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Greencastle is a borough in Franklin County, in the Chambersburg metro area.
The community was named after a town in Donegal, Ireland.
The latitude of Greencastle is 39.790N. The longitude is -77.728W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 584 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 3,736.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Greencastle demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Franklin County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 17225 ZIP code.
39% of Greencastle residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Greencastle ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Greencastle was $22,844, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Greencastle residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Greencastle, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $392. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $946.
Libraries in Greencastle include Lilian S. Besore Memorial Library ... View libraries
Franklin County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Greencastle political report.
The average commute time for Greencastle workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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