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Hampton

Bradford County

Year Founded: 1870

History

Henry Saxon, Sr. had a farmhouse in the center of the present City of Hampton. When he moved to another farm, a family by the name of Terry moved into the farmhouse. As a community formed about the tracks near the Terry farm, it was given the name of Terry’s 10-year-old son, Hampton.

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