Union Deposit, Pennsylvania
|Union Deposit, Pennsylvania|
Entering Union Deposit from North Hanover Street
Location in Dauphin County and state of Pennsylvania
|• Total||0.31 sq mi (0.81 km2)|
|• Land||0.30 sq mi (0.78 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)|
|Elevation||390 ft (120 m)|
|• Density||1,359/sq mi (524.8/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1214018|
Union Deposit is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in South Hanover Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is part of the Harrisburg–Carlisle Metropolitan Statistical Area. As of the 2010 census the population of Union Deposit was 407 residents.
Union Deposit (formerly called Unionville and Uniontown) was laid out in 1833.
The community is in southeastern Dauphin County, along the southeastern edge of South Hanover Township. Its southern and eastern border follows Swatara Creek, a south-flowing tributary of the Susquehanna River. Pennsylvania Route 39 (Hershey Road) forms the northeastern edge of the community; it leads southeast 2 miles (3 km) to the center of Hershey and northwest 5 miles (8 km) to Interstate 81.
According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Union Deposit CDP has a total area of 0.31 square miles (0.81 km2), of which 0.30 square miles (0.78 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2), or 4.19%, is water.
Other unincorporated communities in South Hanover Township:
- Hoernerstown, Pennsylvania, 2.5 miles (4.0 km) to the west
- Sand Beach, Pennsylvania, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) to the northeast
- "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Union Deposit CDP, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Retrieved December 23, 2015.
- Notes and Queries, Historical, Biographical and Genealogical, Relating Chiefly to Interior Pennsylvania. Harrisburg Publishing Company. 1895. pp. 14–.
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