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Welcome to Enola ...

Enola is located in Cumberland County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Enola, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

Enola is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Enola lies within the (717) area code.

The ZIP code for Enola: 17025<3>

Communities Also Named Enola ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 7 communities that are also named Enola - they are located in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nebraska, North Carolina, South Carolina and Virginia.

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

Communities near Enola ...

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

  • Carlisle
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Elizabethtown
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabethtown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabethtown
    • Elizabethtown is located in Lancaster County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,494 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethtown <4>
  • Middletown
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southeast)
  • Mechanicsburg
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southwest)
  • Camp Hill
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the south)
  • Palmyra
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmyra have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmyra
    • Palmyra is located in Lebanon County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,528 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palmyra <4>
  • New Cumberland
    (5 miles [8 km] to the southeast)
    • 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 is located in Cumberland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,300 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Cumberland <4>
  • Steelton
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
  • Hummelstown
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hummelstown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hummelstown
    • Hummelstown is located in Dauphin County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,814 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hummelstown <4>
  • Lemoyne
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the southeast)
    • 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 is located in Cumberland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,632 people
    • 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 Enola. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Enola.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Enola ...

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

Adding Enola to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Enola in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Enola was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Enola on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Enola.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Enola. 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 Enola - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Enola). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Enola or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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