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Gettysburg is a city in Potter County.

It is the county seat.

The community was named for the Civil War battle site.

The latitude of Gettysburg is 45.011N. The longitude is -99.955W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,064 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,257.


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Median household income
Local
$30,469
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Gettysburg demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Potter County Fair - Aug. 11-14, 2007
Dates often change. Check Gettysburg web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: West Whitlock Recreation Area
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was on par with the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Gettysburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Potter 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 57442 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

46% of Gettysburg residents report German ancestry, and 10% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Gettysburg ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Gettysburg was $16,516, compared with $21,587 nationally.

Education

20% of Gettysburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Gettysburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $230.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $645.


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Libraries in Gettysburg include Potter County Free Library ... View libraries

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Potter County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Gettysburg political report.

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The average commute time for Gettysburg workers is 13 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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