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Welcome to Andersontown ...

Andersontown is located in York County<1>.

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

Andersontown is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Andersontown: (717)

Adding Andersontown to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Andersontown in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Andersontown was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Andersontown on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Andersontown on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Andersontown ...

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

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

Communities near Andersontown ...

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

  • Harrisburg [Dauphin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisburg
    • Harrisburg [Dauphin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Andersontown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 49,271 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<5>
  • York [York County]
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    • York [York County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Andersontown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,932 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<5>
  • Carlisle [Cumberland County]
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    • Carlisle [Cumberland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of Andersontown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,198 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carlisle<5>
  • Elizabethtown [Lancaster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabethtown
    • Elizabethtown [Lancaster County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Andersontown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,445 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabethtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethtown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethtown<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Middletown [Dauphin County]
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      • Middletown [Dauphin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of Andersontown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,594 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<5>
    • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County]
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      • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northwest of Andersontown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,990 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Mechanicsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mechanicsburg<5>
    • Camp Hill [Cumberland County]
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      • Camp Hill [Cumberland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the north of Andersontown
      • 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>
    • New Cumberland [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Cumberland
      • New Cumberland [Cumberland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Andersontown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,288 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Cumberland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Cumberland<5>
    • Steelton [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steelton
      • Steelton [Dauphin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Andersontown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,962 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steelton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steelton<5>
    • Hummelstown [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hummelstown
      • Hummelstown [Dauphin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Andersontown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,823 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hummelstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hummelstown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hummelstown<5>

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 Andersontown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Andersontown.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Andersontown. 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 Andersontown.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Andersontown ...

Looking for more information about Andersontown? 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 Andersontown, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Andersontown.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Pennsylvania

About York County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for York County: www.york-county.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 York, 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 Andersontown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Andersontown) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Andersontown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1523, Longitude: -76.9316       In this case, the coordinates for Andersontown 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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