Hunterstown, Pennsylvania

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Hunterstown, Pennsylvania
Census-designated place
Location in Adams County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Location in Adams County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Coordinates: 39°52′56″N 77°09′37″W / 39.88222°N 77.16028°W / 39.88222; -77.16028Coordinates: 39°52′56″N 77°09′37″W / 39.88222°N 77.16028°W / 39.88222; -77.16028
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Adams
Township Straban
 • Total 1.73 sq mi (4.48 km2)
 • Land 1.73 sq mi (4.47 km2)
 • Water 0.004 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation 554 ft (169 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 547
 • Density 317/sq mi (122.5/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s) 717
GNIS feature ID 1177622[1]
FIPS code 42-36352

Hunterstown is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Straban Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 547.[2]

Hunterstown is located along Pennsylvania Route 394 (Shrivers Corner Road), 5 miles (8 km) northeast of Gettysburg.

The Hunterstown Historic District and Great Conewago Presbyterian Church are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]

During the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863 there was a brief cavalry skirmish at Hunterstown.


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Hunterstown, Pennsylvania
  2. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Hunterstown CDP, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 19, 2013.
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.

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