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Welcome to Greencastle ...
Greencastle is located in Franklin County.
The location of Greencastle has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2017, Greencastle has a population of 4,026 people<2> (see below for details).
Greencastle is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Greencastle lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Greencastle lies within the (717) area code.
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Greencastle had a population of 3,996 people. This makes Greencastle the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Greencastle represents 0.03% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 254th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 3,996 people, the population of Greencastle increased 7.36% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,722 people).
Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Greencastle had an population of 4,026 people. This is an increase of 0.75% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 8.17% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Greencastle.
Communities near Greencastle ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Greencastle and not the distance if you are going to drive.<4>.
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Greencastle.
Communities Also Named Greencastle ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 6 communities that are also named Greencastle - they are located in Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri, Ohio and West Virginia (2).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Greencastle.
See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Greencastle:
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Greencastle ...
Looking for more information about Greencastle? 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 Greencastle, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Greencastle.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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The official website for Franklin County: www.co.franklin.pa.us/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 17 Jan 2019