Ephrata Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Ephrata: City of the state Washington, United States

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Ephrata is a city located in the county of Lancaster in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 9,400. After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 10,453 inhabitants.

The city was created 135 years ago in 1885.


Ephrata is located at 40°10'47"N 76°10'44"W (40.1798200, -76.1788400).

Ephrata  WA - Grant County Courthouse image
Ephrata WA - Grant County Courthouse

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Ephrata Quick Facts

Population : 10,453 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Lancaster County
Postal code : 98823
Phone Area Codes : 509
Altitude : 4,186 feet / 1276, 389 meters
Capital city : Ephrata is capital of Grant County
Establishment : January 01, 1886 (135 years ago)
Time Zone : Pacific Time Zone
Local time : 10:52:18 (12th June 2021)
Population growth : 10.07% (2010-2019)


The population of Ephrata increased by 10.07% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 9,400 - census
2011 9,784 3.92% estimation process
2012 10,006 2.22% estimation process
2013 10,114 1.07% estimation process
2014 10,172 0.57% estimation process
2015 10,205 0.32% estimation process
2016 10,267 0.6% estimation process
2017 10,350 0.8% estimation process
2018 10,394 0.42% estimation process
2019 10,453 0.56% estimation process

Ephrata zip code is 17522. County name: Lancaster, County fips: 42071

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People born in Ephrata (4)

People born in Ephrata, including writer Bruce Holbert, football player Ken Dow, architect Robert Hull, you can see a list of people who born in Ephrata.


College & universities near Ephrata

Code Name City ZIP
442356 Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences Lancaster (PA) 17601

Stations (24)

Amtrak & bus stations near Ephrata

Code Name Address Type
LNC Lancaster station 53 McGovern Avenue RAIL
MJY Mount Joy East Henry St. and North Market St. RAIL
PAR Parkesburg W. First and S. Culvert Streets RAIL
COT Coatesville Third Ave. and Fleetwood St. RAIL
ELT Elizabethtown station South Wilson Avenue at West High Street RAIL

Other places with the same name (1)

Other cities in Lancaster County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lancaster County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Hempfield 40,463 Unincorporated community in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Lancaster 17,156 City in central Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
West Lampeter 15,950 Township of Pennsylvania
Elizabethtown 11,445 Borough in northwestern Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Columbia 10,355 Borough in western Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
Lititz 9,465 Borough in northern Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Conewago 8,497 Unincorporated community in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Millersville 8,359 City in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
Clay 6,924 Census-designated place in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
East Earl 6,891 Township in northeastern Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Leacock 5,764 Township in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Union 5,678 Township in southeastern Union County, Pennsylvania
New Holland 5,464 Borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
Pequea 5,339 Unincorporated community in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Bethel 5,297 Census-designated place in Berks County, Pennsylvania
Peach Bottom 5,066 City in Pennsylvania, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Ephrata distances to largest Pennsylvania cities

Ephrata  WA - Grant County Courthouse image

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