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Welcome to West Fairview ...

West Fairview is located in Cumberland County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for West Fairview: W. Fairview

West Fairview is 330 feet [101 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for West Fairview: (717)

Communities Also Named West Fairview ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named West Fairview - it's located in Kentucky.

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

Communities near West Fairview ...

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

  • Carlisle [Cumberland County]
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    • Carlisle [Cumberland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the west of West Fairview
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,198 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carlisle<5>
  • Elizabethtown [Lancaster County]
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    • Elizabethtown [Lancaster County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of West Fairview
    • 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
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethtown<5>
  • Middletown [Dauphin County]
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    • Middletown [Dauphin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southeast of West Fairview
    • Estimated population in 2019: 9,594 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<5>
  • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County]
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    • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of West Fairview
    • 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<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Palmyra [Lebanon County]
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      • Palmyra [Lebanon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of West Fairview
      • 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<5>
    • New Cumberland [Cumberland County]
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      • New Cumberland [Cumberland County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the southeast of West Fairview
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,288 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Cumberland<5>
    • Steelton [Dauphin County]
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      • Steelton [Dauphin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the southeast of West Fairview
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Steelton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,962 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steelton<5>
    • Hummelstown [Dauphin County]
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      • Hummelstown [Dauphin County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the east of West Fairview
      • 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<5>
    • Penbrook [Dauphin County]
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      • Penbrook [Dauphin County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<4> to the east of West Fairview
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Penbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,985 people
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    • Manchester [York County]
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      • Manchester [York County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of West Fairview
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,740 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manchester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manchester<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for West Fairview ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Find a Community in Pennsylvania

About Cumberland County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for West Fairview. 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 Cumberland, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around West Fairview - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- West Fairview) 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 West Fairview. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from West Fairview

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in West Fairview. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2768, Longitude: -76.9183       In this case, the coordinates for West Fairview have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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