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Welcome to Harrison ...

Harrison is located in Potter County<1>.


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


Harrison is 2,270 feet [692 m] above sea level.<3> In other words, the elevation of Harrison is about ½ mile above sea level.

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

Harrison is located in the (814) area code.

Communities Also Named Harrison ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Harrison: This one is located in Potter County and the other is located in Somerset County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 45 communities that are also named Harrison - they are located in Arkansas, California, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Maryland, Michigan (4), Minnesota, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Jersey (3), New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Ohio (6), Oklahoma, Oregon, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin (2).

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

Communities near Harrison ...

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

  • Wellsville
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wellsville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wellsville
    • Wellsville is located in Allegany County (NY)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,329 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wellsville <4>
  • Coudersport
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Galeton
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Galeton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Galeton
    • Galeton is located in Potter County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,068 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Galeton <4>
  • Westfield
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
  • Andover
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Andover have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Andover
    • Andover is located in Allegany County (NY)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 965 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Andover <4>
  • New Bergen ‑ Historic
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Bergen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Bergen
    • New Bergen is located in Potter County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 818 people
  • Knoxville
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Knoxville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Knoxville
    • Knoxville is located in Tioga County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 594 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Knoxville <4>
  • Ulysses
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the west)
  • Oswayo
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the west)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oswayo
    • Oswayo is located in Potter County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 130 people
  • Elmer
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elmer have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elmer
    • Elmer is located in Potter County

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Harrison ...

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

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Harrison. 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 Potter, 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 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 Harrison - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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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