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Harrisburg, Pennsylvanie
State Caipital
City of Harrisburg
Frae tap tae bottom, left tae richt: Harrisburg skyline; Market Square in Downtown Harrisburg; Pennsylvania State Capitol; Metro Bank Park; Walnut Street Bridge; Susquehanna River
Nickname(s): "Pennsylvanie's Caipital Ceety".
Location in Dauphin Coonty an state o Pennsylvanie.
Location in Dauphin Coonty an state o Pennsylvanie.
Harrisburg, Pennsylvanie is located in United States
Harrisburg, Pennsylvanie
Harrisburg, Pennsylvanie
Location in the Unitit States
Coordinates: 40°16′11″N 76°52′32″W / 40.26972°N 76.87556°W / 40.26972; -76.87556Coordinates: 40°16′11″N 76°52′32″W / 40.26972°N 76.87556°W / 40.26972; -76.87556
Kintra Unitit States
State Pennsylvanie
Coonty Dauphin
European dounset Aboot 1719
Incorporatit 1791
Chairter 1860
Foondit bi John Harris, Sr.
Named for John Harris, Sr.
Govrenment
 • Teep Mayor-Council
 • Mayor Eric Papenfuse (D)
 • Ceety Controller Charlie DeBrunner (D)
 • City Council
 • State Senate Rob Teplitz (D)
 • State Representative Patty Kim (D)
Aurie
 • City 11.4 sq mi (26.9 km2)
 • Laund 8.1 sq mi (21.0 km2)
 • Watter 3.3 sq mi (8.6 km2)
 • Urban 335.4 sq mi (539.7 km2)
Elevation 320 ft (98 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • City 49,528
 • Density 6,114/sq mi (2,361/km2)
 • Urban 383,008
 • Metro 560,849 (95t)
 • CSA 1,228,559(49t)
Demonym(s) Harrisburger
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 17101-17113, 17120-17130, 17140, 17177
Aurie code(s) 717
FIPS code 42-32800[3]
GNIS featur ID

1213649[4]


Interstates I-76, I-78, I-81, I-83, an I-283
Watterwas Susquehanna River
Primar Airport Harrisburg Internaitional Airport- MDT (Major/International)
Seicondar Airport Capital City Airport- CXY (Minor)
Public transit Capital Area Transit
Wabsteid www.harrisburgpa.gov
Invalid designation
Designatit September 23, 1946[5]

Harrisburg (Pennsylvanie German: Harrisbarig) is the caipital ceety o the U.S. state o Pennsylvanie an the coonty seat o Dauphin Coonty. Wi a population o 49,673, it is the tent-lairgest ceety in the U.S. state o Pennsylvanie. It lees on the east bank o the Susquehanna River, 105 miles (169 km) wast-northwast o Philadelphia an 204 miles (328 km) east o Pittsburgh.

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  1. Harrisburg City Council Accessed January 29, 2010.
  2. "State and county quick facts". U. S. Census Bureau. Retrieved June 2012.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  3. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  4. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
  5. "PHMC Historical Markers Search" (Searchable database). Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Retrieved 2014-01-25. 

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