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Union Deposit, Pennsylvania
Entering Union Deposit from N Hanover St.jpg
Location in Dauphin County and state of Pennsylvania
Location in Dauphin County and state of Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Dauphin
Township South Hanover
 • Total 0.31 sq mi (0.81 km2)
 • Land 0.30 sq mi (0.78 km2)
 • Water 0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)
390 ft (120 m)
 • Total 407
 • Density 1,359/sq mi (524.8/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
FIPS code 42-78472
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 HarrisburgCarlisle 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.

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