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Welcome to Craighead ...

Craighead is located in Cumberland County<1>.

Craighead is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The area code for Craighead: (717)

Communities near Craighead ...

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

  • Harrisburg [Dauphin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisburg
    • Harrisburg [Dauphin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Craighead
    • Estimated population in 2019: 49,271 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<4>
  • Carlisle [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carlisle
    • Carlisle [Cumberland County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the north of Craighead
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,198 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carlisle<4>
  • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mechanicsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mechanicsburg
    • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Craighead
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,990 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mechanicsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mechanicsburg<4>
  • Camp Hill [Cumberland County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camp Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camp Hill
    • Camp Hill [Cumberland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the northeast of Craighead
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,905 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camp Hill
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camp Hill<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Cumberland [Cumberland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Cumberland
      • New Cumberland [Cumberland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the east of Craighead
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,288 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Cumberland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Cumberland<4>
    • Steelton [Dauphin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Steelton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steelton
      • Steelton [Dauphin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Craighead
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,962 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steelton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steelton<4>
    • Shippensburg [Cumberland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shippensburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shippensburg
      • Shippensburg [Cumberland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the west of Craighead
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,565 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shippensburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shippensburg<4>
    • Lemoyne [Cumberland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lemoyne have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lemoyne
      • Lemoyne [Cumberland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Craighead
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,634 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lemoyne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lemoyne<4>
    • Wormleysburg [Cumberland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wormleysburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wormleysburg
      • Wormleysburg [Cumberland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northeast of Craighead
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,054 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wormleysburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wormleysburg<4>
    • Penbrook [Dauphin County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Penbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Penbrook
      • Penbrook [Dauphin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Craighead
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,985 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Penbrook

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Craighead ...

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

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About Cumberland County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Craighead. 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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Craighead - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Craighead) 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 Craighead. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Craighead

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Craighead. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1473, Longitude: -77.1705    
<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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