Information you need to know now about Forty Fort Borough.
1271 Wyoming Avenue
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A great reason to name a town!
What the original "Fort" is believed to have looked like!
"Established in 1881"
Forty Fort Borough
Forty Fort Borough Building
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How we got our name.
What we believe the Fort looked like, way back when.
Forty Fort is a borough in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 4,214 at the 2010 census.
Its neighbors are Wyoming (to the north), Plains Township (to the east), Kingston (to the south), and Swoyersville (to the west).
In the late 1770s, forty settlers from Westmoreland County, Connecticut, established a fortress along the Susquehanna River in the area now known as Forty Fort Borough.