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Welcome to Cove Gap ...

Cove Gap is located in Franklin County<1>.

Cove Gap is 770 feet [235 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Cove Gap: (717)

Communities Also Named Cove Gap ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Cove Gap - it's located in West Virginia.

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

Communities near Cove Gap ...

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

  • Hagerstown [Washington County]
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    • Hagerstown [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southeast of Cove Gap
    • Estimated population in 2019: 40,100 people
    • Former name for Hagerstown:
    • Hager's Town
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hagerstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hagerstown<4>
  • Chambersburg [Franklin County]
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    • Chambersburg [Franklin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Cove Gap
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,143 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chambersburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chambersburg<4>
  • Greencastle [Franklin County]
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    • Greencastle [Franklin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the southeast of Cove Gap
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,986 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greencastle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greencastle<4>
  • Williamsport [Washington County]
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    • Williamsport [Washington County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the south of Cove Gap
    • Estimated population in 2019: 2,089 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamsport have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamsport
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamsport<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mercersburg [Franklin County]
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      • Mercersburg [Franklin County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the southeast of Cove Gap
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,532 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mercersburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mercersburg<4>
    • Hancock [Washington County]
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      • Hancock [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Cove Gap
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,529 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hancock have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hancock
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hancock<4>
    • McConnellsburg [Fulton County]
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      • McConnellsburg [Fulton County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the northwest of Cove Gap
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,002 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McConnellsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McConnellsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McConnellsburg<4>
    • Clear Spring [Washington County]
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      • Clear Spring [Washington County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the south of Cove Gap
      • Estimated population in 2019: 362 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clear Spring
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clear Spring<4>
    • Valley-Hi [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Valley-Hi
      • Valley-Hi [Fulton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Cove Gap
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Valley-Hi have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Valley-Hi
    • Websters Mill [Fulton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Websters Mill
      • Websters Mill [Fulton County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the west of Cove Gap
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Websters Mill

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cove Gap ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Pennsylvania

About Franklin County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Franklin County: www.co.franklin.pa.us/

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 Franklin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Cove Gap - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Cove Gap) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Cove Gap. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Cove Gap

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cove Gap. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8658, Longitude: -77.9425    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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