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Welcome to Duncannon ...

Duncannon is located in Perry County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Duncannon has a population of 1,489 people<3> (see below for details).

Duncannon is 350 feet [107 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Duncannon had an population of 1,489 people. This is a decrease of 2.17% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.26% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Duncannon had a population of 1,522 people. This makes Duncannon the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Duncannon represents 0.01% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 499th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,522 people, the population of Duncannon has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,508 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Duncannon.

Communities near Duncannon ...

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

  • Harrisburg [Dauphin County]
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    • Harrisburg [Dauphin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Duncannon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 49,271 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<6>
  • Carlisle [Cumberland County]
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    • Carlisle [Cumberland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Duncannon
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,198 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carlisle<6>
  • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County]
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    • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Duncannon
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mechanicsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,990 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mechanicsburg<6>
  • Camp Hill [Cumberland County]
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    • Camp Hill [Cumberland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Duncannon
    • 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.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,905 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camp Hill<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Cumberland [Cumberland County]
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      • New Cumberland [Cumberland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Duncannon
      • 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.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,288 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Cumberland<6>
    • Steelton [Dauphin County]
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      • Steelton [Dauphin County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Duncannon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Steelton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,962 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steelton<6>
    • Hummelstown [Dauphin County]
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      • Hummelstown [Dauphin County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Duncannon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hummelstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,823 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hummelstown<6>
    • Lemoyne [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lemoyne
      • Lemoyne [Cumberland County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Duncannon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lemoyne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,634 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lemoyne<6>
    • Wormleysburg [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wormleysburg
      • Wormleysburg [Cumberland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Duncannon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wormleysburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,054 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wormleysburg<6>
    • Penbrook [Dauphin County]
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      • Penbrook [Dauphin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Duncannon
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Penbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,985 people
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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 Duncannon. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Duncannon.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Duncannon. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Duncannon.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Duncannon ...

Looking for more information about Duncannon? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Duncannon, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Duncannon.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Pennsylvania

About Perry County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Perry County: www.perryco.org/

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 Perry, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Duncannon.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Duncannon - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Duncannon) 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 Duncannon. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Duncannon

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Duncannon. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3934, Longitude: -77.0283       In this case, the coordinates for Duncannon have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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