Countries in the World
|Home Earth Continents The Americas
USA Country Profile Pennsylvania
Google Earth Harrisburg Map
US State Capitals
___ Searchable Map and Satellite View of the City of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Image: Kevin Long
|Satellite view showing Harrisburg, county seat of Dauphin County and the capital of Pennsylvania, one of the fifty states which constitute the United States. The city is located 80 mi (130 km) north of Baltimore, and 107 mi (172 km) west of Philadelphia, PA, on the east bank of the Susquehanna River, in the southeastern part of Pennsylvania.
The city began its existence as a trading post in 1719, the town was incorporated in 1791 and in 1812 it became Pennsylvania's state capital and in 1822, the capitol was completed.
Today the core city of Harrisburg has a population of about 49,000 inhabitants, in the Harrisburg–Carlisle metropolitan area live about 565,000 people (in 2015).
The city is a regional center for trade, warehousing, and distribution. Largest employer is the state government.
Harrisburg points of interest:
The city is home to the annual Pennsylvania Farm Show, the largest indoor agricultural fair held in the United States.
The State Museum of Pennsylvania is located near the Capitol, the museum is covering Pennsylvania's history from prehistoric times up to current events.
The Whitaker Center for Science and the Arts, museum with an IMAX theater, combines science and performing arts under one roof. The Susquehanna Art Museum (SAM) is Central Pennsylvania’s only dedicated art museum.
Southeast of Harrisburg International Airport you can see "Three Mile Island", known for the worst civilian nuclear accident in the United States - until now. The Three Mile Island accident was a partial nuclear meltdown in reactor number 2 on 28 March 1979, that resulted in the destruction of the reactor and the release of radioactive gases and radioactive iodine into the environment. The cleanup at the Three Mile Island nuclear plant took 14 years at a cost of $1 billion.
Just zoom in to see Pennsylvania State Capitol, the Beaux-Arts style building houses the Pennsylvania General Assembly.
The page shows a city map of Harrisburg with expressways, main roads and streets, zoom out to find the location of Harrisburg International Airport (IATA code: MDT), 12 mi (20 km) by road, southeast of the central business district and the location of Capital City Airport, about 5.5 mi (9 km) by road, southeast of the central business district.
To find a location use the form below. To view just the map, click on the "Map" button.
| To find a location type: street or place, city, optional: state, country.
||Local Time Harrisburg:
Sunday-October-23 2016 15:18Standard time zone Eastern (EST): UTC/GMT -5 hours
Daylight Saving Time (EDT) in use from the second Sunday in March, ends on the first Sunday in November; time zone offset: UTC/GMT -4 hours
φ Latitude, λ Longitude (of Map center; move the map to see coordinates):
|Google Map: Searchable Map of the City of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, USA.
City Coordinates: 40°16′11″N 76°52′32″W
|Bookmark/share this page
|More about Pennsylvania and the USA:
Other Cities in Pennsylvania:
Reference Map of Pennsylvania
US State Capitals
Most populated cities in the U.S.
Profile of the 50 U.S. States
Maps of the 50 U.S. States
Flags of the 50 U.S. States
Area of the 50 U.S. States
50 U.S. States by Population
Map of the USA
Searchable map/satellite view of the United States
Time zone map of the USA
Major US Airports
United States Country Profile
Political Map of North America
Physical Map of North America
Searchable Maps of Countries and Capital Cities of the Americas
| Weather Conditions Harrisburg
Harrisburg (official website)
The Patriot-News (PennLive)
Wikipedia: Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Wikipedia entry for Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Related Consumer Information:
Most Populous U.S. Cities:
1. New York City | 2. Los Angeles | 3. Chicago | 4. Houston | 5. Philadelphia
6. Phoenix | 7. San Antonio | 8. San Diego | 9. Dallas | 10. San Jose
11. Austin | 12. Jacksonville | 13. San Francisco | 14. Indianapolis | 15. Columbus
Other Major U.S. Cities:
Albany | Anchorage | Annapolis | Atlanta | Atlantic City | Augusta | Baltimore | Baton Rouge | Bismarck
Boise | Boston | Carson City | Charleston, WV | Charlotte | Cheyenne | Cincinnati | Cleveland | Columbia
Concord | Denver | Des Moines | Detroit | Dover (Delaware) | El Paso | Fort Worth | Frankfort | Hartford
Helena | Honolulu | Jackson | Jefferson City | Juneau | Kansas City | Lansing | Las Vegas | Lincoln
Little Rock | Long Beach | Madison | Memphis | Miami | Milwaukee | Minneapolis | Montgomery | Montpelier | Nashville
New Orleans | Norfolk | Oklahoma City | Olympia | Orlando | Pierre | Pittsburgh | Portland | Providence
Richmond, VA | Raleigh | Sacramento | St. Louis | St. Paul | Salem (OR) | Salt Lake City | Santa Fe | Seattle | Springfield
Tallahassee | Tampa | Topeka | Trenton | Tucson | Washington D.C.
Map Help [ show ]
One World - Nations Online .:. let's care for this planet
Made to improve cross-cultural understanding and global awareness.
Copyright © 1998-2016 :: nationsonline.org