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Welcome to Paxtang ...

Paxtang is located in Dauphin County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Paxtang has a population of 1,546 people<3> (see below for details).

Paxtang is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Paxtang: (717)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Paxtang had an population of 1,546 people. This is a decrease of 0.96% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.53% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Paxtang had a population of 1,561 people. This makes Paxtang the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Paxtang represents 0.01% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 494th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,561 people, the population of Paxtang has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 1,570 people).

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

Communities near Paxtang ...

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

  • Carlisle [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carlisle
    • Carlisle [Cumberland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Paxtang
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,198 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carlisle<6>
  • Elizabethtown [Lancaster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabethtown
    • Elizabethtown [Lancaster County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Paxtang
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabethtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,445 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethtown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethtown<6>
  • Middletown [Dauphin County]
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    • Middletown [Dauphin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Paxtang
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,594 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<6>
  • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County]
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    • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Paxtang
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mechanicsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,990 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mechanicsburg<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Camp Hill [Cumberland County]
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      • Camp Hill [Cumberland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the west of Paxtang
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camp Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,905 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camp Hill<6>
    • Palmyra [Lebanon County]
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      • Palmyra [Lebanon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Paxtang
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmyra have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,587 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palmyra<6>
    • Hummelstown [Dauphin County]
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      • Hummelstown [Dauphin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Paxtang
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hummelstown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,823 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hummelstown<6>
    • Manchester [York County]
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      • Manchester [York County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Paxtang
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,740 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manchester<6>
    • Dillsburg [York County]
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      • Dillsburg [York County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Paxtang
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dillsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,582 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dillsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dillsburg<6>
    • Marysville [Perry County]
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      • Marysville [Perry County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Paxtang
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marysville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,559 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Marysville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Marysville<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 Paxtang. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Paxtang.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Paxtang ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Pennsylvania

About Dauphin County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Paxtang. 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 Dauphin, 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 Paxtang.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Paxtang - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Paxtang) 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 Paxtang. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Paxtang

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Paxtang. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2609, Longitude: -76.8339       In this case, the coordinates for Paxtang 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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