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There are also two Hempfield Townships in Pennsylvania.


Hempfield, Pennsylvania is an unincorporated community in Lancaster County, Pennsylvaniamarker. Hempfield is a tiny locale in West Hempfield Townshipmarker a few miles west of Lancaster, Pennsylvaniamarker at 40°03'17" north latitude, 76°26'20" west longitude.

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Hempfield Township was one of the original townships set off when the boundaries of Lancaster County were surveyed in 1729. At that time, it included the present areas of East Hempfield Townshipmarker, West Hempfield Township, Manor Townshipmarker, and the Boroughs of Columbiamarker, Mountvillemarker, and East Petersburgmarker.

Hempfield is named after the hemp fields that used to be in the area.

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