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Welcome to Acker ...

Acker is located in Perry County<1>.

The location of Acker has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Acker is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Acker lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Acker is within the (717) area code.

Communities Also Named Acker ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Acker - it's located in Mississippi.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Acker.

Communities near Acker ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Acker.

  • Harrisburg [Dauphin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisburg
    • Harrisburg [Dauphin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Acker
    • Estimated population in 2019: 49,271 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<5>
  • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mechanicsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mechanicsburg
    • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Acker
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,990 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mechanicsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mechanicsburg<5>
  • Camp Hill [Cumberland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camp Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camp Hill
    • Camp Hill [Cumberland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the south of Acker
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,905 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camp Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camp Hill<5>
  • Lemoyne [Cumberland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lemoyne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lemoyne
    • Lemoyne [Cumberland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Acker
    • Estimated population in 2019: 4,634 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lemoyne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lemoyne<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wormleysburg [Cumberland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wormleysburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wormleysburg
      • Wormleysburg [Cumberland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Acker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,054 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wormleysburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wormleysburg<5>
    • Penbrook [Dauphin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Penbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Penbrook
      • Penbrook [Dauphin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Acker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,985 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penbrook
    • Marysville [Perry County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marysville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Marysville
      • Marysville [Perry County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Acker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,559 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marysville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marysville<5>
    • Millersburg [Dauphin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Millersburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millersburg
      • Millersburg [Dauphin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Acker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,516 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millersburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millersburg<5>
    • Lykens [Dauphin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lykens have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lykens
      • Lykens [Dauphin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Acker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,769 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lykens
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lykens<5>
    • Shiremanstown [Cumberland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shiremanstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shiremanstown
      • Shiremanstown [Cumberland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Acker
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,628 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shiremanstown

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Acker. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Acker.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Acker. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Acker.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Acker. See our Newspapers Page for Acker.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Acker ...

Looking for more information about Acker? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Acker, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Acker.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Pennsylvania

About Perry County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Acker. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Perry County: www.perryco.org/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Perry, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Acker - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Acker) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Acker. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4973, Longitude: -77.0600       In this case, the coordinates for Acker have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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