Mechanicsburg PA

This town's motto is "A Good Place to Live," and it must be true, because Cumberland Valley's Mechanicsburg has been attracting residents and visitors since 1807. Explore the Historic Downtown of Mechanicsburg while visiting the area.

  • This town was named after a settlement of mechanics that made and repaired wagons.
  • In 1837 the Cumberland Valley Railroad line was completed, bringing an influx of industry to the town.
  • Although there are several professional athletes originating from Mechanicsburg, perhaps the most recognizable resident is Poison front man Bret Michaels.

People looking to relocate and residents of Mechanicsburg can find helpful information on the Hampden TownshipMonroe TownshipNorth Middleton TownshipMechanicsburg Borough and Silver Spring Township websites.