A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Mercersburg ...
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Mercersburg has a population of 1,532 people<2> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Mercersburg.
Mercersburg is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Mercersburg lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Mercersburg is located in the (717) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mercersburg had an population of 1,532 people. This is a decrease of 1.86% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 0.52% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Mercersburg had a population of 1,561 people. This makes Mercersburg the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Mercersburg represents 0.01% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 495th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 1,561 people, the population of Mercersburg increased 1.36% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,540 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Mercersburg.
Adding Mercersburg to Our Gazetteer ...
As we work on our Gazetteer, we occasionally find mention of a community that is new to us. When we find such a community, we add it to our Gazetteer with the hope of adding more information in the future.
We originally found mention of Mercersburg in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, we also found mention of Mercersburg elsewhere: The earliest book where we found it mentioned was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Mercersburg on our Genealogy Page.
Communities near Mercersburg ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mercersburg.
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 Mercersburg. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Mercersburg.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Mercersburg. 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 Mercersburg.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Mercersburg. Our list includes 8 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Mercersburg.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mercersburg ...
Looking for more information about Mercersburg? 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 Mercersburg, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Mercersburg.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mercersburg. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Franklin County: www.co.franklin.pa.us/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 04 May 2021