Ephrata Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Ephrata: City of the state Washington, United States

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Location of Ephrata on Pennsylvania map.

About

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 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 13,801 inhabitants.

The city was created 135 years ago in 1885.

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

Geography

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

Ephrata map

Ephrata Quick Facts

Population : 13,801 (2020)
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 : 09:25:18 (22nd October 2021)
Population growth : 31.89% (2010-2020)

Demographics

The population of Ephrata increased by 31.89% in 10 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
2020 13,801 24.26% 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.

  • Gavin Seim (American Libertarian activist) he was born in 17/01/1985

Schools in Ephrata

College & universities near Ephrata, PA

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

Stations (24)

Amtrak & bus stations near Ephrata, PA

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

Post offices near Ephrata

Post Office Name City ZIP
Ephrata Post Office Ephrata (PA) 17522

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Lancaster County

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

City Name Population Title
Hempfield 40,558 Unincorporated community in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Lancaster 17,106 City in central Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
West Lampeter 15,983 Township of Pennsylvania
Elizabethtown 11,494 Borough in northwestern Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Columbia 10,295 Borough in western Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
Lititz 10,022 Borough in northern Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Conewago 8,536 Unincorporated community in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Millersville 8,289 City in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
Mount Joy 8,071 Borough in northwestern Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Willow Street 7,578 Census designated place
Clay 6,939 Census-designated place in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
East Earl 6,899 Township in northeastern Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Leacock 5,783 Township in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania
Union 5,661 Township in southeastern Union County, Pennsylvania
New Holland 5,547 Borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States
Pequea 5,448 Unincorporated community in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Ephrata distances to largest Pennsylvania cities