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Hunterstown, Pennsylvania
Census-designated place
Location in Adams County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Location in Adams County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Adams
Township Straban
Area
 • Total 1.73 sq mi (4.48 km2)
 • Land 1.73 sq mi (4.47 km2)
 • Water 0.004 sq mi (0.01 km2)
Elevation 554 ft (169 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 547
 • Density 317/sq mi (122.5/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 717
GNIS feature ID 1177622
FIPS code 42-36352

Hunterstown is an unincorporated community and census-designated place in Straban Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 547.

Hunterstown is located along Pennsylvania Route 394 (Shrivers Corner Road), 5 miles (8 km) northeast of Gettysburg.

The Hunterstown Historic District and Great Conewago Presbyterian Church are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

During the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863 there was a brief cavalry skirmish at Hunterstown.


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