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Welcome to Colonial Wood ...

Colonial Wood is located in Dauphin County<1>.

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

Colonial Wood is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Colonial Wood: (717)

Communities near Colonial Wood ...

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

  • Elizabethtown [Lancaster County]
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Elizabethtown
    • Elizabethtown [Lancaster County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Colonial Wood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,445 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethtown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethtown<5>
  • Middletown [Dauphin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
    • Middletown [Dauphin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Colonial Wood
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,594 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<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 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Colonial Wood
    • 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 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Colonial Wood
    • 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>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Palmyra [Lebanon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmyra have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmyra
      • Palmyra [Lebanon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Colonial Wood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,587 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palmyra<5>
    • New Cumberland [Cumberland County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for New Cumberland
      • New Cumberland [Cumberland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Colonial Wood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,288 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Cumberland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Cumberland<5>
    • Steelton [Dauphin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Steelton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steelton
      • Steelton [Dauphin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Colonial Wood
      • 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]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Hummelstown
      • Hummelstown [Dauphin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Colonial Wood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,823 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hummelstown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hummelstown<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 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southwest of Colonial Wood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,634 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lemoyne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lemoyne<5>
    • 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 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Colonial Wood
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,054 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wormleysburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wormleysburg<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 Colonial Wood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Colonial Wood.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Colonial Wood ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Pennsylvania

About Dauphin County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Colonial Wood. 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 Dauphin, 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 Colonial Wood - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Colonial Wood) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Colonial Wood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2993, Longitude: -76.8297       In this case, the coordinates for Colonial Wood 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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