Chambersburg Franklin County, Pennsylvania

Chambersburg: Borough in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States

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Chambersburg is a city located in the county of Franklin in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 20,268 and a population density of 2,929 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 21,231 inhabitants.

The city was created 287 years ago in 1733.

Memorial Square Chambersburg image
Memorial Square Chambersburg
Memorial Square Chambersburg image


Chambersburg is located at 39°56'15"N 77°39'40"W (39.9375900, -77.6611000).

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Chambersburg Quick Facts

Population : 21,231 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Franklin County
Area : 6.92 km2
Altitude : 630 feet / 192 meters
Capital city : Chambersburg is capital of Franklin County
Establishment : January 01, 1734 (287 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 03:01:51 (28th October 2021)
Postal code : 17201
Density : 3,068 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.54% (2010-2020)


The population of Chambersburg increased by 4.54% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 20,268 - census
2011 20,258 -0.05% estimation process
2012 20,354 0.47% estimation process
2013 20,394 0.2% estimation process
2014 20,501 0.52% estimation process
2015 20,571 0.34% estimation process
2016 20,625 0.26% estimation process
2017 20,872 1.18% estimation process
2018 20,984 0.53% estimation process
2019 21,143 0.75% estimation process
2020 21,231 0.41% estimation process

Chambersburg zip code is 17201. County name: Franklin, County fips: 42055

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People born in Chambersburg (50)

People born in Chambersburg, including politician Thomas R. Bard, academic Henry Burchard Fine, artist Daniel Ridgway Knight, you can see a list of people who born in Chambersburg.

Schools in Chambersburg

College & universities near Chambersburg, PA

Code Name City ZIP
446996 Chambersburg Beauty School Chambersburg (PA) 17201

Stations (22)

Amtrak & bus stations near Chambersburg, PA

Code Name Address Type
HAG Hagerstown, MD 123 West Franklin Street BUS
HNK Hancock, MD 434 East Main Street BUS
MRB Martinsburg station 229 East Martin St. RAIL
FRC Frederick, MD 100 South East Street RAIL
FRR Frederick Airport, MD 1341 Hughes Ford Road BUS

Post offices near Chambersburg

Post Office Name City ZIP
Chambersburg Post Office Chambersburg (PA) 17201

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Franklin County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Franklin County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Waynesboro 10,906 Borough in Pennsylvania
Old Forge 7,838 City in Pennsylvania, United States of America
Salem 6,367 Township in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania
Charlestown 6,328 Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania
Saint Thomas 6,039 Township in Franklin County, Pennsylvania
Quincy 5,451 City in Pennsylvania, United States
Greencastle 3,989 Borough of Pennsylvania
Wayne Heights 2,545 Census designated place
Mount Union 2,312 Borough of Pennsylvania
Brownsville 2,203 Borough in Fayette County, Pennsylvania, United States
Lurgan 2,173 City in United States of America
Metal 1,857 Township in Franklin County, Pennsylvania
Mont Alto 1,729 Borough of Pennsylvania
Mercersburg 1,527 Borough of Pennsylvania
Marion 1,269 Census-designated place in Pennsylvania, United States
Concord 1,268 Human settlement in Pennsylvania, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Chambersburg distances to largest Pennsylvania cities