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Welcome to Lake Meade ...

Lake Meade is located in Adams County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Lake Meade: Lk. Meade

Lake Meade is 510 feet [155 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Lake Meade lies within the (717) area code.

Communities near Lake Meade ...

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

  • York [York County]
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    • York [York County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the east of Lake Meade
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,907 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<4>
  • Carlisle [Cumberland County]
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    • Carlisle [Cumberland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Lake Meade
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,213 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carlisle<4>
  • Hanover [York County]
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    • Hanover [York County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<3> to the south of Lake Meade
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,783 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanover<4>
  • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County]
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    • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the north of Lake Meade
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,017 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mechanicsburg<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Camp Hill [Cumberland County]
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      • Camp Hill [Cumberland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Lake Meade
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,919 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camp Hill<4>
    • Gettysburg [Adams County]
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      • Gettysburg [Adams County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Lake Meade
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,708 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gettysburg<4>
    • New Cumberland [Cumberland County]
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      • New Cumberland [Cumberland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Lake Meade
      • 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.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Cumberland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Cumberland<4>
    • Lemoyne [Cumberland County]
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      • Lemoyne [Cumberland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the northeast of Lake Meade
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,632 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lemoyne have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lemoyne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lemoyne<4>
    • West York [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West York
      • West York [York County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the east of Lake Meade
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,602 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West York have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West York
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West York<4>
    • Littlestown [Adams County]
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      • Littlestown [Adams County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the south of Lake Meade
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,498 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Littlestown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Littlestown<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lake Meade ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Pennsylvania

About Adams County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lake Meade. 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 Adams, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lake Meade - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Lake Meade) 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 Lake Meade. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Lake MeadeOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lake Meade. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9853, Longitude: -77.0422    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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