Cumberland County, county in Pennsylvania, United States. As of 2020 county had an estimated population of 255,857 inhabitants. The county was created 273 years ago in 1750. Its county seat is Carlisle.
There are 21 city/town in Cumberland County, PA. The largest city of Cumberland County is Lower Allen with a population of 20,226. Other cities include, Carlisle population 19,213, Mechanicsburg population 8,999, Camp Hill population 7,919, Middlesex population 7,582
Situated just west of the Susquehanna River, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania is home to a diverse mix of cities and towns. From the state capital of Harrisburg to historic small towns, each Cumberland County municipality has its own unique identity and charm.
Harrisburg, the county seat, is Pennsylvania's capital and largest city. It is a hub for government services and major employers like Hershey Foods. Harrisburg offers urban amenities like pro sports teams, museums, restaurants, and riverfront parks. Nearby Steelton was once a booming steel town, while today its diverse residents work for industries like health care.
To the west, Carlisle still reflects its colonial roots as a stop on the Cumberland Trail. With Dickinson College adding youth and vibrancy, Carlisle balances small-town life with cultural attractions like art galleries and festivals. Nearby Mount Holly Springs began as a mountain resort destination and is now home to the historic Pine Grove Furnace State Park.
Further west, Shippensburg started as a trading post and has grown into a college town centered around Shippensburg University. With a walkable downtown and charming Victorian homes, it maintains its small-town appeal.
No matter their size or history, each Cumberland County town contributes something special. Together they create a rich fabric of life in this central Pennsylvania region. From urban opportunities to rural character, Cumberland County truly has something for everyone.
List of cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Cumberland County.
|Allen||Township in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States of America||5,092|
|Camp Hill||Town in Pennsylvania, United Staes of America||7,919|
|Carlisle||Borough in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States||19,213|
|Dickinson||Township in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania||5,385|
|Enola||Town in Faulkner County, Arkansas, United States||6,111|
|Lemoyne||Borough in Pennsylvania, United States||4,632|
|Lower Allen||Township in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania||20,226|
|Mechanicsburg||Borough in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, USA||8,999|
|Middlesex||Township in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania||7,582|
|Mount Holly Springs||Borough of Pennsylvania||2,052|
|Myerstown||Borough in southeastern Lebanon County, Pennsylvania||3,258|
|New Cumberland||City in Hancock County, West Virginia, United States of America||7,300|
|Newville||Town in Alabama||539|
|Plainfield||Unincorporated community in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States||6,248|
|Schlusser||Census designated place||5,265|
|Shippensburg||Borough of Pennsylvania||1,097|
|Shiremanstown||Borough of Pennsylvania||1,641|
|Springville||Human settlement in United States of America||1,501|
|Washington||City in Pennsylvania||2,703|
|West Fairview||Census-designated place in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania||1,282|
|Wormleysburg||Borough of Pennsylvania||3,062|