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Edgemont, Pennsylvania
(Dauphin County)

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Welcome to Edgemont ...

Edgemont is located in Dauphin County<1>.

Edgemont is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Edgemont lies within the (717) area code.

Communities Also Named Edgemont ...

While we believe that this Edgemont is located in Dauphin County, we know of another 2 Pennsylvania communities named Edgemont. Those communities are located in the following counties: Delaware and Northampton County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 29 communities that are also named Edgemont - they are located in Alabama (3), Arkansas, California (2), Colorado, Illinois, Maryland (2), Mississippi, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (2), South Dakota, Tennessee (2), Utah (3), Virginia, Washington and West Virginia (2).

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

Communities near Edgemont ...

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

  • Carlisle [Cumberland County]
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    • Carlisle [Cumberland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the west of Edgemont
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,198 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carlisle<4>
  • Elizabethtown [Lancaster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabethtown
    • Elizabethtown [Lancaster County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Edgemont
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabethtown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,445 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethtown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethtown<4>
  • Middletown [Dauphin County]
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    • Middletown [Dauphin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Edgemont
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,594 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<4>
  • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County]
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    • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Edgemont
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mechanicsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> 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<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Camp Hill [Cumberland County]
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      • Camp Hill [Cumberland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southwest of Edgemont
      • 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.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,905 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camp Hill<4>
    • Palmyra [Lebanon County]
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      • Palmyra [Lebanon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the east of Edgemont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmyra have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,587 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmyra
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palmyra<4>
    • New Cumberland [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Cumberland
      • New Cumberland [Cumberland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the south of Edgemont
      • 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.
      • 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steelton
      • Steelton [Dauphin County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the south of Edgemont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Steelton have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,962 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steelton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steelton<4>
    • Hummelstown [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hummelstown
      • Hummelstown [Dauphin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<3> to the east of Edgemont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hummelstown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,823 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hummelstown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hummelstown<4>
    • Lemoyne [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lemoyne
      • Lemoyne [Cumberland County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<3> to the southwest of Edgemont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lemoyne have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,634 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lemoyne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lemoyne<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Edgemont ...

Looking for more information about Edgemont? 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 Edgemont, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Edgemont.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Pennsylvania

About Dauphin County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Edgemont. 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 Dauphin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Edgemont - 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- Edgemont) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Edgemont. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Edgemont

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Edgemont. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2857, Longitude: -76.8517    
<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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