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Carlisle is a borough in Cumberland County.
It is the county seat.
The community was named after the city in England.
The latitude of Carlisle is 40.201N. The longitude is -77.189W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 479 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 18,110.
The Carlisle Indian School, founded here in 1879, became a national model for institutions aimed at "civilizing" Native Americans by teaching them to adopt the white man's ways. Glen S. ?Pop? Warner was athletic director. Star athletes Joseph ?Chief? Bender and Jim Thorpe were students
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29% of Carlisle residents report German ancestry, and 12% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Carlisle ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Carlisle was $21,394, compared with $21,587 nationally.
32% of Carlisle residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Carlisle include Carlisle Historic District, Carlisle Indian School ... View historic districts
Median rent in Carlisle, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $427. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $939.
Libraries in Carlisle include Bosler Free Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Carlisle include Carlisle Sentinel
Cumberland County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Carlisle political report.
The average commute time for Carlisle workers is 17 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
A total of 3 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Carlisle between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
This is a rate of 1.7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.
Hotels in Carlisle include Best Western Carlisle, Comfort Suites Carlisle, Days Inn Carlisle, Econo Lodge, Holiday Inn-Carlisle, Hotel Carlisle, Howard Johnson Inn, Carlisle, Motel 6, Quality Inn, Ramada Limited ... More hotels.
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