Abbottstown, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 1,013 (99% urban, 1% rural). Population change since 2000: +11.9%
 
Males: 507  (50.1%)
Females: 506  (49.9%)
Median resident age:  36.9 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 17301.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $56,524 (it was $49,063 in 2000)
Abbottstown:

$56,524
PA:

$56,907

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,680 (it was $17,246 in 2000)

Abbottstown borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $152,520 (it was $96,100 in 2000)
Abbottstown:

$152,520
PA:

$174,100

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $228,095; Detached houses: $245,000; Townhouses or other attached units: $157,454; In 2-unit structures: $214,718; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $225,000; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $173,854; Mobile homes: $58,933

Median gross rent in 2016: $945.

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  • Races in Abbottstown, PA (2010)

    Abbottstown races chart
    • 89488.4%White alone
    • 959.4%Hispanic
    • 101.0%Asian alone
    • 70.7%Black alone
    • 50.5%Two or more races

Races in Abbottstown detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Abbottstown: 91.1 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Abbottstown, PA City Guides:

Ancestries: German (37.6%), American (18.0%), Irish (6.2%), Italian (3.0%), English (1.7%), Pennsylvania German (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 04/29/1835

Elevation: 549 feet

Land area: 0.57 square miles.

Population density: 1,782 people per square mile   (low).

Abbottstown,PA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Abbottstown:

  • High school or higher: 78.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.7%
  • Unemployed: 2.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 27.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Abbottstown borough:

  • Never married: 24.2%
  • Now married: 55.2%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 4.6%
  • Divorced: 14.2%

56 residents are foreign born (4.0% Latin America, 1.1% Asia).

This borough:

6.0%
Pennsylvania:

6.4%



According to our research of Pennsylvania and other state lists there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Abbottstown, Pennsylvania as of March 22, 2019.
The ratio of number of residents in Abbottstown to the number of sex offenders is 232 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,344 (1.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,198 (1.4%)

Abbottstown satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lancaster, PA (37.7 miles , pop. 56,348).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (44.5 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (98.0 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: East Berlin borough, PA (1.9 miles ), New Oxford borough, PA (2.0 miles ), Hampton, PA (2.2 miles ), Hanover borough, PA (2.3 miles ), Midway, PA (2.4 miles ), McSherrystown borough, PA (2.4 miles ), Spring Grove borough, PA (2.5 miles ), Parkville, PA (2.6 miles ).

Latitude: 39.89 N, Longitude: 76.99 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 717

Abbottstown household income distribution Abbottstown home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.6%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: +328 (+56.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Construction (11%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (22%)
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (8%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Other services, except public administration (3%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (20%)
  • Material moving occupations (13%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (12%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (8%)
  • Transportation occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (5%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (16%)
  • Sales and related occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (4%)

Work and jobs in Abbottstown: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Abbottstown, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Abbottstown-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Pennsylvania state average. It is 12% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/7/1980, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 3.6 miles away from the Abbottstown borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 4/5/1952, a category F3 tornado 5.9 miles away from the borough center injured 4 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Abbottstown-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 85% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 58.9 miles away from the city center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 210.5 miles away from Abbottstown center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 60.1 miles away from the city center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 248.8 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 312.5 miles away from Abbottstown center
On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 166.5 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Adams County (16) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 4, Snowstorms: 3, Tropical Storms: 3, Hurricanes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Abbottstown topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Abbottstown:

  • CROSS KEYS HOME CARE (Home Health Center, about 4 miles away; NEW OXFORD, PA)
  • KEYSTONE HOME CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; HANOVER, PA)
  • SKILLS OF CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA INC - ALLEGHENY (Hospital, about 6 miles away; HANOVER, PA)
  • GENTIVA HEALTH SERVICES (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; BARESVILLE, PA)
  • HANOVER HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 6 miles away; HANOVER, PA)
  • VNA OF HANOVER SPRING GROVE (Home Health Center, about 6 miles away; HANOVER, PA)
  • HANOVER HALL (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; HANOVER, PA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Abbottstown:

  • Gettysburg College (about 14 miles; Gettysburg, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,772)
  • York College Pennsylvania (about 15 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 5,140)
  • YTI Career Institute-York (about 19 miles; York, PA; FT enrollment: 2,212)
  • Messiah College (about 19 miles; Mechanicsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 3,035)
  • McDaniel College (about 21 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,558)
  • Mount St Mary's University (about 25 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Carroll Community College (about 25 miles; Westminster, MD; FT enrollment: 2,682)

Private school in Abbottstown:

  • PARADISE SCHOOL FOR BOYS (Students: 63, Location: 6156 W CANAL RD, Grades: UG)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • water service is provided by york water company

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Notable location: Abbottstown Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Adams County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 88.4. This is about average.

