Needmore, Pennsylvania

Needmore is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Fulton County, Pennsylvania, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 170. Needmore was created on April 27, 1954.[further explanation needed]

Geography

Needmore is in south-central Fulton County, at the intersection of U.S. Route 522 (Great Cove Road) and Route 655 (Thompson Road) in Belfast Township. US 522 leads south 7 miles (11 km) to Interstate 70 at Warfordsburg and northeast 13 miles (21 km) to McConnellsburg, the Fulton County seat. PA 655 leads south 9 miles (14 km) to the Maryland border (the Mason–Dixon line). Hancock, Maryland, is 11 miles (18 km) south via PA 655 and 12 miles (19 km) south via US 522.

The community is in the valley of Tonoloway Creek, a south-flowing tributary of the Potomac River. The north end of Tonoloway Ridge rises just south of Needmore.

Geology

The Devonian geologic formation called the Needmore Formation is named after the town of Needmore.

In popular culture

A fictionalized version of Needmore appeared in the Season 1 finale ("Hiatus") of the NBC comedy program 30 Rock.



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