Mercersburg, Pennsylvania

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Population in 2014: 1,560 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +1.3%
 
Males: 779  (50.0%)
Females: 781  (50.0%)
Median resident age:  43.6 years
Pennsylvania median age:  40.6 years

Zip codes: 17236.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,931 (it was $32,619 in 2000)
Mercersburg:

$43,931
PA:

$52,007

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $26,146 (it was $18,934 in 2000)

Mercersburg borough income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $158,662 (it was $93,200 in 2000)
Mercersburg:

$158,662
PA:

$164,200

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $196,618; Detached houses: $217,643; Townhouses or other attached units: $131,488; In 2-unit structures: $179,957; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $190,091; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $231,919; Mobile homes: $46,901

Median gross rent in 2013: $641.

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  • Races in Mercersburg, PA (2010)

    Mercersburg races chart
    • 1,41490.6%White alone
    • 734.7%Black alone
    • 462.9%Hispanic
    • 191.2%Two or more races
    • 60.4%Asian alone
    • 20.1%Other race alone
    • 10.06%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Mercersburg: 94.7 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (37.6%), Irish (10.4%), English (9.6%), United States (7.4%), French (4.0%), Scottish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/1831

Elevation: 540 feet

Land area: 0.97 square miles.

Population density: 1,601 people per square mile   (low).

Mercersburg,PA real estate house value index trend

Mercersburg, Pennsylvania map

For population 25 years and over in Mercersburg:

  • High school or higher: 75.6%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 22.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.1%
  • Unemployed: 2.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 22.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Mercersburg borough:

  • Never married: 23.5%
  • Now married: 48.9%
  • Separated: 2.1%
  • Widowed: 4.9%
  • Divorced: 20.6%

18 residents are foreign born

This borough:

1.2%
Pennsylvania:

6.2%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,552 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,139 (1.6%)

Mercersburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Frederick, MD (37.9 miles , pop. 52,767).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Baltimore, MD (77.4 miles , pop. 651,154).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (146.7 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: Fort Loudon, PA (2.4 miles ), McConnellsburg borough, PA (3.0 miles ), Greencastle borough, PA (3.1 miles ), Marion, PA (3.3 miles ), Cearfoss, MD (3.3 miles) , Clear Spring, MD (3.5 miles ), Maugansville, MD (3.5 miles ), Needmore, PA (3.6 miles) .

Latitude: 39.83 N, Longitude: 77.90 W

Area code: 717

Mercersburg household income distribution Mercersburg home values distribution

Crime rates in Mercersburg by Year
Type 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2014
Murders 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 00000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 00001001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.062.80.00.064.2
Assaults 64000020
per 100,000 387.1257.10.00.00.00.0126.80.0
Burglaries 45156676
per 100,000 258.1321.362.3314.7376.6383.1443.9385.4
Thefts 373422026472229
per 100,000 2,387.12,185.1124.71,258.71,632.13,001.31,395.11,862.6
Auto thefts 00031010
per 100,000 0.00.00.0188.862.80.063.40.0
Arson 00010000
per 100,000 0.00.00.062.90.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 276.8) 198.8167.99.791.1120.2152.9122.1125.7

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Crime rate in Mercersburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 2 (2 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.28
Pennsylvania average:

2.59

Mercersburg tourist attractions:

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

4.6%
Pennsylvania:

4.9%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -101 (-6.2%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (26%)
  • Construction (19%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Retail trade (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (7%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (3%)
  • Educational services (22%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (20%)
  • Production occupations (16%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (6%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (6%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Mercersburg, Pennsylvania

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Mercersburg-area historical tornado activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 19% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/16/1961, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 25.4 miles away from the Mercersburg borough center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/2/1998, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 51.3 miles away from the borough center injured 5 people and caused $6 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Mercersburg-area historical earthquake activity is near Pennsylvania state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 174.2 miles away from the city center
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 104.6 miles away from Mercersburg center
On 1/31/1986 at 16:46:43, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB) earthquake occurred 210.2 miles away from the city 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 155.1 miles away from the city 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 106.0 miles away from Mercersburg center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 339.0 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 Franklin County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 9
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Winter Storms: 3, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Mudslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Mercersburg topographic map

Birthplace of: William Findlay (governor) - Politician, James A. Van Dyke - Mayor, Matthew Linn Bruce - Judge, Blanche Nevin - Artist, D. Elmer Hawbaker - Politician, James I. Brownson - Presbyterian cleric.

