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Welcome to Fort Hunter ...

Fort Hunter is located in Dauphin County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Fort Hunter: Ft. Hunter

Fort Hunter is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Fort Hunter is located in the (717) area code.

Communities Also Named Fort Hunter ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Fort Hunter - they are located in and New York (2).

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

Communities near Fort Hunter ...

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

  • Harrisburg [Dauphin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisburg
    • Harrisburg [Dauphin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the south of Fort Hunter
    • Estimated population in 2019: 49,271 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<5>
  • Carlisle [Cumberland County]
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    • Carlisle [Cumberland County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Fort Hunter
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,198 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carlisle<5>
  • Middletown [Dauphin County]
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    • Middletown [Dauphin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Fort Hunter
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,594 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<5>
  • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County]
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    • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the southwest of Fort Hunter
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,990 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mechanicsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mechanicsburg<5>
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    • Camp Hill [Cumberland County]
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      • Camp Hill [Cumberland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Fort Hunter
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,905 people
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camp Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camp Hill<5>
    • Palmyra [Lebanon County]
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      • Palmyra [Lebanon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Fort Hunter
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,587 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmyra have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmyra
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palmyra<5>
    • New Cumberland [Cumberland County]
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      • New Cumberland [Cumberland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the south of Fort Hunter
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,288 people
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Cumberland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Cumberland<5>
    • Steelton [Dauphin County]
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      • Steelton [Dauphin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Fort Hunter
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,962 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Steelton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steelton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steelton<5>
    • Hummelstown [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hummelstown
      • Hummelstown [Dauphin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Fort Hunter
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,823 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hummelstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hummelstown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hummelstown<5>
    • Lemoyne [Cumberland County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lemoyne
      • Lemoyne [Cumberland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the south of Fort Hunter
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,634 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lemoyne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lemoyne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lemoyne<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 Fort Hunter. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Fort Hunter.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Fort Hunter ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community located in Pennsylvania

About Dauphin County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Fort Hunter. 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 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 Fort Hunter - 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- Fort Hunter) 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 Fort Hunter. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Fort Hunter

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Fort Hunter. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3462, Longitude: -76.9122       In this case, the coordinates for Fort Hunter 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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