York, York County, Pennsylvania

York: County seat of York County, Pennsylvania, United States


York is a city located in the county of York in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 27,793 and a population density of 2,009 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 28,768 inhabitants.

The city was created 282 years ago in 1740.

Quick Facts about York

Population : 28,768 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : York County
Postal code : 17401
Phone Area Codes : 610
Area : 13.84 km2
Altitude : 732 feet / 223 meters
Capital city : York is capital of York County
Establishment : January 01, 1741 (282 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 05:45:34 (1st June 2023)
Density : 2,079 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 3.39% (2010-2020)
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Location of York on Pennsylvania map.
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York is located at 39°57'45"N 76°43'40"W (39.9626000, -76.7277400). It has 3 neighbors: Grantley, North York and West York.

York map

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York has 3 neighbours.

  • Grantley census designated place
  • North York borough in York County, Pennsylvania, United States
  • West York borough in York County, Pennsylvania, United States


The population of York increased by 3.39% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 27,793 - census
2011 28,059 0.95% estimation process
2012 28,128 0.25% estimation process
2013 28,142 0.05% estimation process
2014 28,269 0.45% estimation process
2015 28,358 0.31% estimation process
2016 28,402 0.15% estimation process
2017 28,490 0.31% estimation process
2018 28,701 0.74% estimation process
2019 28,766 0.23% estimation process
2020 28,768 0.01% estimation process

York zip code is 17401. County name: York, County fips: 42133

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People born in York (149)

People born in York, including Bell Labs researcher; one of the fathers of the modern first digital computer George Stibitz, actress Frances Lee McCain, Confederate General, former United States Army officer Johnson K. Duncan, .


  • Jeff Koons (American artist) he was born in 21/01/1955
  • J. Michael Bishop (American immunologist and microbiologist) he was born in 22/02/1936
  • Lorna Raver (American actress) she was born in 09/10/1943
  • Craig Sheffer (American film and television actor) he was born in 23/04/1960
  • Jacob Loucks Devers (United States Army general) he was born in 08/09/1887
  • George M. Leader (Governor of Pennsylvania (1918-2013)) he was born in 17/01/1918
  • Chad Gracey (drummer) he was born in 23/07/1971
  • John Gilmore (Internet activist, software programmer and contributor to the GNU project) he was born in 01/01/1955
  • Brooke Richards (American model, actor and playboy playmate) she was born in 17/10/1976
  • Charles H. Leavy (American politician (1884-1952)) he was born in 16/02/1884
  • John Kuhn (American football player) he was born in 09/09/1982
  • Ernest Thomas Gilliard (American ornithologist and museum curator) he was born in 23/11/1912
  • Martie Maguire (American musician) she was born in 12/10/1969
  • James A. Long (American Theosophist) he was born in 27/08/1898
  • Tina Kotek (American politician) she was born in 30/09/1966
  • John Baer (American actor (1923-2006)) he was born in 06/06/1923
  • John Rowan (American politician (1773-1843)) he was born in 12/07/1773
  • Laurence Silberman (American judge) he was born in 12/10/1935

Schools in York

College & universities near York, PA

Code Name City ZIP
214829 Pennsylvania State University-Penn State York York (PA) 17403-3326

Stations (23)

Amtrak & bus stations near York, PA

Code Name Address Type
ELT Elizabethtown station South Wilson Avenue at West High Street RAIL
MJY Mount Joy East Henry St. and North Market St. RAIL
MID Middletown Union Street and Mill Street RAIL
HAR Harrisburg Transportation Center 4th and Chestnut Streets RAIL
LNC Lancaster station 53 McGovern Avenue RAIL

Post offices near York

Post Office Name City ZIP
Downtown York Post Office York (PA) 17401

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  • York , South Carolina city in South Carolina with a population of 8,637 people.
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  • York , New York town in Livingston County, New York, United States with a population of 3,192 people.
  • York , Alabama city in Alabama, United States of America with a population of 2,218 people.
  • York , Wisconsin town in Clark County, Wisconsin, USA with a population of 932 people.
  • York , Indiana city in Indiana, United States of America with a population of 746 people.
  • York , Ohio city in United States of America with a population of 475 people.
  • York , Minnesota township in Fillmore County, Minnesota with a population of 386 people.
  • York , Missouri unincorporated community in Atchison County, Missouri with a population of 204 people.
  • York , North Dakota city in North Dakota, USA with a population of 26 people.

Other cities in York County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in York County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
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
Grantley 3,628 Census designated place

Distance to Other Cities

York distances to largest Pennsylvania cities