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Welcome to White Hill ...

White Hill is located in Cumberland County<1>.

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

White Hill is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for White Hill: (717)

Communities Also Named White Hill ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 8 communities that are also named White Hill - they are located in Georgia, Illinois, New Jersey, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Tennessee (2) and Virginia.

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

Communities near White Hill ...

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

  • Harrisburg [Dauphin County]
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    • Harrisburg [Dauphin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of White Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 49,322 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<5>
  • Carlisle [Cumberland County]
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    • Carlisle [Cumberland County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the west of White Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,213 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 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of White Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,494 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.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethtown<5>
  • Middletown [Dauphin County]
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    • Middletown [Dauphin County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the east of White Hill
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,623 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County]
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      • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the west of White Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,017 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mechanicsburg<5>
    • Palmyra [Lebanon County]
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      • Palmyra [Lebanon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of White Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,528 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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    • Steelton [Dauphin County]
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      • Steelton [Dauphin County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the east of White Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,957 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 White Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,814 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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    • Penbrook [Dauphin County]
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      • Penbrook [Dauphin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the northeast of White Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,976 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Penbrook have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Manchester [York County]
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      • Manchester [York County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of White Hill
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,766 people
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      • 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 White Hill. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for White Hill.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for White Hill ...

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

Adding White Hill to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of White Hill 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 White Hill was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Pennsylvania

About Cumberland County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for White Hill. 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 White Hill - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- White Hill) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in White Hill. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2304, Longitude: -76.9205       In this case, the coordinates for White Hill 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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