Orrstown, Pennsylvania

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Orrstown Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 45 miles N of Frederick, Maryland (center to center)
Nearest Large City 74 miles NW of Baltimore, Maryland
County Franklin
Standard Zip Codes 17244
Phone Area Codes 717
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.058
Longitude -77.61

Orrstown Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 5 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 37 F
Apr Temp 40 to 62 F
Jul Temp 64 to 86 F
Oct Temp 43 to 65 F
Annual Precip 39.8 inches
Distance 8.8 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 37 F
Apr Temp 39 to 63 F
Jul Temp 62 to 85 F
Oct Temp 41 to 65 F
Annual Precip 41.5 inches
Distance 21 miles
Jan Temp 17 to 36 F
Apr Temp 37 to 61 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 40 to 64 F
Annual Precip 44 inches
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Orrstown Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 231 100%
Male 113 48.9%
Female 118 51.1%
Under 18 57 24.7%
18+ 174 75.3%
65+ 46 19.9%
Median Age 37.5
Average Family Size 2.98
White 230 99.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.4%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.4%

Estimated Orrstown Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 232
Growth 1
Growth % 0.4%

Orrstown Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 63.4%
Irish 7.3%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 7.3%
Pennsylvania German 6.8%
English 5.2%
Dutch 3.1%
US/American 1.6%
Polish 1.6%
French (except Basque) 1.6%
Welsh 1%
Lithuanian 1%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Orrstown 231 $39,583
Arendtsville 848 $43,889
Chambersburg 17,862 $40,352
Mont Alto 1,357 $41,705
Newburg 372 $44,250
Newville 1,367 $34,423
Shippensburg 5,586 $39,896
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