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Welcome to Carlisle ...
Carlisle is located in Cumberland County<1> and is the County Seat for Cumberland County.
When the people of Carlisle refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Carlisler<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Carlisle has a population of 19,110 people<3> (see below for details).
Carlisle is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Carlisle lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Carlisle is located in the (717) area code.
The ZIP code for Carlisle: 17013<5>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Carlisle.
Websites for Carlisle ...
Official Website: www.carlislepa.org/
Chamber of Commerce: www.carlislechamber.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Carlisle had an population of 19,110 people. This is an increase of 2.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.34% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Carlisle had a population of 18,682 people (or 7.94% of the total population of Cumberland County). This makes Carlisle the county's most populous community.
The population of Carlisle represents 0.15% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 31st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 18,682 people, the population of Carlisle increased 3.96% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 17,970 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Carlisle.
Communities Also Named Carlisle ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 37 communities that are also named Carlisle - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Ontario (2), South Carolina (3), Tennessee, Texas (3), Virginia, Washington and West Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Carlisle.
Communities near Carlisle ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Carlisle.
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 Carlisle. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Carlisle.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Carlisle. 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 Carlisle.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Carlisle. Our list includes 67 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Carlisle.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Carlisle ...
Looking for more information about Carlisle? 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.
In addition to the Tourism page for Carlisle, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Carlisle.
Adding Carlisle to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Carlisle in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Carlisle was the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Carlisle on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Carlisle.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Carlisle: www.carlislepa.org/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 20 Mar 2023