Mechanicsburg Homes

The Borough of Mechanicsburg in Cumberland County, Pennsylvania, is located 8 miles west of Harrisburg.  In addition to the borough, there are five boardering munucipalities or townships that (in whole or in part) are known as Mechanicsburg.  This area is also part of the Harrisburg–Carlisle metropolitan statistical area. 

Mechanicsburg Borough is located in eastern Cumberland County at 40°12′44″N 77°00′22″W. It is in a rich agricultural region known as the Cumberland Valley, a broad zone between South Mountain and the Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians.

Mechanicsburg Borough is bordered by Silver Spring Township to the northwest, Monroe Township to the southwest, Upper Allen Township to the south, Lower Allen Township to the east, and Hampden Township to the northeast. Pennsylvania Route 641 (Trindle Road) is the main east-west street through the borough, leading east 4 miles to Camp Hill and west 10 miles to Carlisle, the county seat.  Pennsylvania Route 114 leads north out of town on York Street and south on Market Street. The Pennsylvania Turnpike (Interstate 76), passes just south of Mechanicsburg, with access to the southeast of town via Exit 236 (at U.S. Route 15).

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 2.41 square miles, of which 1.1 acres, or 0.07%, is water.