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Welcome to Penbrook ...

Penbrook is located in Dauphin County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Penbrook has a population of 2,985 people<3> (see below for details).

Penbrook is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The telephone area code for Penbrook: (717)

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Penbrook had an population of 2,985 people. This is a decrease of 0.76% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.94% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Penbrook had a population of 3,008 people. This makes Penbrook the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Penbrook represents 0.02% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 319th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,008 people, the population of Penbrook decreased 1.18% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,044 people).

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

Communities Also Named Penbrook ...

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

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

Communities near Penbrook ...

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

  • Carlisle [Cumberland County]
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    • Carlisle [Cumberland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Penbrook
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,198 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carlisle<6>
  • Elizabethtown [Lancaster County]
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    • Elizabethtown [Lancaster County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Penbrook
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,445 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabethtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Penbrook
    • 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 southwest of Penbrook
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,990 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mechanicsburg 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 Mechanicsburg<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Camp Hill [Cumberland County]
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      • Camp Hill [Cumberland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Penbrook
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,905 people
      • 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.
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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 Penbrook
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,587 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmyra 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 Palmyra<6>
    • Hummelstown [Dauphin County]
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      • Hummelstown [Dauphin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Penbrook
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,823 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hummelstown 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 Hummelstown<6>
    • Manchester [York County]
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      • Manchester [York County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Penbrook
      • 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 Penbrook
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,582 people
      • 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 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 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Penbrook
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,559 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Marysville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • 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 Penbrook. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Penbrook.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Penbrook ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Dauphin County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Penbrook. 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 Penbrook.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Penbrook - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Penbrook) 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 Penbrook. 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 Penbrook

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Penbrook. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2781, Longitude: -76.8478       In this case, the coordinates for Penbrook 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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