The Borough of Myerstown is located in the heart of Pennsylvania’s Lebanon Valley, in the center of eastern Lebanon County. It lies just 7 miles east of the City of Lebanon, which serves as the seat of Lebanon County.
The Borough is strategically located between three major metropolitan areas, with the City of Reading located 20 miles to the east, the City of Lancaster located 25 miles to the south, and the State Capital of Harrisburg located 30 miles to the west.
Myerstown is centrally located within the Philadelphia-Harrisburg Metroplex, and has direct access to three of the world’s most powerful global cities, with Philadelphia located 78 miles to the south-east, Washington located 109 miles to the south, and New York located 125 miles to the east.
U.S. route 422, which connects Hershey with King of Prussia, cuts through the northern portion of the Myerstown, transporting over 16,000 cars through the borough each day. State route 501 passes north and south through the heart of the borough, transporting over 8,000 cars through the borough each day, and directly connects Myerstown to the City of Lancaster.
Three major interstate routes pass within 15 miles of the borough. Interstate 78, just 6 miles to the north, provides a direct route to New York City. Interstate 81 is accessed via I78 and runs the length of the Appalachian Mountains providing the fastest route to Virginia, upstate New York and Canada. Interstate 76 (the Pennsylvania Turnpike) traverses the entire state from west to east, providing direct access to Pittsburgh and Philadelphia.
Direct overseas travel can be easily accessed through Philadelphia International (PHL), Newark Liberty International (EWR), and Baltimore-Washington Thurgood Marshall International (BWI) Airports, all within a two-hour drive of Myerstown. Scheduled passenger and air freight service is available through Harrisburg International Airport, which is less than an hour drive from Myerstown. Corporate aircraft is served at Deck Airport, just outside the borough.
The nation’s busiest double track lines from Norfolk Southern Railway bisect the Borough providing shipping service anywhere in the world using its extensive intermodal network. Likewise, more than 30 motor freight lines and LTL trucking services meet the demands of manufacturers in Myerstown