Now that you have decided to visit, you are probably wondering, "Where is Gettysburg and how do I get there?"
Well, its exact position coordinates in the state of Pennsylvania, in the eastern region of the United States of America, are 39° 49' N latitude and 77° 13' W longitude. If you want to know where it is in relation to major roads, see the "Where is Gettysburg?" area map for Gettysburg tourism information.
Gettysburg is the Adams County seat and was named after founder James Gettys in the 1780s, but the town was not incorporated until 1806.
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When planning a Gettysburg vacation, there are several things to consider:
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