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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Harrisbarrig
State capital
City of Harrisburg
From top to bottom, left to right: Harrisburg skyline; Market Square in Downtown Harrisburg; Pennsylvania State Capitol; FNB Field; Walnut Street Bridge; Susquehanna River
From top to bottom, left to right: Harrisburg skyline; Market Square in Downtown Harrisburg; Pennsylvania State Capitol; FNB Field; Walnut Street Bridge; Susquehanna River
Official seal of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania
Seal
Nickname(s): 
"Pennsylvania's Capital City"
Motto(s): 
"En la rou Justita"
Location of Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.
Location of Harrisburg in Dauphin County, Pennsylvania.
Harrisburg is located in Pennsylvania
Harrisburg
Harrisburg
Location within Pennsylvania
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Harrisburg is located in the United States
Harrisburg
Harrisburg
Location within the United States
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Coordinates: 40°16′11″N 76°52′32″W / 40.26972°N 76.87556°W / 40.26972; -76.87556Coordinates: 40°16′11″N 76°52′32″W / 40.26972°N 76.87556°W / 40.26972; -76.87556
Country  United States
State  Pennsylvania
County Dauphin
European settlement About 1719
Incorporated 1791
Charter March 19, 1860
Founded by John Harris, Sr.
Named for John Harris, Sr.
Government
 • Type Mayor-Council
 • Mayor Eric Papenfuse (D)
 • City Controller Charlie DeBrunner (D)
 • City Council
Council Members[1]
  • Wanda D. Williams (President)
  • Sandra R. Reid (Vice President)
  • Brad Koplinski
  • Ben Allatt
  • Susan Brown Wilson
  • Jeff Baltimore
  • Shamaine Daniels
 • State Senate John DiSanto (R)
 • State Representative Patty Kim (D)
Area
[2]
 • City 11.86 sq mi (30.73 km2)
 • Land 8.12 sq mi (21.03 km2)
 • Water 3.75 sq mi (9.70 km2)
 • Urban
335.4 sq mi (539.7 km2)
Elevation
320 ft (98 m)
Population
 (2010)[3]
 • City 49,528
 • Estimate 
(2018)[4]
49,229
 • Density 6,058.87/sq mi (2,339.39/km2)
 • Urban
444,474 (86th)
 • Metro
574,659 (95th)
 • CSA
1,267,057(43rd)
Demonym(s) Harrisburger, Harrisburgian
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
17101-17113, 17120-17130, 17140, 17177
Area code 717 and 223
FIPS code 42-32800[5]
GNIS feature ID 1213649[6]
Interstates I-76, I-78, 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 www.harrisburgpa.gov
Pennsylvania Historical Marker
Designated September 23, 1946[7]