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About Gettysburg, PA


An idyllic town steeped in Civil War history

Gettysburg, located in south central Pennsylvania, is most famous as the site of the battle of the same name, which is widely considered the turning point of the American Civil War. While visiting the site is one of the more popular tourist activities in town, there are many other draws too, from its farming communities, craft furniture and outdoor nature activities to its wide variety of restaurants and other amenities that delight residents just as much as visitors. A booming gourmet food and craft brewery scene is a foodie's delight, and residents are never far from nature and outdoor recreation all year long.

Gettysburg and Adams County are well known for their farming, from orchards to vineyards, to go along with the history and tourism. Gettysburg is an agricultural community as much as it is historical. Just take a drive through the outskirts of Gettysburg and you'll see acres of bountiful orchards and farmlands. Also found in Gettysburg are ghost tours and paranormal investigations, outdoor recreation, shopping, antiquing, festivals, and so much more. Make your own history in Gettysburg.

With excellent public schools, a lot of cultural activities and events built around tourism, living in Gettysburg is more than just history. There isGettysburg College and a large number of young professionals in the town as well. There are a number of homes for sale and it is a popular rental area as well for short and long term visitors.

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Gettysburg Schools and Demographics


Elementary Schools near Gettysburg, PA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Alloway Creek Elementary School KG - 05 830 16 17340
Conewago Valley Intrmd School 04 - 06 785 17 17350
James Gettys El School KG - 05 417 15 17325
Lincoln El School KG - 05 440 15 17325
New Oxford Elementary School KG - 03 605 16 17350
Upper Adams Intermediate School 04 - 06 360 13 17303

Middle Schools near Gettysburg, PA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Gettysburg Area Middle School 06 - 08 753 12 17325
Maple Avenue Middle School 06 - 08 480 13 17340
New Oxford Middle School 07 - 08 624 16 17350

High Schools near Gettysburg, PA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Gettysburg Area High School 09 - 12 1,012 13 17325
Littlestown Senior High School 09 - 12 653 14 17340
New Oxford Senior High School 09 - 12 1,210 16 17350

Ungraded Schools near Gettysburg, PA

Grades Students P/T Ratio ZIP
Adams County Technical Institute 11 - 12 6 0 17325
Gettysburg Montessori Charter School KG - 06 240 0 17325
Vida Charter School KG - 06 200 16 17325

Demographics near Gettysburg, PA

City County
Population 7,787 106,174
Population Density 4,687 205
Median Age 24.8 43.2
People per Household 2.1 2.6
Median Household Income 45,935 68,525
Average Income per Capita 24,117 31,767

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