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Welcome to Cress ...

Cress is located in Franklin County<1>.

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

Cress is 610 feet [186 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Cress is within the boundaries of the (717) area code.

Communities Also Named Cress ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Cress - it's located in Louisiana.

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

Communities near Cress ...

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

  • Hagerstown [Washington County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hagerstown
    • Hagerstown [Washington County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Cress
    • Estimated population in 2019: 40,100 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hagerstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hagerstown<5>
  • Chambersburg [Franklin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chambersburg
    • Chambersburg [Franklin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Cress
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,143 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chambersburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chambersburg<5>
  • Gettysburg [Adams County]
  • Thurmont [Frederick County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Thurmont
    • Thurmont [Frederick County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Cress
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,895 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Thurmont<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Greencastle [Franklin County]
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      • Greencastle [Franklin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the northwest of Cress
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,986 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Greencastle
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Greencastle<5>
    • Carroll Valley [Adams County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Carroll Valley have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carroll Valley
      • Carroll Valley [Adams County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Cress
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,942 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carroll Valley
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carroll Valley<5>
    • Boonsboro [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Boonsboro have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Boonsboro
      • Boonsboro [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Cress
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,655 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Boonsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Boonsboro<5>
    • Emmitsburg [Frederick County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emmitsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emmitsburg
      • Emmitsburg [Frederick County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the east of Cress
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,198 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emmitsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emmitsburg<5>
    • Smithsburg [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Smithsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Smithsburg
      • Smithsburg [Washington County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the south of Cress
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,974 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Smithsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Smithsburg<5>
    • Williamsport [Washington County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Williamsport have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Williamsport
      • Williamsport [Washington County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Cress
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,089 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Williamsport
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Williamsport<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 Cress. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cress.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cress ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Pennsylvania

About Franklin County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cress. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7357, Longitude: -77.5644       In this case, the coordinates for Cress 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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