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Welcome to McSherrystown ...

McSherrystown is located in Adams County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, McSherrystown has a population of 3,090 people<3> (see below for details).

McSherrystown is 580 feet [177 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

McSherrystown is located in the (717) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, McSherrystown had an population of 3,090 people. This is an increase of 1.71% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.83% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, McSherrystown had a population of 3,038 people. This makes McSherrystown the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of McSherrystown represents 0.02% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 315th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,038 people, the population of McSherrystown increased 12.89% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,691 people).

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

Communities Also Named McSherrystown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named McSherrystown - it's located in Ohio.

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

Communities near McSherrystown ...

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

  • York [York County]
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    • York [York County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of McSherrystown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,932 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<6>
  • Westminster [Carroll County]
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    • Westminster [Carroll County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of McSherrystown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 18,640 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Westminster have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Westminster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Westminster<6>
  • Gettysburg [Adams County]
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    • Gettysburg [Adams County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of McSherrystown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,724 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gettysburg<6>
  • Taneytown [Carroll County]
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    • Taneytown [Carroll County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of McSherrystown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,817 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taneytown 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 Taneytown<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Hampstead [Carroll County]
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      • Hampstead [Carroll County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of McSherrystown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,401 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hampstead have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hampstead
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hampstead<6>
    • Manchester [Carroll County]
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      • Manchester [Carroll County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of McSherrystown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,851 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Manchester have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manchester<6>
    • West York [York County]
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      • West York [York County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of McSherrystown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,571 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West York have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West York
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West York<6>
    • Littlestown [Adams County]
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      • Littlestown [Adams County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of McSherrystown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,510 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Littlestown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Littlestown<6>
    • Shrewsbury [York County]
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      • Shrewsbury [York County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of McSherrystown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,855 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shrewsbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shrewsbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shrewsbury<6>
    • Emmitsburg [Frederick County]
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      • Emmitsburg [Frederick County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of McSherrystown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,198 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emmitsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emmitsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emmitsburg<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 McSherrystown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for McSherrystown.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for McSherrystown ...

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for McSherrystown. 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 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 McSherrystown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around McSherrystown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- McSherrystown) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for McSherrystown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from McSherrystown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in McSherrystown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8051, Longitude: -77.0086       In this case, the coordinates for McSherrystown 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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