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Mercersburg is a borough in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is southwest of Harrisburg, the state capital. Originally called "Black Town", it was incorporated in 1831. In 1900, 956 people lived here, and in 1910, 1,410 people lived here. The population was 1,561 at the 2010 census.HistoryMercersburg was platted in 1780. The borough was named after Hugh Mercer, a general in the American Revolutionary War. A post office has been in operation at Mercersburg since 1812.The Mercersburg Historic District, Lane House, and Mercersburg Academy are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.GeographyMercersburg is located in southwestern Franklin County at . According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 2.3km2, all of it land.Mercersburg is located at the eastern foot of Cove Mountain on the west side of the Great Appalachian Valley. The borough is north of the Mason–Dixon line, which serves as the state border with Maryland. Whitetail Ski Resort and golf course are located 7mi south of the town.
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