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Welcome to Roxbury ...

Roxbury is located in Franklin County<1>.

Roxbury is 740 feet [226 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Roxbury is within the boundaries of the (717) area code.

Communities Also Named Roxbury ...

While we believe that this Roxbury is located in Franklin County, we know of another 3 Pennsylvania communities named Roxbury. Those communities are located in the following counties: Cambria, Cumberland and Somerset County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 22 communities that are also named Roxbury - they are located in Connecticut (2), Illinois, Kansas, Maine, Maryland (2), Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York (2), Nova Scotia, Ohio, Prince Edward Island, Vermont, Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Roxbury ...

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

  • Chambersburg [Franklin County]
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    • Chambersburg [Franklin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the south of Roxbury
    • Estimated population in 2019: 21,143 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chambersburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chambersburg<4>
  • Shippensburg [Cumberland County]
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    • Shippensburg [Cumberland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southeast of Roxbury
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shippensburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 5,565 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shippensburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shippensburg<4>
  • Mont Alto [Franklin County]
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    • Mont Alto [Franklin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the south of Roxbury
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mont Alto have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,729 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mont Alto
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mont Alto<4>
  • Newville [Cumberland County]
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    • Newville [Cumberland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the east of Roxbury
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,347 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newville<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Three Springs [Huntingdon County]
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      • Three Springs [Huntingdon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the west of Roxbury
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Three Springs have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 433 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Three Springs<4>
    • Orbisonia [Huntingdon County]
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      • Orbisonia [Huntingdon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<3> to the northwest of Roxbury
      • Estimated population in 2019: 403 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orbisonia<4>
    • Rockhill [Huntingdon County]
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      • Rockhill [Huntingdon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Roxbury
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rockhill have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 362 people
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    • Newburg [Cumberland County]
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      • Newburg [Cumberland County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the east of Roxbury
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Newburg have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 335 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newburg<4>
    • Saltillo [Huntingdon County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Saltillo
      • Saltillo [Huntingdon County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the west of Roxbury
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Saltillo have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 331 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Saltillo
    • Orrstown [Franklin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Orrstown
      • Orrstown [Franklin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the southeast of Roxbury
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Orrstown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 260 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Orrstown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Orrstown<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 Roxbury. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Roxbury.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Roxbury ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Roxbury. 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/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Franklin, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Roxbury - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Roxbury) 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 Roxbury. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Roxbury

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Roxbury. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1104, Longitude: -77.6624    
<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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