Harrisburg (Pennsylvania)

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Coordinates 40°16′11″N 76°52′32″W
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Dauphin
European settlement c. 1719; 303 years ago (1719)
Incorporated 1791; 231 years ago (1791)
Charter March 19, 1860; 162 years ago (1860-03-19)
Founded by John Harris, Sr.
Named for John Harris, Sr.
Elevation 320 ft (98 m)
Demonym(s) Harrisburger, Harrisburgian
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
ZIP Codes 17101-17113, 17120-17130, 17140, 17177
Area code 717 and 223
FIPS code 42-32800
GNIS feature ID 1213649
Interstates I-76, I-81, I-83 and I-283
Waterways Susquehanna River
Primary Airport Harrisburg International Airport- MDT (Major/International)
Secondary Airport Capital City Airport- CXY (Minor)
Public transit Capital Area Transit
Website harrisburgpa.gov
Designated September 23, 1946
Government (Type) Mayor-Council
Government (Mayor) Wanda Williams (D)
Government (City Controller) Charlie DeBrunner (D)
Government (City Council) Council Members Danielle Bowers (President)Ausha Green (Vice President)Shamaine A. Daniels, Esq.Westburn MajorsJocelyn RawlsDave MadsenRalph Rodriguez
Government (State Senate) John DiSanto (R)
Government (State Representative) Patty Kim (D)
Government (City) 11.86 sq mi (30.73 km2)
Government (Land) 8.12 sq mi (21.03 km2)
Government (Water) 3.75 sq mi (9.70 km2)
Government (Urban) 259.7 sq mi (672.6 km2)
Area (City) 11.86 sq mi (30.73 km2)
Area (Land) 8.12 sq mi (21.03 km2)
Area (Water) 3.75 sq mi (9.70 km2)
Area (Urban) 259.7 sq mi (672.6 km2)
Population (2020) (City) 50,099
Population (2020) (Density) 4,200/sq mi (1,600/km2)
Population (2020) (Urban) 444,474 (86th)
Population (2020) (Metro) 591,712 (98th)
Population (2020) (CSA) 1,271,801(46th)

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Harrisburg (Pennsylvania Dutch: Harrisbarrig) is the capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States, and the county seat of Dauphin County. With a population of 50,099 as of the 2020 census, Harrisburg is the 15th largest city in Pennsylvania (the 9th largest excluding townships and boroughs). Harrisburg lies on the east bank of the Susquehanna River. It is 83 miles (134 km) miles southwest of Allentown, Pennsylvania's third largest city, and 107 miles (172 km) northwest of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania's largest city. It is the larger of the two anchor cities of the Harrisburg–Carlisle metropolitan statistical area, also known as the Susquehanna Valley, which had a 2020 population of 591,712, making it the fourth most populous metropolitan area in Pennsylvania after the Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Lehigh Valley metropolitan areas.