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McSherrystown is a borough in Adams County, in the Adams County metro area.
The community was named for Patrick McSherry, settler
The latitude of McSherrystown is 39.807N. The longitude is -77.011W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 584 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 2,749.
Sections below provide additional information and links about McSherrystown demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Adams 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 17344 ZIP code.
48% of McSherrystown residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the McSherrystown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in McSherrystown was $20,158, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of McSherrystown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in McSherrystown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $447. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $897.
Adams County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our McSherrystown political report.
The average commute time for McSherrystown workers is 20 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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