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Welcome to Highspire ...

Highspire is located in Dauphin County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Highspire has a population of 2,373 people<3> (see below for details).

Highspire is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Highspire: (717)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Highspire had an population of 2,373 people. This is a decrease of 1.08% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 12.76% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Highspire had a population of 2,399 people. This makes Highspire the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Highspire represents 0.02% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 385th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,399 people, the population of Highspire decreased 11.8% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,720 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Highspire.

Communities near Highspire ...

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

  • Harrisburg [Dauphin County]
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    • Harrisburg [Dauphin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Highspire
    • Estimated population in 2019: 49,271 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<6>
  • York [York County]
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    • York [York County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Highspire
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,932 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<6>
  • Elizabethtown [Lancaster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabethtown
    • Elizabethtown [Lancaster County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Highspire
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,445 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabethtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethtown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethtown<6>
  • Columbia [Lancaster County]
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    • Columbia [Lancaster County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Highspire
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,355 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County]
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      • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Highspire
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mechanicsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mechanicsburg<6>
    • Mount Joy [Lancaster County]
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      • Mount Joy [Lancaster County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Highspire
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,278 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Joy<6>
    • Camp Hill [Cumberland County]
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      • Camp Hill [Cumberland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Highspire
      • 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<6>
    • Palmyra [Lebanon County]
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      • Palmyra [Lebanon County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Highspire
      • 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<6>
    • New Cumberland [Cumberland County]
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      • New Cumberland [Cumberland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Highspire
      • 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<6>
    • Hummelstown [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hummelstown
      • Hummelstown [Dauphin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the northeast of Highspire
      • 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<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Highspire ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Pennsylvania

About Dauphin County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Highspire. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Highspire.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Highspire - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Highspire) 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 Highspire. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Highspire

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Highspire. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2081, Longitude: -76.7847       In this case, the coordinates for Highspire have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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