Lancaster County , Pennsylvania

Lancaster County: County in Pennsylvania, United States

Lancaster County locator map
Location of Lancaster County on Pennsylvania map.

About

Lancaster County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 519,445 and a population density of 204 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 county had an estimated population of 545,724 inhabitants. Its county seat is Lancaster. The county was created 292 years ago in 1729.

Geography

Lancaster County is located at 40°2'33"N 76°14'52"W (40.0424400, -76.2477000). It has 6 neighbors: Cecil County, Harford County, Berks County, Chester County, Dauphin County and Lebanon County.

Lancaster County Courthouse - IMG 7712 image
Lancaster County Courthouse - IMG 7712

The largest city of Lancaster County is Hempfield with a population of 40,463. Other cities include, Lancaster population 17,156, Elizabethtown population 11,445, Ephrata population 10,453 and Columbia population 10,355. See all Lancaster County cities & populated places.

Lancaster County map

Lancaster County Quick Facts

Population : 545,724 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
Different from : Lancaster County, Lancaster County, Lancaster County
Area : 2548 km2
Water as percent of area : 4.1%
Land as percent of area : 95.9%
Named for : Lancaster
Altitude : 446 feet / 136 meters
Capital : Lancaster
Establishment : May 05, 1729
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 01:37:51 (13th June 2021)
Density : 214 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 4.82% (2010-2019)

Lancaster County has 6 neighbours.

  • Lancaster

Demographics

The population of Lancaster County increased by 4.82% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 519,445 - census
2011 523,957 0.86% estimation process
2012 526,878 0.55% estimation process
2013 530,012 0.59% estimation process
2014 533,289 0.61% estimation process
2015 535,811 0.47% estimation process
2016 538,160 0.44% estimation process
2017 541,332 0.59% estimation process
2018 543,969 0.48% estimation process
2019 545,724 0.32% estimation process

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People born in Lancaster County (38)

People born in Lancaster County, including Governor of Tennessee Archibald Roane, politician and representative of the fourth congressional district of Maryland in the United States House of Representatives William Smith, Canadian historian James M. Stayer, you can see a list of people who born in Lancaster County.

Other places with the same name (3)

Lancaster County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Lancaster County.

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
Ephrata 10,453 City of the state Washington, United States
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

Pennsylvania Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Pennsylvania 12,801,989 State in the northeastern United States
Philadelphia County 1,584,064 County in Pennsylvania, United States
Philadelphia 1,584,064 Largest city in Pennsylvania, United States
Allegheny County 1,216,045 County in the southwestern part of the U.
Montgomery County 830,915 County in Pennsylvania, United States
Bucks County 628,270 County in Pennsylvania, United States
Delaware County 566,747 County in Pennsylvania, United States
Chester County 524,989 County in Pennsylvania, United States
York County 449,058 County in Maine, United States
Berks County 421,164 County in Pennsylvania, United States
Croydon 385,346 London borough in South London
Lehigh County 369,318 County in Pennsylvania, United States of America
Westmoreland County 348,899 County in Pennsylvania, United States
Luzerne County 317,417 County in Pennsylvania, United States
Northampton County 305,285 County in Pennsylvania, United States
Pittsburgh 300,286 County seat in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States
Lancaster County Courthouse - IMG 7712 image

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