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Welcome to Brandtsville ...

Brandtsville is located in Cumberland County<1>.

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

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

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

Brandtsville lies within the (717) area code.

Communities near Brandtsville ...

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

  • Harrisburg [Dauphin County]
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    • Harrisburg [Dauphin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Brandtsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,322 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<5>
  • Carlisle [Cumberland County]
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    • Carlisle [Cumberland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Brandtsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,213 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carlisle<5>
  • Middletown [Dauphin County]
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    • Middletown [Dauphin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Brandtsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,623 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 northeast of Brandtsville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,017 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mechanicsburg<5>
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    • Camp Hill [Cumberland County]
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      • Camp Hill [Cumberland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Brandtsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,919 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camp Hill<5>
    • New Cumberland [Cumberland County]
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      • New Cumberland [Cumberland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Brandtsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,300 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.
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    • Steelton [Dauphin County]
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      • Steelton [Dauphin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Brandtsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,957 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steelton<5>
    • Lemoyne [Cumberland County]
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      • Lemoyne [Cumberland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Brandtsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,632 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lemoyne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Wormleysburg [Cumberland County]
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      • Wormleysburg [Cumberland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Brandtsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,062 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wormleysburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Penbrook [Dauphin County]
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      • Penbrook [Dauphin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the northeast of Brandtsville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,976 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Penbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Brandtsville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Brandtsville.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brandtsville ...

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

Adding Brandtsville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Brandtsville 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 Brandtsville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About Cumberland County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Cumberland, 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 Brandtsville - 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- Brandtsville) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brandtsville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1431, Longitude: -77.0619       In this case, the coordinates for Brandtsville 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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