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Waverly is a small rural town in Lackawanna County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. It was founded in the late 1700s by settlers from Connecticut, along "The Warriors' Path". Waverly was originally called Abington Center. In 1853, it was established as a borough within Pennsylvania; since there was an Abington Borough located near Philadelphia, the town was renamed Waverly after Sir Walter Scott's Waverly Novels, popular at that time. The town, located within Lackawanna County, gave up its charter in 1920, because of the high cost to upgrade its main street to a state highway, and is now a part of Abington Township. The earliest settlers built cabins in Waverly around 1800. The Philadelphia and Great Bend Turnpike was chartered in 1919 by the Pennsylvania Legislature along The Warrior... (from wikipedia)

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Lackawanna County668 Population (as of 2000)
Pennsylvania State0 Population (current)
1.8 Square Miles of Land2.0 Average Persons Per Household (as of 2000)
0.0 Square Miles of Water$209,000 Average House Value (as of 2000)
$64,722 Average House Income (as of 2000)

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22 Number of Businesses (as of 2003)$1,036,000 Total First Quarter Payroll (as of 2003)
165 Number of Employees (as of 2003)$4,106,000 Total Annual Payroll (as of 2003)

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