West Fairview, Pennsylvania facts for kids
|West Fairview, Pennsylvania|
|• Total||0.34 sq mi (0.87 km2)|
|• Land||0.32 sq mi (0.83 km2)|
|• Water||0.01 sq mi (0.03 km2)|
|Elevation||360 ft (110 m)|
|• Density||3,980/sq mi (1,536.5/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|ZIP codes||17025 (Enola)|
|GNIS feature ID||1191019|
West Fairview, formerly a borough, is now a census-designated place (CDP) located along the Susquehanna River in East Pennsboro Township, Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, United States. As of the 2010 census, the CDP had a population of 1,282.
- Zip code: 17025 (Enola post office)
- Area code: 717
West Fairview is located on the eastern edge of Cumberland County and East Pennsboro Township at 40.273538° North, 76.916346° West (40.273538, -76.916346). It is on the west shore of the Susquehanna River facing Harrisburg, the state capital. It occupies a hilly peninsula of land between the Susquehanna to the east and Conodoguinet Creek to the south and west. U.S. Route 11/15 runs north-to-south through West Fairview, and Route 944 has its eastern terminus there on 11/15.
According to the United States Census Bureau, West Fairview has a total area of 0.34 square miles (0.87 km2), of which 0.32 square miles (0.83 km2) is land and 0.01 square miles (0.03 km2), or 3.76%, is water.
This former borough is by far the oldest settlement of East Pennsboro Township.
|Hampden Township||Wormleysburg, Camp Hill||Harrisburg|
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