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Encyclopedia > Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
Seal of Cumberland County, PennsylvaniaSeal (Detail)
Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Cumberland County
Location in the state of Pennsylvania
Formed January 27, 1750
Seat Carlisle
Area
 - Total
 - Water

1,427 km² (551 mi²)
3 km² (1 mi²) 0.18%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

213,674
150/km² 
Website: www.ccpa.net

Cumberland County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania and is one of four counties comprising the greater Harrisburg metropolitan area. As of 2004, the population is 221,397. Image File history File links Cumberland_County_pa_seal. ... Seal on envelope A seal is an impression printed on, embossed upon, or affixed to a document (or any other object) in order to authenticate it, in lieu of or in addition to a signature. ... Image File history File links Map_of_Pennsylvania_highlighting_Cumberland_County. ... January 27 is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events March 2 - Small earthquake in London, England April 4 - Small earthquake in Warrington, England August 23 - Small earthquake in Spalding, England September 30 - Small earthquake in Northampton, England November 16 – Westminster Bridge officially opened Jonas Hanway is the first Englishman to use an umbrella James Gray reveals her sex... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Carlisle is a borough located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, 18 miles (29 km) west-southwest of Harrisburg, the State capital. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ... The United States Census of year 2000, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Density (symbol: ρ - Greek: rho) is a measure of mass per unit of volume. ... This article does not cite its references or sources. ... A U.S. state is any one of the fifty states (four of which officially favor the term commonwealth) which, with the District of Columbia, forms the United States of America. ... State nickname: The Keystone State Official languages None Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Governor Ed Rendell (D) Senators Arlen Specter (R) Rick Santorum (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 33rd 119,283 km² 2. ... Harrisburg is the capital of Pennsylvania, one of four states designated a Commonwealth of the United States. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Cumberland County was created on January 27, 1750 and named for Cumberland, England. Its county seat is Carlisle6. The county also lies within the Cumberland Valley ajoining the Susquehanna River at its eastern border. January 27 is the 27th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Events March 2 - Small earthquake in London, England April 4 - Small earthquake in Warrington, England August 23 - Small earthquake in Spalding, England September 30 - Small earthquake in Northampton, England November 16 – Westminster Bridge officially opened Jonas Hanway is the first Englishman to use an umbrella James Gray reveals her sex... Cumberland is one of the 39 traditional counties of England. ... A county seat is an administrative center for a county. ... Carlisle is a borough located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, 18 miles (29 km) west-southwest of Harrisburg, the State capital. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... Cumberland Valley Township is a township located in Bedford County, Pennsylvania. ... The Susquehanna River is a river in the northeastern United States. ...

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,427 km² (551 mi²). 1,425 km² (550 mi²) of it is land and 3 km² (1 mi²) of it is water. The total area is 0.18% water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is the area equal to a square with sides each 1 mile long. ...


Adjacent counties

Dauphin County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania and is one of four counties comprising the greater Harrisburg metropolitan area. ... Perry County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Franklin County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... York County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Adams County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ...

Demographics

As of the census2 of 2000, there are 213,674 people, 83,015 households, and 56,118 families residing in the county. The population density is 150/km² (388/mi²). There are 86,951 housing units at an average density of 61/km² (158/mi²). The racial makeup of the county is 94.40% White, 2.36% Black or African American, 0.13% Native American, 1.67% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 0.43% from other races, and 0.97% from two or more races. 1.35% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race. A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of Wikipedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... This article is about the year 2000. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There are 83,015 households out of which 29.50% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.50% are married couples living together, 8.00% have a female householder with no husband present, and 32.40% are non-families. 26.70% of all households are made up of individuals and 10.30% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.41 and the average family size is 2.92. Marriage is a relationship between individuals which has formed the foundation of the family for most societies. ...


In the county, the population is spread out with 22.00% under the age of 18, 10.60% from 18 to 24, 28.50% from 25 to 44, 24.10% from 45 to 64, and 14.90% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 95.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 92.70 males.


Municipal entities in Cumberland County

Boroughs

A borough is a local government administrative subdivision used in the Canadian province of Quebec, in some states of the United States, and formerly in New Zealand. ... Camp Hill is a borough located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, southwest of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. ... Carlisle is a borough located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, 18 miles (29 km) west-southwest of Harrisburg, the State capital. ... Lemoyne is a borough located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Mechanicsburg is a borough located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Mount Holly Springs is a borough located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... New Cumberland is a borough located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Newburg is a borough located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Newville is a borough located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Settled in 1749, Shippensburg is a borough located in Pennsylvania, 41 miles (66 km) southwest of Harrisburg. ... Shiremanstown is a borough located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Wormleysburg is a borough located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ...

Townships

A Township in the United States refers to a small geographic area, ranging in size from 6 to 54 square miles (15. ... Cooke Township is a township located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Dickinson Township is a township located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... East Pennsboro Township is a township located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Hampden Township is a township located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Hopewell Township is a township located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Lower Allen Township is a township located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Lower Frankford Township is a township located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Lower Mifflin Township is a township located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Middlesex Township is a township located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Monroe Township is a township located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... North Middleton Township is a township located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... North Newton Township is a township located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Penn Township is a township located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Shippensburg Township is a township located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Silver Spring Township is a township located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... South Middleton Township is a township located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... South Newton Township is a township located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Southampton Township is a township located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Upper Allen Township is a township located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Upper Frankford Township is a township located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Upper Mifflin Township is a township located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... West Pennsboro Township is a township located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ...

Census-designated places

A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... Boiling Springs is a census-designated place located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Enola is a census-designated place located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Lower Allen is a census-designated place located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... New Kingstown is a census-designated place located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Plainfield is a census-designated place located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Schlusser is a census-designated place located in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... Summerdale is a census-designated place located in East Pennsboro Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ... West Fairview is an unincorporated community and census-designated place located in East Pennsboro Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania. ...

Education

Colleges and Universities

Central Pennsylvania College is a small (850 undergraduate students) business oriented college located in the suburbian Harrisburg, Pennsylvania neighborhood of Summerdale . ... Dickinson College is a private liberal arts college in Carlisle, Pennsylvania. ... Messiah College is a Christian liberal arts college in the rolling hills of south central Pennsylvania. ... The Dickinson School of Law is located in Carlisle, Pennsylvania, and is the law school of Pennsylvania State University. ... Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania, commonly known to as Ship or SU, is a public university located in Shippensburg, Pennsylvania. ...

Community, Junior and Technical Colleges

This article contains information that has not been verified and thus might not be reliable. ...

External links

  • Official Site
  • Cumberland County Economic Development
  • Cumberland County Young Professionals


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