIS ID: 1211041
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