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Where is Lancaster County, Pennsylvania?

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Lancaster County is a county equivalent area found in Pennsylvania, USA. The county government of Lancaster is found in the county seat of Lancaster.

With a total 2,548.04 sq. km of land and water area, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania is the 792nd largest county equivalent area in the United States. Home to 533,320 people, Lancaster County has a total 205023 households earning 56483 on average per year.

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania offers the following attractions to visitors: Woodward Hill Cemetary (James Buchanan), Dutch Wonderland

Lancaster County, Pennsylvania - Quick Facts

FIPS Code 42071
Area Codes 717,610
Time Zone EST
Major Cities Lancaster (population: 166,933), Lititz (population: 43,231), Ephrata (population: 32,944), Elizabethtown (population: 29,994), Manheim (population: 21,557), Columbia (population: 18,089), Mount Joy (population: 18,084), Denver (population: 15,609), New Holland (population: 14,007), Quarryville (population: 12,189)
Land Area 205,916 sq miles
Water Area 944 sq miles
Household Income $56,483
Housing Units 205,023
Median Home Value $188,200
High School Grads 84% of population
Holders of Bachelors Degrees 24% of population
Retail Spending $13,101 per capita
Food & Accomodation Sales $763,937 per capita
Universities and Colleges Elizabethtown College, Empire Beauty School-Lancaster, Franklin and Marshall College, Lancaster School of Cosmetology, Millersville University of Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design

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This page was last updated on June 30, 2016.