Hospitals and medical centers near Mercersburg:

  • FULTON COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (Nursing Home, about 10 miles away; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA)
  • COMMUNITY HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (Home Health Center, about 15 miles away; CHAMBERSBURG, PA)
  • AVALON MANOR (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • NMS HEALTHCARE OF HAGERSTOWN, LLC (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • POTOMAC CENTER (Hospital, about 15 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)
  • MANORCARE HEALTH SERVICES-CHAMBERSBURG (Nursing Home, about 15 miles away; CHAMBERSBURG, PA)
  • WESTERN MARYLAND CENTER (Hospital, about 15 miles away; HAGERSTOWN, MD)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Mercersburg:

  • Hagerstown Community College (about 19 miles; Hagerstown, MD; Full-time enrollment: 3,220)
  • Shippensburg University of Pennsylvania (about 26 miles; Shippensburg, PA; FT enrollment: 7,051)
  • Shepherd University (about 28 miles; Shepherdstown, WV; FT enrollment: 3,745)
  • Mount St Mary's University (about 31 miles; Emmitsburg, MD; FT enrollment: 2,313)
  • Gettysburg College (about 36 miles; Gettysburg, PA; FT enrollment: 2,772)
  • Frederick Community College (about 37 miles; Frederick, MD; FT enrollment: 3,798)
  • American Public University System (about 38 miles; Charles Town, WV; FT enrollment: 43,829)

Public high school in Mercersburg:

Private high school in Mercersburg:

  • MERCERSBURG ACADEMY (Students: 432, Location: 300 E SEMINARY ST, Grades: 9-12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Mercersburg:

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Notable location: Mercersburg - Montgomery - Peters - Warren Volunteer Fire Company (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Church in Mercersburg: Upper West Conococheague Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Franklin 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 66.8. This is about average.

City:

66.8
U.S.:

74.7

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 35.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 16.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

35.1
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2009 was 9.71. This is about average. Closest monitor was 20.6 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.71
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 11.5%
(9.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 38.6% for Black residents, 15.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This borough:  2.3 people
Pennsylvania:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This borough:  63.3%
Whole state:  65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This borough:  9.0%
Whole state:  6.6%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

Mercersburg, Pennsylvania environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Mercersburg (2011 data):

  • The First National Bank of Mercersburg: North End Branch at 454 Loudon Road, branch established on 1989/10/30; The First National Bank Of Mercersbu at 12 South Main Street, branch established on 1909/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $179.1 mil, Deposits: $159.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Mercersburg Financial Corporation
  • Manufacturers and Traders Trust Company: Mercersburg Branch at 10 North Main Street, branch established on 1969/03/03. Info updated 2011/08/08: Bank assets: $76,887.1 mil, Deposits: $60,064.2 mil, headquarters in Buffalo, NY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 808 total offices, Holding Company: M&T Bank Corporation
  • Susquehanna Bank: Mercersburg Branch at 316 North Main Street, branch established on 1992/11/09. Info updated 2012/02/28: Bank assets: $14,849.0 mil, Deposits: $10,294.4 mil, headquarters in Lititz, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 308 total offices, Holding Company: Susquehanna Bancshares, Inc.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.3
Pennsylvania average:

11.4

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Mercersburg borough (based on Franklin County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant19,930139
Mainline Protestant19,14781
Catholic10,2596
Other1,5646
Black Protestant8835
Orthodox1201
None97,715-
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: 24
Franklin County:

