The Mechanicsburg area is comprised of multiple municipalities within the 17050 and 17055 zip codes. With its name taken from the Borough of Mechanicsburg at its geographic center, the region includes all or portions of Hampden Township, Lower Allen Township (including the village of Lisburn), Monroe Township, Silver Spring Township (including the village of New Kingstown – 17072) and Upper Allen Township (including the villages of Bowmansdale and Grantham – 17027). Parts of East Pennsboro Township (Cumberland County), Fairview Township (York County) and Monaghan Township (York County) use a Mechanicsburg address as well.
With its many municipalities, the Mechanicsburg area offers business and residential opportunities that range from the typical downtown business and commercial highway districts to centuries old neighborhoods, modern developments, and quiet country settings.
Mechanicsburg derives its name from the settling of mechanics who repaired and made wagons in the early 1800’s. It has continued to be a transportation hub through rail – from the Cumberland Valley Railroad to today’s Norfolk Southern lines – and roadways – Interstates 76, 81, 83 and US Routes 11 & 15. With the confluence of major road systems, these routes make Mechanicsburg easily accessible to all major metropolitan areas of the East Coast. Mechanicsburg is within a 30 minute drive to Harrisburg/Hershey and within a two hour drive of Philadelphia, PA; Baltimore, MD; and Washington, DC.
Mechanicsburg is served by the Cumberland Valley, Mechanicsburg, and West Shore School Districts, as well as several parochial schools. There are also several state, technical and private institutions of postsecondary education within a 30 mile radius.
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Data last updated: Sep 30, 2022 1:06:am.