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Welcome to Perdix ...

Perdix is located in Perry County<1>.

Perdix is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Perdix is within the (717) area code.

Communities near Perdix ...

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

  • Harrisburg [Dauphin County]
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    • Harrisburg [Dauphin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Perdix
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,322 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<4>
  • Carlisle [Cumberland County]
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    • Carlisle [Cumberland County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southwest of Perdix
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,213 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carlisle
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carlisle<4>
  • Middletown [Dauphin County]
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    • Middletown [Dauphin County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Perdix
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,623 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<4>
  • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County]
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    • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the south of Perdix
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,017 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mechanicsburg<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Camp Hill [Cumberland County]
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      • Camp Hill [Cumberland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the south of Perdix
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,919 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camp Hill<4>
    • Palmyra [Lebanon County]
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      • Palmyra [Lebanon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the east of Perdix
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,528 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmyra have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • New Cumberland [Cumberland County]
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      • New Cumberland [Cumberland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Perdix
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,300 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Steelton [Dauphin County]
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      • Steelton [Dauphin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<3> to the southeast of Perdix
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,957 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steelton<4>
    • Hummelstown [Dauphin County]
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      • Hummelstown [Dauphin County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Perdix
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,814 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hummelstown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Lemoyne [Cumberland County]
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      • Lemoyne [Cumberland County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the southeast of Perdix
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,632 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lemoyne have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lemoyne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lemoyne<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Perdix ...

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

Adding Perdix to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Perdix was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Perdix on our Genealogy Page.

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About Perry County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Perdix. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Perry County: www.perryco.org/

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 Perry, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Perdix - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Perdix) 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 Perdix. 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 PerdixOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Perdix. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3558, Longitude: -76.9584    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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