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Page Contents for Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

Statistics & Facts

History & History-related items

Historical Events

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.


Statistics & Facts

The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.
The population of Chambersburg is approximately 16,647 (1990), 20268 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 7,618 (1990), 8335 (2010).
The amount of land area in Chambersburg is 17.843 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Chambersburg to Washington DC is 79 miles.
The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 48 miles. (as the crow flies)
Chambersburg is positioned 39.93 degrees north of the equator and 77.65 degrees west of the prime meridian.

History & History Related Items

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Chambersburg Historical Events

1864, July 30
"The Burning of Chambersburg"
Chambersburg was the only northern town torched by the Confederate Army.
In retaliation for Major General David Hunter's burning of Virginia Military Institute, and for failure of the residents of the town to pay a ransom, Confederate General John McCausland ordered his men to burn the town of Chambersburg, PA on July 30, 1864.

Chambersburg Chamber

Chamber of Commerce
75 S. 2nd St.
Chambersburg, PA 17201-2260
Phone: 717 264-7101

Chambersburg Organizations

Chamber of Commerce
75 S. 2nd St.
Chambersburg, PA 17201-2260
Phone: 717 264-7101

Chambersburg Schools

Chambersburg School District
511 South 6th Street
Chambersburg, PA 17201
Phone: (717) 263-9281
fax: (717) 261-3321

Chambersburg Area High School
511 S. 6th St.
Chambersburg, PA 17201-3405
Phone: 717-261-3322

Here is a partial listing of Private Schools in the Chambersburg area:
Bethel Assembly of God 400 Miller Street
Chambersburg, PA 17201
Phone: (717) 263-5376

Corpus Christi Catholic School 305 North 2nd Street
Chambersburg, PA 17201 Phone: (717) 263-5036
fax: (717) 263-6079

Cumberland Valley Christian 600 Miller Street
Chambersburg, PA 17201
Phone: (717) 264-4869
fax: (717) 264-8170

Shalom Christian Academy
126 Social Island Road
Chambersburg, PA 17201
Phone: (717) 375-2223
fax: (717) 375-2224

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