Harrisburg, Pennsylvanie

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Harrisburg, Pennsylvanie
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
Eik-name(s): 
"Pennsylvanie's Caipital Ceety".
Location in Dauphin Coonty an state o Pennsylvanie.
Location in Dauphin Coonty an state o Pennsylvanie.
Harrisburg, Pennsylvanie is locatit in the Unitit 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
KintraUnitit States
StatePennsylvanie
CoontyDauphin
European dounsetAboot 1719
Incorporatit1791
Chairter1860
Foondit biJohn Harris, Sr.
Named forJohn Harris, Sr.
Govrenment
 • TeepMayor-Council
 • MayorEric Papenfuse (D)
 • Ceety ControllerCharlie DeBrunner (D)
 • City Council
 • State SenateRob Teplitz (D)
 • State RepresentativePatty Kim (D)
Area
 • City26.9 km2 (11.4 sq mi)
 • Laund21.0 km2 (8.1 sq mi)
 • Water8.6 km2 (3.3 sq mi)
 • Urban
539.7 km2 (335.4 sq mi)
Elevation
98 m (320 ft)
Population
 • City49,528
 • Density2,361/km2 (6114/sq mi)
 • Urban
383,008
 • Metro
560,849 (95t)
 • CSA
1228559(49t)
Demonym(s)Harrisburger
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
17101-17113, 17120-17130, 17140, 17177
Area code(s)717
FIPS code42-32800[3]
GNIS featur ID1213649[4]
InterstatesI-76, I-78, I-81, I-83, an I-283
WatterwasSusquehanna River
Primar AirportHarrisburg Internaitional Airport- MDT (Major/International)
Seicondar AirportCapital City Airport- CXY (Minor)
Public transitCapital Area Transit
Websitewww.harrisburgpa.gov
DesignatitSeptember 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 mile (169 km) wast-northwast o Philadelphia an 204 mile (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: |accessdate= (help)
  3. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 31 Januar 2008.
  4. "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 25 October 2007. Retrieved 31 Januar 2008.
  5. "PHMC Historical Markers Search" (Searchable database). Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission. Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Retrieved 25 Januar 2014.

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