Lancaster, South Carolina

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


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 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 9,156 inhabitants.

The city was created 293 years ago in 1729.

Lancaster locator map
Location of Lancaster on South Carolina map.

Quick Facts about Lancaster

Population : 9,156 (2020)
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 (293 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 06:07:45 (23rd September 2023)
Postal code : 29720
Density : 481 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 6.88% (2010-2020)
Weather : 74℉ Slight Chance Rain Showers 7-days weather
Lancaster Pennsylvania downtown image
Lancaster Pennsylvania downtown
Lancaster Pennsylvania downtown image


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

Lancaster map


Lancaster forecast: A slight chance of rain showers after 8am. Partly sunny, with a high near 74. more


The population of Lancaster increased by 6.88% in 10 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
2020 9,156 0.4% 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, .


  • Beth Behrs (American actress and writer known for her starring role as Caroline Channing in the CBS television series 2 Broke Girls) she was born in 26/12/1985
  • Jennifer Gareis (American actress) she was born in 01/08/1972
  • Benjamin Smith Barton (American physician, professor, and botanist (1766-1815)) he was born in 10/02/1766
  • Richard Winters (United States Army Officer) he was born in 21/01/1918
  • Charles Carl Roberts (Milk truck driver and murderer) he was born in 07/12/1973
  • John Wise (American pioneer in the field of ballooning) he was born in 24/02/1808
  • John D. Anderson (curator of Aerodynamics at the National Air and Space Museum at the Smithsonian Institution) he was born in 01/10/1937
  • Simon Snyder (Governor of Pennsylvania (1759-1819)) he was born in 05/11/1759
  • Charles Demuth (American painter (1883-1935)) he was born in 08/11/1883
  • Billy Bletcher (actor) he was born in 24/09/1894
  • Rya Kihlstedt (American actress) she was born in 23/07/1970
  • Carla Kihlstedt (American violinist, singer and composer) she was born in 23/11/1971
  • Andrew J. Feustel (American astronaut) he was born in 25/08/1965
  • Andrew Wenger (American association football (soccer) player) he was born in 25/12/1990
  • Robert Smith (United States Secretary of the Navy (1757-1842)) he was born in 03/11/1757
  • Taylor Kinney (American actor and model) he was born in 15/07/1981
  • Jonathan Groff (American actor and singer) he was born in 26/03/1985
  • John F. Reynolds (career officer of the United States Army) he was born in 20/09/1820

Schools in Lancaster

College & universities near Lancaster, SC

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

Stations (9)

Amtrak & bus stations near Lancaster, SC

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

Post offices near Lancaster

Post Office Name City ZIP
Lancaster Post Office Lancaster (SC) 29720

Other places with the same name (15)

  • Lancaster , California The most populous city in Los Angeles County, California. It is located in the Antelope Valley in southern California. Lancaster is known for its many aerospace companies, its many parks and green spaces, and its many attractions, such as the Antelope Valley College Planetarium and the Lancaster Museum of Art & History. with a population of 155,822 people.
  • Lancaster , Ohio The county seat of Fairfield County, Ohio. It is located in the central part of the state. Lancaster is known for its many parks and green spaces, its many historical sites, and its many attractions, such as the Lancaster Historical Society and the Lancaster Museum of Art. with a population of 40,932 people.
  • Lancaster , Texas city in Dallas County, Texas, United States with a population of 39,265 people.
  • Lancaster , Pennsylvania city in central Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States with a population of 17,106 people.
  • Lancaster , New York town in Erie County, New York with a population of 10,064 people.
  • Lancaster , Massachusetts town in Worcester County, Massachusetts, United States with a population of 7,857 people.
  • Lancaster , Kentucky city in and seat of Garrard County, Kentucky, United States with a population of 3,840 people.
  • Lancaster , Wisconsin city in Grant County, Wisconsin, United States with a population of 3,700 people.
  • Lancaster , New Hampshire town in New Hampshire, United States with a population of 3,234 people.
  • Lancaster , Indiana township in Wells County, Indiana with a population of 1,494 people.
  • Lancaster , Illinois city in Illinois, United States of America with a population of 1,411 people.
  • Lancaster , Missouri city in Schuyler County, Missouri, United States with a population of 744 people.
  • Lancaster , Minnesota city in Kittson County, Minnesota with a population of 327 people.
  • Lancaster , Kansas city in Kansas, U.S. with a population of 282 people.

Other cities in Lancaster County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Lancaster County , SC.

City Name Population Title
Union 7,535 County seat of Union County, South Carolina
Kershaw 2,404 Town in South Carolina
Lancaster Mill 1,978 Census-designated place in Lancaster County, South Carolina
Van Wyck 1,120 Human settlement in South Carolina, United States of America
Heath Springs 1,054 Human settlement in Lancaster County, South Carolina, United States of America

Distance to Other Cities

Lancaster distances to largest South Carolina cities