- Cumberland Valley
The Great Appalachian Valley includes the 7) Cumberland Valley depicted east of the Appalachian escarpment between the 6) Lebanon and 8) Shenandoah Valleys.
Location Cumberland County, Pennsylvania
Franklin County, Pennsylvania
Washington County, Maryland
Floor elevation 600 ft (183 m) Long-axis direction northeast-southwest Long-axis length 73 miles (117 km) Width 12 miles (19 km) Geographic boundaries Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians(west/north)
South Mountain (east/south)
Susquehanna River (east)
Potomac River (south)
Coordinates Coordinates: Population Centers Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, Carlisle, Mechanicsburg, Shippensburg, Chambersburg, Greencastle Hagerstown, Maryland
The valley is bound to the west and north by Ridge-and-Valley Appalachians (Bear Pond Mountains/Blue Mountain), to the east and south by South Mountain, to the northeast by the Susquehanna River at Harrisburg and to the south by the Potomac River. The portion of the valley residing in Maryland is sometimes referred to as the Hagerstown Valley.
The Cumberland Valley Railroad, Cumberland Valley School District, and the Cumberland Valley AVA are named for the region. The cities of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and Hagerstown, Maryland are located in the Cumberland Valley.
- ^ Cumberland Valley Railroad, March 2002 – Harrisburg Pennsylvania to Winchester Virginia Retrieved 2011-01-28.
- Stewart, Harriet Wylie (1918). "History of the Cumberland Valley, Pennsylvania". http://openlibrary.org/b/OL22195385M/History_of_the_Cumberland_Valley_Pennsylvania.
State of Maryland Annapolis (capital) Topics Regions Cities Towns CDPs
Arbutus | Arnold | Aspen Hill | Bethesda | Camp Springs | Carney | Catonsville | Chillum | Clinton | Cockeysville-Hunt Valley | Colesville | Columbia | Crofton | Dundalk | Edgewood | Eldersburg | Elkridge | Ellicott City | Essex | Fairland | Ferndale | Fort Washington | Germantown | Glen Burnie | Greater Landover | Greater Upper Marlboro | Green Haven | Hillcrest Heights | Langley Park | Lanham-Seabrook | Lansdowne-Baltimore Highlands | Lochearn | Lutherville-Timonium | Middle River | Milford Mill | Montgomery Village | Odenton | Olney | Owings Mills | Oxon Hill-Glassmanor | Parkville | Perry Hall | Pikesville | Potomac | Randallstown | Redland | Reisterstown | Rosedale | St. Charles | Severn | Severna Park | Silver Spring | South Gate | Suitland-Silver Hill | Towson | Waldorf | Wheaton-Glenmont | White Oak | Woodlawn
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