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Welcome to Cross Keys ...

Cross Keys is located in Adams County<1>.

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

Cross Keys is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The area code for Cross Keys: (717)

Communities Also Named Cross Keys ...

While we believe that this Cross Keys is located in Adams County, we know of another 3 Pennsylvania communities named Cross Keys. Those communities are located in the following counties: Blair, Bucks and Juniata County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 16 communities that are also named Cross Keys - they are located in Alabama, Delaware, Georgia (2), Louisiana, Missouri, New Jersey, Ohio, Oregon, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Cross Keys ...

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

  • York [York County]
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    • York [York County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Cross Keys
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,932 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<5>
  • Hanover [York County]
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    • Hanover [York County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of Cross Keys
    • Estimated population in 2019: 15,719 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanover<5>
  • Gettysburg [Adams County]
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    • Gettysburg [Adams County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Cross Keys
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,724 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gettysburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gettysburg<5>
  • Taneytown [Carroll County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taneytown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taneytown
    • Taneytown [Carroll County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Cross Keys
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,817 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taneytown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taneytown<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hampstead [Carroll County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hampstead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hampstead
      • Hampstead [Carroll County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southeast of Cross Keys
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,401 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hampstead
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hampstead<5>
    • Manchester [Carroll County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manchester
      • Manchester [Carroll County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Cross Keys
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,851 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manchester<5>
    • West York [York County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West York have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West York
      • West York [York County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Cross Keys
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,571 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West York
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West York<5>
    • Littlestown [Adams County]
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      • Littlestown [Adams County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Cross Keys
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,510 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Littlestown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Littlestown<5>
    • Shrewsbury [York County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shrewsbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shrewsbury
      • Shrewsbury [York County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the east of Cross Keys
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,855 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shrewsbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shrewsbury<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 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the southwest of Cross Keys
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,198 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emmitsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emmitsburg<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 Cross Keys. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cross Keys.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cross Keys ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Pennsylvania

About Adams County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cross Keys. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8709, Longitude: -77.0275       In this case, the coordinates for Cross Keys 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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