Greencastle Franklin County, Pennsylvania

Greencastle: Borough of Pennsylvania

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Location of Greencastle on Pennsylvania map.


Greencastle is a city located in the county of Franklin in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 3,996 and a population density of 2,513 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 3,989 inhabitants.

The city was created 239 years ago in 1781.

Greencastle PA Square image
Greencastle PA Square
Greencastle PA Square image


Greencastle is located at 39°47'25"N 77°43'40"W (39.7903700, -77.7277700).

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Greencastle Quick Facts

Population : 3,989 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Franklin County
Area : 1.59 km2
Altitude : 1,926 feet / 587 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1782 (239 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 21:54:12 (21st September 2021)
Postal code : 17225
Density : 2,509 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.18% (2010-2020)


According to census records, the population of Greencastle decreased by 0.18% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 3,996 - census
2011 3,997 0.03% estimation process
2012 4,014 0.42% estimation process
2013 4,022 0.2% estimation process
2014 4,025 0.07% estimation process
2015 4,017 -0.2% estimation process
2016 4,020 0.07% estimation process
2017 4,017 -0.07% estimation process
2018 3,997 -0.5% estimation process
2019 3,986 -0.28% estimation process
2020 3,989 0.08% estimation process

Greencastle zip code is 17225. County name: Franklin, County fips: 42055

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People born in Greencastle (10)

People born in Greencastle, including governor of Michigan Robert McClelland, diplomat Henry P. Fletcher, baseball player George Goetz, you can see a list of people who born in Greencastle.

Schools in Greencastle

College & universities near Greencastle, PA

Code Name City ZIP
162681 Purdue University Global-Hagerstown Hagerstown (MD) 21742

Stations (26)

Amtrak & bus stations near Greencastle, 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 Greencastle

Post Office Name City ZIP
Greencastl Post Office Greencastle (PA) 17225

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
Chambersburg 21,231 Borough in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States
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
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

Greencastle distances to largest Pennsylvania cities