1.69 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

2.04 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.09 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 9
Franklin County:

0.64 / 10,000 pop.
Pennsylvania:

0.88 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 41
Franklin County:

2.89 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.52 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 89
Here:

6.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

8.3%
Pennsylvania:

9.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

27.2%
Pennsylvania:

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

10.9%
State:

11.5%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

49.1%
State:

49.8%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Mercersburg:

44.4%
Pennsylvania:

46.3%

Average BMI:
Mercersburg:

29.1
Pennsylvania:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.7%
Pennsylvania:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

12.0%
Pennsylvania:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
Pennsylvania:

6.8

Overweight people:
Mercersburg:

34.8%
Pennsylvania:

34.2%

General health condition:
Mercersburg:

54.2%
Pennsylvania:

55.7%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

76.6%
Pennsylvania:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Mercersburg, 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 1$974
Other Government Administration 3$8,847$35,3880$0
Police Protection - Officers 2$6,700$40,2004$4,787
Streets and Highways 4$12,872$38,6161$1,494
Totals for Government 9$28,419$37,8926$7,255

3.85% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($41,087 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.85%
Pennsylvania average:

4.35%

0.04% of residents moved from foreign countries ($880 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.04%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Washington County, MD  0.56% ($40,017 average AGI)
from Cumberland County, PA  0.50% ($33,210)
from Adams County, PA  0.21% ($37,348)


3.65% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($38,383 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

3.65%
Pennsylvania average:

4.54%

0.04% of residents moved to foreign countries ($528 average AGI)
Franklin County:

0.04%
Pennsylvania average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cumberland County, PA  0.50% ($33,585 average AGI)
to Washington County, MD  0.46% ($33,129)
to Adams County, PA  0.16% ($31,260)

Strongest AM radio stations in Mercersburg:

  • WVFC (1530 AM; daytime; 2 kW; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING GROUP, LLC)
  • WCBG (1590 AM; 5 kW; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WCBM (680 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: WCBM MARYLAND, INC.)
  • WMET (1150 AM; 50 kW; GAITHERSBURG, MD; Owner: BELTWAY ACQUISITION CORPORATION)
  • WZSK (1040 AM; daytime; 10 kW; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WBAL (1090 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: HEARST RADIO, INC.)
  • WGOP (700 AM; daytime; 25 kW; WALKERSVILLE, MD; Owner: BIRACH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTEM (980 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WTRI (1520 AM; daytime; 17 kW; BRUNSWICK, MD; Owner: JMK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WCHA (800 AM; 1 kW; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WTOP (1500 AM; 50 kW; WASHINGTON, DC; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WKCW (1420 AM; 50 kW; WARRENTON, VA; Owner: WAY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWLG (1370 AM; 50 kW; BALTIMORE, MD; Owner: M-10 BROADCASTING, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Mercersburg:

  • WEEO-FM (103.7 FM; MCCONNELLSBURG, PA; Owner: ALLEGHENY MOUNTAIN NETWORK)
  • WSRT (92.1 FM; MERCERSBURG, PA; Owner: M. BELMONT VERSTANDIG, INC.)
  • WCRH (90.5 FM; WILLIAMSPORT, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WAYZ-FM (104.7 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: HJV LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WETH (89.1 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: GREATER WASHINGTON EDUCATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS ASSN.)
  • WQCM (94.3 FM; GREENCASTLE, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WIKZ (95.1 FM; CHAMBERSBURG, PA; Owner: DAME BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WLTF (97.5 FM; MARTINSBURG, WV; Owner: PRETTYMAN BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFRE (99.9 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WBVE (107.5 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W219BE (91.7 FM; WAYNESBORO, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BIBLE INSTITUTE, NDBA)
  • W219BX (91.7 FM; FREDERICK, MD; Owner: CEDAR RIDGE CHILDREN'S HOME & SCHOOL, INC)
  • WAYC (100.9 FM; BEDFORD, PA; Owner: CESSNA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WSKE (104.3 FM; EVERETT, PA; Owner: NEW MILLENNIUM COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, INC.)
  • WXMJ (99.5 FM; MOUNT UNION, PA; Owner: MEGAHERTZ LICENSES, LLC)
  • WARX (106.9 FM; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MANNING BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WWVZ (103.9 FM; BRADDOCK HEIGHTS, MD; Owner: BONNEVILLE HOLDING COMPANY)
  • WLAK (103.5 FM; HUNTINGDON, PA; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WJSM-FM (92.7 FM; MARTINSBURG, PA; Owner: MARTINSBURG BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WMAJ-FM (104.9 FM; HOLLIDAYSBURG, PA; Owner: FOREVER OF PA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Mercersburg:

