Location in Adams County and the state of Pennsylvania.
|• Total||0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)|
|• Land||0.9 sq mi (2.3 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0 km2)|
|Elevation||640 ft (200 m)|
|• Density||253/sq mi (97.8/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|ZIP code||17343 (established 1860)|
|GNIS feature ID||2630025|
McKnightstown is a census-designated place (CDP) in Franklin Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States. It was formerly part of the Cashtown-McKnightstown CDP as of the 2000 census, and was then split into two separate CDPs for the 2010 census. As of the 2010 census the population was 226.
The founder of the Eshelman manufacturing company was born in the town, and the 1919 Motor Transport Corps convoy travelled through the town on the Lincoln Highway before a modern highway bypassed the town in 1948-9.
- "McKnightstown Census Designated Place (2630025)". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2011-10-15.
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): McKnightstown CDP, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved July 29, 2013.
- "Route 30 Work Near Halfway Mark; West End Already Paved" (Google News Archive). Gettysburg Times. Gettysburg, Pennsylvania: Times and News Publishing Company. September 18, 1948. Retrieved 2011-10-25.