Wiconisco, Pennsylvania

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Wiconisco, Pennsylvania
Location in Dauphin County and state of Pennsylvania
Location in Dauphin County and state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°34′24″N 76°41′29″W / 40.57333°N 76.69139°W / 40.57333; -76.69139Coordinates: 40°34′24″N 76°41′29″W / 40.57333°N 76.69139°W / 40.57333; -76.69139
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyDauphin
TownshipWiconisco
Area
 • Total1.09 sq mi (2.82 km2)
 • Land1.09 sq mi (2.82 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
738 ft (225 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total921
 • Density845/sq mi (326.1/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
17097
FIPS code42-84968
GNIS feature ID1199792

Wiconisco is a census-designated place in Wiconisco Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania, United States. Its location is just north of U.S. Route 209 and the borough of Lykens. As of the 2010 census the population was 921.[1]

History[edit]

A post office has been in operation at Wiconisco since 1835.[2] The community took its name from Wiconisco Creek.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ The U.S. Census Bureau lists the CDP as Wiconsico. "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Wiconsico [sic] CDP, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on February 13, 2020. Retrieved December 23, 2015.
  2. ^ "Dauphin County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 24 February 2015.
  3. ^ Notes and Queries, Historical, Biographical and Genealogical, Relating Chiefly to Interior Pennsylvania. Harrisburg Publishing Company. 1895. p. 21.

External links[edit]