City:

88.4
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.122. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.122
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 6.41. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.41
U.S.:

6.40

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 27.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.5
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 15.6. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 12.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

15.6
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 8.89. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.89
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 9.0%
(7.9% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 22.1% for Hispanic or Latino residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.7 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  74.9%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  12.4%
Whole state:  6.6%

No gay or lesbian households reported

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.1
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

Abbottstown travel time to work - commute Abbottstown mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Abbottstown borough (based on Adams County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant18,85464
Catholic15,0497
Evangelical Protestant10,51059
Other9576
Black Protestant1802
None55,857-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 16
Adams County:

1.59 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Adams County:

0.50 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 23
Adams County:

2.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 77
Here:

7.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.12 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

7.8%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Adams County:

25.6%
Pennsylvania:

27.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.0%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Abbottstown:

43.8%
Pennsylvania:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Abbottstown:

39.4%
State:

46.3%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.1
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Abbottstown:

26.3%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Abbottstown:

9.7%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Abbottstown:

6.7
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Abbottstown:

33.6%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Here:

52.6%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Abbottstown:

78.1%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Abbottstown, PA Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 2$1,838
Totals for Government 0$0 2$1,838

Abbottstown government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $61,000 ($60.22)
    Regular Highways: $30,000 ($29.62)
    Central Staff Services: $22,000 ($21.72)
    Fire Protection: $8,000 ($7.90)
    Parks & Recreation: $7,000 ($6.91)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($6.91)
    Financial Administration: $6,000 ($5.92)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $6,000 ($5.92)
    General Public Buildings: $6,000 ($5.92)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($3.95)
    Housing & Community Development: $3,000 ($2.96)
    Health Services - Other: $1,000 ($0.99)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Police Protection: $15,000 ($14.81)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $74,000 ($73.05)

Abbottstown government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - All Other: $35,000 ($34.55)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $12,000 ($11.85)
    Interest Earnings: $10,000 ($9.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $13,000 ($12.83)
    All Other: $1,000 ($0.99)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $83,000 ($81.93)
    Property: $61,000 ($60.22)
    NEC: $12,000 ($11.85)

Abbottstown government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $215,000 ($212.24)

4.79% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,786 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.79%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($562 average AGI)
Adams County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from York County, PA  1.59% ($35,805 average AGI)
from Carroll County, MD  0.34% ($48,986)
from Cumberland County, PA  0.26% ($53,444)


5.24% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($36,816 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.24%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($419 average AGI)
Adams County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to York County, PA  1.65% ($32,159 average AGI)
to Franklin County, PA  0.32% ($37,348)
to Cumberland County, PA  0.30% ($39,675)

Strongest AM radio stations in Abbottstown:

  • WHVR (1280 AM; 5 kW; HANOVER, PA)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WOYK (1350 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WOYK, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSBA (910 AM; 5 kW; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WHP (580 AM; 5 kW; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHYL (960 AM; 5 kW; CARLISLE, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Abbottstown:

  • WYCR (98.5 FM; YORK-HANOVER, PA; Owner: RADIO HANOVER, INC.)
  • WGTY (107.7 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: TIMES AND NEWS PUBLISHING COMPANY)
  • WHBO (92.7 FM; STARVIEW, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WROZ (101.3 FM; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: HALL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WARM-FM (103.3 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: WSBA LICO, INC.)
  • WSOX (96.1 FM; RED LION, PA; Owner: LANCASTER-YORK BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WQXA-FM (105.7 FM; YORK, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WITF-FM (89.5 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WTPA (93.5 FM; MECHANICSBURG, PA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WZBT (91.1 FM; GETTYSBURG, PA; Owner: GETTYSBURG COLLEGE)
  • WCAT-FM (106.7 FM; HERSHEY, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W220BX (91.9 FM; MARIETTA, PA; Owner: CALVARY CHAPEL OF TWIN FALLS, INC.)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WHKF (99.3 FM; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • WZBA (100.7 FM; WESTMINSTER, MD; Owner: SHAMROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WWMX (106.5 FM; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Abbottstown:

  • WPMT (Channel 43; YORK, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WGAL (Channel 8; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: WGAL HEARST-ARGYLE TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WMPB (Channel 67; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • WBAL-TV (Channel 11; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WBAL HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC. (CA CORP.))
  • WMAR-TV (Channel 2; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: SCRIPPS HOWARD BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WBFF (Channel 45; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: CHESAPEAKE TELEVISION LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WNUV (Channel 54; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: BALTIMORE (WNUV-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WLYH-TV (Channel 15; LANCASTER, PA; Owner: TELEVISION STATION GROUP LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, LLC)
  • WITF-TV (Channel 33; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: WITF, INC.)
  • WJZ-TV (Channel 13; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WHTM-TV (Channel 27; HARRISBURG, PA; Owner: HARRISBURG TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WGCB-TV (Channel 49; RED LION, PA; Owner: RED LION BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • W23AY (Channel 23; YORK, PA; Owner: WIRELESS CABLE TV OF PA, INC.)