  • WJAL (Channel 68; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WHAG-TV (Channel 25; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: QUORUM OF MARYLAND LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWPB (Channel 31; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: MARYLAND PUBLIC BROADCASTING COMMISSION)
  • W42CK (Channel 42; HAGERSTOWN, MD; Owner: THREE ANGELS BROADCASTING)

Mercersburg fatal accident list:

May 29, 2010 07:20 PM, Johnstons Ln, Lat: 39.83415, Lon: -77.90908, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 3, Drunken persons involved: 1
Aug 17, 2003 09:15 AM, Sr-16, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Aug 7, 1989 10:06 PM, 3009, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunken persons involved: 1
Apr 4, 1978 07:00 PM, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 2m7ftTotal length
  • 10,121Total average daily traffic
  • 444Total average daily truck traffic
  • 13,321Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Mercersburg)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

14 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

6
  • Off Little Cove Rd 6kms West Of (Lat: 39.829806 Lon: -77.975556), Type: Pole, Structure height: 18 m, Overall height: 23 m, Call Sign: WPQE657
    Assigned Frequencies: 868.625 MHzGrant Date: 06/16/2000, Expiration Date: 06/16/2005, Cancellation Date: 08/20/2005, Certifier: Donald R Appleby JrRegistrant: Rcc Consultants Inc, 2000 Linglestown Rd Ste 304, Harrisburg, PA 17110-9347, Fax: (717) 671-0200
  • Lat: 39.784250 Lon: -77.923056, Call Sign: WPEG406
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.337 MHz, 456.337 MHz, 451.612 MHz, 456.612 MHz, 451.662 MHz, 456.662 MHzGrant Date: 04/11/2014, Expiration Date: 02/22/2024Registrant: Whitetail Resort, 13805 Blairs Valley Road, Mercersburg, PA 17236, Phone: (717) 328-9400, Fax: (717) 328-2815, Email:
  • Tuscarora Mountain Rt 16 6.17 Km Nw (Lat: 39.895083 Lon: -77.965278), Type: Tower, Structure height: 49 m, Overall height: 52 m, Call Sign: KZT817, Licensee ID: L00288741
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.160 MHz, 158.175 MHz, 158.205 MHz, 158.250 MHz, 158.265 MHzGrant Date: 09/19/2012, Expiration Date: 10/30/2022, Cancellation Date: 08/27/2013, Certifier: Ernest N Maley Jr.Registrant: Felhc, Inc, 76 South Main Street, Akron, OH 44308, Phone: (330) 436-2226, Fax: (330) 761-7203, Email:
  • Resort (Lat: 39.779167 Lon: -77.581944), Call Sign: WPSZ614
    Assigned Frequencies: 457.562 MHz, 462.237 MHz, 462.162 MHz, 462.187 MHz, 461.162 MHzGrant Date: 08/14/2001, Expiration Date: 08/14/2011, Cancellation Date: 10/15/2003, Certifier: Robert YurichRegistrant: Prolink Inc., 7970 S. Kyrene, Tempe, AZ 85284, Phone: (480) 961-8800, Fax: (480) 961-8537, Email:
  • Lat: 39.733417 Lon: -77.957194, Call Sign: WPYT631
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.687 MHz, 466.687 MHzGrant Date: 10/23/2003, Expiration Date: 10/23/2013, Cancellation Date: 12/28/2013, Certifier: Jon BenderRegistrant: Com Pros Inc, 400 Highland Ave, Altoona, PA 16602, Phone: (814) 946-8100, Fax: (814) 942-7064
  • 12285 Garnes Road (Lat: 39.752861 Lon: -77.883083), Call Sign: WQVV973
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.915 MHzGrant Date: 05/26/2015, Expiration Date: 05/26/2025, Certifier: Glenn EbyRegistrant: Compros Inc., 400 Highland Avenue, Altoona, PA 16602, Phone: (814) 946-8100, Fax: (814) 942-7064, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

