Summerdale, Pennsylvania

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Summerdale
Unincorporated community
Summerdale is located in Pennsylvania
Summerdale
Summerdale
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°17′37″N 76°55′35″W / 40.29361°N 76.92639°W / 40.29361; -76.92639Coordinates: 40°17′37″N 76°55′35″W / 40.29361°N 76.92639°W / 40.29361; -76.92639
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Cumberland
Area
 • Total 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
 • Land 0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 479
 • Density 4,100/sq mi (1,600/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 17093
Area code(s) 717

Summerdale is an unincorporated community located in East Pennsboro Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States. As of the 2000 census, the community had a total population of 479. Central Pennsylvania College and the Capital Area Intermediate Unit are located in Summerdale. It is part of the HarrisburgCarlisle Metropolitan Statistical Area.

Geography[edit]

Summerdale is located at 40°17'25" North, 76°56'4" West (40.293538, -76.926346).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, Summerdale has a total area of 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²). 0.1 square miles (0.3 km²) of it is land and none of the area is covered with water. It is located on the west side of U.S. Route 11/15 and south side of Interstate 81. These two highways interchange just north of Summerdale.

Summerdale is a normal town, but the people of Summerdale find ways to have fun. The main attractions in Summerdale include: Central Pennsylvania College, Capitol Area Intermidiate Unit, and Summerdale United Methodist Church. Summerdale was founded in 1909. As people from Harrisburg came over the river during the summers, a dance hall was erected to support their need to party, thus, starting the town of Summerdale. In 2009, Summerdale held a Centennial Celebration. There was a parade, games, and a year long celebration dedicated to the small town of Summerdale.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.