Lancaster Lancaster County, South Carolina

Lancaster: City in central Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States

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Location of Lancaster on South Carolina map.


Lancaster is a city located in the county of Lancaster in the U.S. state of South Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 8,526 and a population density of 448 people per km². After 9 years in 2019 city had an estimated population of 9,119 inhabitants.

The city was created 291 years ago in 1729.


Lancaster is located at 34°43'14"N 80°46'15"W (34.7204300, -80.7709000).

Lancaster Pennsylvania downtown image
Lancaster Pennsylvania downtown


Lancaster forecast: A chance of showers and thunderstorms after 8am. Mostly sunny, with a high near 86. Chance of precipitation is 30%. more

Lancaster Pennsylvania downtown image

Lancaster map

Lancaster Quick Facts

Population : 9,119 (2019)
Country : United States of America
State : South Carolina (United States)
County : Lancaster County
Phone Area Codes : 717
Area : 19.05 km2
Altitude : 367 feet / 112 meters
Capital city : Lancaster is capital of Lancaster County
Establishment : January 01, 1730 (291 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 08:15:27 (25th June 2021)
Postal code : 29720
Density : 479 Pop. per km² as of 2019
Population growth : 6.5% (2010-2019)
Weather : 86℉ Chance Showers And Thunderstorms 7-days weather


The population of Lancaster increased by 6.5% in 9 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 8,526 - census
2011 8,760 2.67% estimation process
2012 8,900 1.57% estimation process
2013 9,097 2.17% estimation process
2014 9,074 -0.25% estimation process
2015 9,098 0.26% estimation process
2016 9,209 1.21% estimation process
2017 9,131 -0.85% estimation process
2018 9,137 0.07% estimation process
2019 9,119 -0.2% estimation process

Lancaster zip code is 29720. County name: Lancaster, County fips: 45057

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People born in Lancaster (200)

People born in Lancaster, including US musician and songwriter Vince DiCola, politician and manager Barbara Franklin, actress Gretchen Egolf, you can see a list of people who born in Lancaster.


College & universities near Lancaster

Code Name City ZIP
218672 University of South Carolina-Lancaster Lancaster (SC) 29720-0889

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lancaster

Code Name Address Type
CAM Camden 1060 West Dekalb Street RAIL
CLT Charlotte 1914 North Tryon St. RAIL
GAS Gastonia 350 Hancock Street RAIL
CLB Columbia 850 Pulaski Street RAIL
KAN Kannapolis 201 South Main St. RAIL

Other places with the same name (14)

Other cities in Lancaster County

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

City Name Population Title
Union 7,640 County seat of Union County, South Carolina
Kershaw 2,321 Town in South Carolina
Van Wyck 1,080 Human settlement in South Carolina, United States of America
Heath Springs 1,019 Human settlement in Lancaster County, South Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Lancaster distances to largest South Carolina cities

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