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BOILING SPRINGS

1Home to Allenberry Resort, fly-fishing, historic buildings, the Mid-Atlantic Appalachian Trail Conservancy office and scenic Children’s Lake. Learn more here.

View Municipal Profile Data: Boiling Springs (Census Designated Place)South Middleton Township

 

 

CAMP HILL

2This modern town is 2 miles from the state capital. The downtown is lined with restaurants and shops with nearby parks and Civil War sites. Learn more here.

View Municipal Profile DataCamp Hill Borough, Lower Allen Township

 

 

CARLISLE

carlisleThe tree-lined streets of Carlisle are bustling with people shopping, dining and visiting one of the many attractions located in this historic downtown. As the county seat, many come to Carlisle for business, but the town also has rich military ties as the home of the U.S. Army War College and U.S. Army Heritage & Education Center. Forbes ranked Carlisle as one of the cheapest cities to live and the second best place to raise a family in the nation. In 2015, Livabilty listed Carlisle the #16 Best Small Town in AmericaLearn more here.

View Municipal Profile DataCarlisle Borough, Lower Frankford Township, Middlesex Township, North Middleton Township, West Pennsboro Township

ENOLA

Adams-Ricci Park-1The small town of Enola, bordering the Susquehanna River on the northern edge of the County, developed with the building of rail lines through the area. Enola is home to the quaint Kristy’s Whistle Stop and a historic one-room schoolhouse. Adams-Ricci Park is a popular destination as the sprawling 82-acre site offers a variety of outdoor activities and is home to the annual Pennsboro Pumpkin Fest.  Learn more here.

View Municipal Profile DataEast Pennsboro TownshipEnola (Census Designated Place)

LEMOYNE

Lemoyne-7Lemoyne is located at the crossroads of Interstate 83 and U.S. Routes 11/15. Conveniently located near the state capital, Lemoyne is the first town over the Susquehanna River heading west from Harrisburg into Cumberland Valley. Lemoyne is home to the West Shore Farmers Market – a two-story market featuring retailers of fresh foods, clothing, jewelry, and more. The town’s Negley Park features a beautiful view of the Harrisburg skyline. Learn more here.

View Municipal Profile DataLemoyne Borough

MECHANICSBURG

Mechanicsburg-26Mechanicsburg is home to many historic sites and “mom and pop” shops. The largest and longest-running one-day street fair on the east coast, Jubilee Day, is hosted in the downtown area. Just outside of the downtown area, Mechanicsburg offers big box shopping, dining and other amenities along the Carlisle Pike. The town is also home to the Naval Support Activity, Mechanicsburg. Learn more here.

View Municipal Profile DataHampden Township, Mechanicsburg Borough, Monroe Township, Silver Spring Township, Upper Allen Township

MOUNT HOLLY SPRINGS

Mt Holly-1The 913-acre Mt. Holly Marsh Preserve is just one of the many outdoor recreational facilities easily accessed from Mt. Holly Springs. As with many communities within the Cumberland Valley, Mt. Holly is also rich in historical value. The Holly Inn dates back to the 1700s and is noted as a popular pass through. Learn more here.

View Municipal Profile DataDickinson Township, Mt. Holly Springs Borough

 

NEW CUMBERLAND

New Cumberland caps the southern border of the County along the Susquehanna River. Originally a ferry site for early settlers, local community groups are currently working to restore the “old town” feel. New Cumberland is also home to one of our valued military institutions, the New Cumberland Army Depot. Learn more here.

View Municipal Profile DataNew Cumberland Borough

 

NEWBURG

Ramp-Covered-Bridge-1The small community of Newburg is located between Newville and Shippensburg. The borough and township are mostly rural with a focus on agriculture.

View Municipal Profile Data: Newburg Borough, Hopewell Township

 

 

NEWVILLE

Newville-1Newville is home to the second largest fresh water spring stream in the country, the Big Spring. Historically, Newville was a town filled with shops and restaurants, however, in recent years it has been a quieter part of the County. As one of the trailheads of the Cumberland Valley Rail Trail, CAEDC envisions a revival of the community in the years to come. Learn more here.

View Municipal Profile DataCooke Township, Lower Mifflin Township, Newville Borough, Penn Township, South Newton Township, Upper Frankford Township, Upper Mifflin Township

SHIPPENSBURG

SHIP-3The oldest community in the Cumberland Valley, Shippensburg sits on the western border of the County. This town offers a quaint blend of agriculture and education, with a downtown area that features shopping and dining options. Shippensburg University, one of the 14 universities in the State System of Higher Education, is located here. Located on the University grounds, the H. Ric Luhrs Performing Arts Center offers first-class performances attracting people from across the region. Learn more here.

View Municipal Profile DataNorth Newton Township, Shippensburg Borough, Shippensburg Township, Southampton Township

SHIREMANSTOWN

DSC_0004Shiremanstown is a small borough in the County connecting downtown Mechanicsburg and Camp Hill. Incorporated in 1874 by Daniel Shireman, the Borough of Shiremanstown has retained its small town proud image for over 130 years.

View Municipal Profile DataShiremanstown Borough

 

WORMLEYSBURG

Dukes Bar and Grille-3If you are looking for a place to relax along the Susquehanna River, Wormleysburg offers the greatest selection in Cumberland Valley. Dukes Bar & Grille, Dockside Willies, and Rockbass Grill all have waterfront deck dining with great views of the Harrisburg skyline. Wormleysburg is also home to a selection of lux salons and day spas, and a collection of housing options overlooking the river. Learn more here.

View Municipal Profile Data: Wormleysburg Borough

 

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