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Welcome to Mount Holly Springs ...

Mount Holly Springs is located in Cumberland County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Mount Holly Springs, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mount Holly Springs has a population of 2,052 people<3> (see below for details).

Mount Holly Springs is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Mount Holly Springs is within the (717) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mount Holly Springs had an population of 2,052 people. This is an increase of 1.08% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.6% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mount Holly Springs had a population of 2,030 people. This makes Mount Holly Springs the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Mount Holly Springs represents 0.02% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 427th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,030 people, the population of Mount Holly Springs increased 5.45% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,925 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Mount Holly Springs.

Communities near Mount Holly Springs ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Mount Holly Springs.

  • Harrisburg
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Carlisle
    (5 miles [8 km] to the north)
  • Mechanicsburg
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Camp Hill
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
  • Gettysburg
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
  • New Cumberland
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northeast)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for New Cumberland
    • New Cumberland is located in Cumberland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,300 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Cumberland <5>
  • Shippensburg
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shippensburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shippensburg
    • Shippensburg is located in Cumberland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,682 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shippensburg <5>
  • Lemoyne
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lemoyne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lemoyne
    • Lemoyne is located in Cumberland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,632 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lemoyne <5>
  • Wormleysburg
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
    • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Wormleysburg
    • Wormleysburg is located in Cumberland County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,062 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wormleysburg <5>
  • Dillsburg
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dillsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dillsburg
    • Dillsburg is located in York County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,579 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dillsburg <5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mount Holly Springs ...

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

Adding Mount Holly Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

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

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Mount Holly Springs was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Mount Holly Springs.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Mount Holly Springs. 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 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 Mount Holly Springs.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mount Holly Springs - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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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