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Welcome to Hogestown ...

Hogestown is located in Cumberland County<1>.

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

Hogestown is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Hogestown is located in the (717) area code.

Communities near Hogestown ...

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

  • Harrisburg [Dauphin County]
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    • Harrisburg [Dauphin County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Hogestown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,322 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<5>
  • Carlisle [Cumberland County]
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    • Carlisle [Cumberland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Hogestown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,213 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carlisle<5>
  • Middletown [Dauphin County]
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    • Middletown [Dauphin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the east of Hogestown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,623 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<5>
  • Camp Hill [Cumberland County]
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    • Camp Hill [Cumberland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Hogestown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,919 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camp Hill<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • New Cumberland [Cumberland County]
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      • New Cumberland [Cumberland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Hogestown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,300 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Cumberland<5>
    • Steelton [Dauphin County]
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      • Steelton [Dauphin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of Hogestown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,957 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steelton<5>
    • Hummelstown [Dauphin County]
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      • Hummelstown [Dauphin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Hogestown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,814 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hummelstown<5>
    • Lemoyne [Cumberland County]
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      • Lemoyne [Cumberland County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Hogestown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,632 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lemoyne<5>
    • Wormleysburg [Cumberland County]
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      • Wormleysburg [Cumberland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Hogestown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,062 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wormleysburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wormleysburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wormleysburg<5>
    • Penbrook [Dauphin County]
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      • Penbrook [Dauphin County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Hogestown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,976 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Penbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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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 Hogestown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hogestown.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hogestown ...

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

Adding Hogestown to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Hogestown was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Hogestown on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Pennsylvania

About Cumberland County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Hogestown. 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 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 Hogestown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Hogestown) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Hogestown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2459, Longitude: -77.0328       In this case, the coordinates for Hogestown 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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