Forty Fort

Forty Fort PA

Forty Fort is a borough in Luzerne County with a population of 4,214 at the 2010 census.

The Wilkes-Barre Wyoming Valley Airport and the Susquehanna River dike are both located in Forty Fort.

Forty Fort is named after the forty settlers who came from Connecticut in 1770 and built a fort along the banks of the Susquehanna River.  A large rock on River St. at the corner of Fort St. marks the approximate spot where the fort stood.​

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