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Welcome to Steelton ...

Steelton is located in Dauphin County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Steelton has a population of 5,962 people<3> (see below for details).

Steelton is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Steelton lies within the (717) area code.

Websites for Steelton ...

Official Website: www.steeltonpa.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Steelton had an population of 5,962 people. This is a decrease of 0.47% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.78% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Steelton had a population of 5,990 people. This makes Steelton the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Steelton represents 0.05% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 150th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,990 people, the population of Steelton increased 2.25% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 5,858 people).

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

Communities Also Named Steelton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named Steelton - they are located in Illinois (2), Kentucky, Minnesota, New York, Ohio, Ontario and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Steelton ...

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

  • York [York County]
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    • York [York County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Steelton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,932 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<6>
  • Carlisle [Cumberland County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carlisle
    • Carlisle [Cumberland County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Steelton
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Steelton
    • 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>
  • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County]
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    • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Steelton
    • 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>
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    • Mount Joy [Lancaster County]
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      • Mount Joy [Lancaster County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Steelton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,278 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Joy<6>
    • Palmyra [Lebanon County]
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      • Palmyra [Lebanon County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Steelton
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmyra
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palmyra<6>
    • Hummelstown [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hummelstown
      • Hummelstown [Dauphin County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the east of Steelton
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hummelstown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hummelstown<6>
    • West York [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West York
      • West York [York County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Steelton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,571 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West York have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West York
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West York<6>
    • Manchester [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manchester
      • Manchester [York County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Steelton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,740 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manchester<6>
    • Hallam [York County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hallam
      • Hallam [York County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Steelton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,645 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hallam have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hallam

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Steelton. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Steelton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Steelton ...

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Steelton: www.steeltonpa.com/

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 Steelton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Steelton - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Steelton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Steelton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Steelton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Steelton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2326, Longitude: -76.8336       In this case, the coordinates for Steelton 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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