Abbottstown fatal accident list:

Jun 22, 2008 02:06 AM, Us-30, Sr-194, Lat: 39.88671, Lon: -76.98460, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Jun 3, 1999 03:00 PM, Us-30, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Mar 8, 1993 02:31 AM, 30, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Apr 23, 1988 00:35 AM, Twp-506, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 3
Dec 18, 1985 02:15 PM, 00126, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Aug 12, 1977 08:50 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Sep 10, 1977 02:15 AM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

23 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Abbottstown)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Country Club Rd (Lat: 39.890389 Lon: -76.983028), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 8 m, Call Sign: WPFB450
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.225 MHzGrant Date: 04/21/1999, Expiration Date: 06/13/2004, Cancellation Date: 08/15/2004Registrant: Pine Hill Electronics, 2750 Kays Mill Rd, Finkdsburg, MD 21048, Phone: (410) 833-1422, Fax: (410) 861-8632
  • Lat: 39.890389 Lon: -76.983028, Call Sign: WQBK330
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.225 MHz, 467.225 MHzGrant Date: 08/29/2014, Expiration Date: 10/22/2024, Certifier: Bill BrooksRegistrant: Universal Licensing Service, 4401 A Connecticut Ave Nw 232, Washington, DC 20008, Phone: (877) 677-3639, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • 3 Mi Se (Lat: 39.866472 Lon: -76.937194), Overall height: 61 m, Call Sign: WNTW566
    Assigned Frequencies: 6760.00 MHzGrant Date: 08/27/2009, Expiration Date: 11/08/2019, Certifier: Steven F LuxRegistrant: Fehlc, Inc., 76 South Main Street, Akron, OH 44308, Phone: (330) 436-2226, Fax: (330) 761-7203, Email:
  • HANOVER PA, Box 445, Rd3 (Lat: 39.863333 Lon: -76.949167), Type: Tower, Structure height: 42.1 m, Overall height: 47.9 m, Call Sign: WQIT416
    Assigned Frequencies: 11115.0 MHzGrant Date: 05/08/2008, Expiration Date: 05/08/2018, Cancellation Date: 11/08/2009, Certifier: William ChastainRegistrant: Radio Dynamics Corporation, Silver Spring, MD 20914, Phone: (301) 493-5171, Fax: (301) 576-4553, Email:
  • PL04SH263, 6596 Ridge Road (Lat: 39.894472 Lon: -76.944556), Type: Mtower, Structure height: 47.5 m, Call Sign: WQQA540
    Assigned Frequencies: 10915.0 MHz, 10715.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10715.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz, 10715.0 MHz, 10795.0 MHz, 10915.0 MHz... (+8 more)Grant Date: 10/04/2012, Expiration Date: 10/04/2022, Certifier: Dexter TorculasRegistrant: Shenandoah Personal Communications, LLC, 500 Shentel Way, Edinburg, VA 22824, Phone: (540) 984-5286, Fax: (540) 984-8192, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

31 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Abbottstown)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: CESSNA 172N (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 105 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 5546J , Serial Number: 17273816, Airworthiness Date: 07/15/1987
    Registrant (Corporation): Panworrich LLC, Po Box 103, Abbottstown, PA 17301

Drinking water stations with addresses in Abbottstown and their reported violations in the past:

MENGES RT30 DINER & DAIRY BAR (Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation

Drinking water stations with addresses in Abbottstown that have no violations reported:

  • HARVEST CHAPEL (Population served: 400, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 5
  • Hazardous Condition: 2
  • Service Call: 1
  • Good Intent Call: 1
Most common first names in Abbottstown, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John2377.0 years
Charles1777.3 years
George1675.9 years
Robert1269.2 years
Richard1170.4 years
Paul1072.8 years
Dorothy978.1 years
Harry975.7 years
James859.5 years
Mary881.4 years
Most common last names in Abbottstown, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Miller1574.3 years
Baker1379.2 years
Altland978.3 years
Alwine887.0 years
Smith878.1 years
Myers868.8 years
Hoke678.0 years
Wolf675.4 years
Wildasin679.5 years
Jacobs675.5 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (60%)
  • Electricity (24%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (9%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (7%)

Businesses in Abbottstown, PA

  • U-Haul: 1

Abbottstown compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.
There are 3 pilots and 4 other airmen in this city.
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Top Patent Applicants
  • Larry L. Harman (2)
  • Charles L. Harman (2)
  • Michael Lee Buckley (2)
  • Barry L. Herbst (1)
  • Arton Hamme (1)
  • Christopher R. Held (1)

Total of 9 patent applications in 2008-2019.