17 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Mercersburg)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

7
  • Aircraft: READY MADE RC LLC MINI SKYHUNTER (Category: Land), Engine:
    N-Number: 294TG , Serial Number: 0554-1
    Registrant (Individual): Gary L Stoner, 5699 Buchanan Trl W, Mercersburg, PA 17236
  • Aircraft: YUNEEC INTERNATIONAL CO LTD TYPHOON Q500 4K (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine:
    N-Number: 295TG , Serial Number: YU15211989B04B01
    Registrant (Individual): Gary L Stoner, 5699 Buchanan Trl W, Mercersburg, PA 17236
  • Aircraft: MOONEY AIRCRAFT CORP. M20K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: CONT MOTOR TSIO-360 SER (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 305GG , Serial Number: 25-0286, Year manufactured: 1979, Airworthiness Date: 12/28/1979
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel A Chayes, 9577 Heisey Rd, Mercersburg, PA 17236
  • Aircraft: BEECH F35 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 131 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR E225 SERIES (225 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 3219C , Serial Number: D-4161, Year manufactured: 1955, Airworthiness Date: 05/21/1956
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel P Martin, 13381 Bain Rd, Mercersburg, PA 17236
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4841L , Serial Number: 28-4187, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 07/06/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Giancarlo Angelini, 4500 Fort Loudon Rd, Mercersburg, PA 17236
  • Aircraft: MELLOTT SAMUEL H RV-8 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: LYCOMING I0360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 801SM , Serial Number: 80497, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 08/27/2001
    Registrant (Individual): Samuel H Mellott, 12823 Dickeys Rd, Mercersburg, PA 17236
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-140 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9567W , Serial Number: 28-23005, Year manufactured: 1967, Airworthiness Date: 04/21/1967
    Registrant (Individual): Jerry W Johnson, 9200 Blue Spring Rd, Mercersburg, PA 17236

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

SAUNDEROSA PARK (Population served: 500, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
WHITETAIL GOLF COURSE PRO SHOP (Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
LONGVIEW CAMPGROUND (Population served: 75, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 5 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
TUSCARORA SENIOR ACTIVITY CTR (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 2 regular monitoring violations
MERCERSBURG SPORTSMAN ASSN (Population served: 26, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 64
  • Hazardous Condition: 64
  • Service Call: 9
  • Good Intent Call: 10

Incident types - Mercersburg

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Mercersburg, PA
Most common first names in Mercersburg, PA among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John6276.9 years
Mary4880.6 years
Charles4174.2 years
William3578.4 years
Helen3578.3 years
Paul3270.2 years
James3176.8 years
Harry2980.0 years
Margaret2678.5 years
Ruth2682.4 years
Most common last names in Mercersburg, PA among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Keefer3177.1 years
Smith3077.0 years
Hawbaker2473.3 years
Mellott2377.1 years
Myers2275.6 years
Fritz2275.1 years
Hornbaker2273.6 years
Pine2168.6 years
Carbaugh2180.1 years
Gordon2070.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (46%)
  • Electricity (43%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (5%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (4%)
  • Wood (2%)
Businesses in Mercersburg, PA
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Subway1
H&R Block1True Value1
McDonald's1

Mercersburg compared to Pennsylvania state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
There are 10 pilots and 9 other airmen in this city.
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