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 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 546,192 inhabitants. Its county seat is Lancaster. The county was created 292 years ago in 1729.

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

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 map

The largest city of Lancaster County is Hempfield with a population of 40,558. Other cities include, Lancaster population 17,106, Ephrata population 13,801, Elizabethtown population 11,494 and Columbia population 10,295. See all Lancaster County cities & populated places.

Lancaster County Quick Facts

Population : 546,192 (2020)
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 : 17:34:43 (24th September 2021)
Density : 214 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.9% (2010-2020)

Lancaster County has 6 neighbours.

  • Lancaster

Demographics

The population of Lancaster County increased by 4.9% in 10 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
2020 546,192 0.09% 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.

  • Schuyler Enck (athletics competitor) he was born in 25/01/1900
  • Alexander Mebane (American politician) he was born in 26/11/1744
  • David Ramsay (American physician and historian) he was born in 02/04/1749
  • Alfred Stengel (American surgeon) he was born in 01/01/1868
  • Amos Slaymaker (politician) he was born in 11/03/1755
  • Anne F. Beiler (American businesswoman) she was born in 16/01/1949
  • Bob Sprout (American baseball player) he was born in 05/12/1941
  • Charles McClung (American surveyor) he was born in 13/05/1761
  • Hi Ebright (American baseball player) he was born in 12/06/1859
  • James Ewing (American politician) he was born in 03/08/1736
  • James M. Wallace (American politician) he was born in 01/01/1750
  • James Smith (frontiersman, farmer and soldier in British North America) he was born in 01/01/1737
  • John Andrew Rea (American journalist) he was born in 18/06/1848
  • John B. McClelland (Executed as captive during American Revolutionary War) he was born in 01/01/1734
  • John Connolly (John Connolly, A narrative of the transactions, imprisonment, and sufferings, of John Connolly, an American loyalist and lieutenant-colonel in His Majesty's service) he was born in 01/01/1741
  • John McNairy (American judge) he was born in 30/03/1762
  • John Merriman Reynolds (American politician) he was born in 05/03/1848
  • John W. Kittera (American politician) he was born in 01/11/1752

Other places with the same name (4)

Lancaster County Populated Places (more)

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

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
Ephrata 13,801 City of the state Washington, United States
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

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