York County , Pennsylvania

York County: County in Maine, United States

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


York County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 434,972 and a population density of 342 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 450,448 inhabitants. Its county seat is Alfred. The county was created 385 years ago in 1635.

York County Courthouse  Alfred  ME image
York County Courthouse Alfred ME
York County Courthouse  Alfred  ME image


York County is located at 39°55'12"N 76°43'35"W (39.9199600, -76.7265100). It has 5 neighbors: Carroll County, Cumberland County, Oxford County, Rockingham County and Strafford County.

York County map

The largest city of York County is York with a population of 28,768. Other cities include, Bellevue population 7,980, Red Lion population 6,321, Forest Hills population 6,256 and Bridgeville population 4,870. See all York County cities & populated places.

York County Quick Facts

Population : 450,448 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
Different from : York County, York County, York County, York County
Area : 1270 km2
Water as percent of area : 22%
Land as percent of area : 78%
Named for : York
Altitude : 591 feet / 180 meters
Capital : Alfred
Establishment : January 01, 1636
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 18:11:24 (27th October 2021)
Density : 355 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.44% (2010-2020)

York County has 5 neighbours.

  • Old Orchard Beach
  • Acton
  • Hollis
  • Kennebunk
  • Kittery
  • Sanford
  • Dayton
  • Limington
  • Shapleigh
  • North Berwick
  • Waterboro
  • Ogunquit
  • South Berwick
  • Kennebunkport
  • Biddeford
  • Arundel
  • Saco
  • Lebanon
  • York
  • Wells
  • Eliot
  • Cornish
  • Buxton
  • Lyman
  • Newfield
  • Limerick
  • Alfred
  • Parsonsfield
  • Berwick


The population of York County increased by 3.44% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 434,972 - census
2011 436,701 0.4% estimation process
2012 437,466 0.17% estimation process
2013 438,932 0.33% estimation process
2014 440,475 0.35% estimation process
2015 441,741 0.29% estimation process
2016 443,693 0.44% estimation process
2017 445,484 0.4% estimation process
2018 447,847 0.53% estimation process
2019 449,058 0.27% estimation process
2020 450,448 0.31% estimation process

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People born in York County (8)

People born in York County, including novelist, short story writer and poet Sarah Orne Jewett, politician Frank Swett Black, politician Hugh McCulloch, you can see a list of people who born in York County.

  • Mark H. Dunnell (Union Army officer, politician (1823-1904)) he was born in 02/07/1823
  • John Goodwin Lyman (Canadian artist (1886-1967)) he was born in 29/09/1886
  • Dorothy Walker Bush (American politician) she was born in 01/07/1901
  • Charles Wesley Tuttle he was born in 01/11/1829
  • Levi Ham (American physician and politician) he was born in 16/11/1805

Other places with the same name (5)

York County Populated Places (more)

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

City Name Population Title
York 28,768 County seat of York County, Pennsylvania, United States
Hanover 15,783 Town in Pennsylvania, United States
Weigelstown 12,875 Census designated place
Lehman 10,237 Township in Pike County, Pennsylvania
West Manheim 9,063 Township in York County, Pennsylvania
East York 8,777 Census designated place
Bellevue 7,980 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States
Red Lion 6,321 Borough of Pennsylvania
Forest Hills 6,256 Borough in Pennsylvania
Spry 4,891 Census designated place
Bridgeville 4,870 Borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
New Freedom 4,810 Borough of Pennsylvania
Blooming Grove 4,687 Township in Pike County, Pennsylvania
West York 4,602 Borough in York County, Pennsylvania, United States
Dallastown 3,869 Borough of Pennsylvania
Shrewsbury 3,847 Borough of Pennsylvania

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