Lancaster (/ ˈ l æ ŋ k ɪ s t ər / LANG-kə-stər) is a city in South Central Pennsylvania, that serves as the seat of Pennsylvania's Lancaster County and is one of the oldest inland towns in the United States. With a population at the 2010 census of 59,322, it ranks eighth in population among Pennsylvania's cities.
Lancaster also possesses two other museums showing Pennsylvania Dutch heritage with the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society Museum and the Heritage Center Museum. Children can have a hands-on experience with educational learning at the Hands-on House, also known as Children's Museum of Lancaster.
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Lancaster Township is a civil township of Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. It is in the central area of the county, and it immediately surrounds Lancaster City. As of the 2010 census, the township population was 16,149. Lancaster Township is one of the six immediate suburbs of the city of Lancaster, all sharing the same official designation as Lancaster, Pennsylvania, by the United States Postal Service.
Lancaster Township was established in 1729 as one of seventeen original townships in Lancaster County. It was the smallest of the townships, with its boundaries being defined by the Conestoga River, Manor Township, the Little Conestoga Creek, Hempfield Township, and Manheim Township. A two-mile square was later cut out of the northern part of Lancaster Township to create the county seat of Lancaster City. The creation of the county caused an influx of people to come to Lancaster City, and Lancas
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 6.0 square miles, all of it land. It is bounded by the Conestoga River to the south and east, and its tributary, Little Conestoga Creek, to the west. Most of the township lies to west and south of the city of Lancaster, but smaller exclaves of the township lie to the east and southeast of the city. Its neighboring municipalities are Manheim Township, the city of Lancaster, East Lampeter Township, Pequea Township, the
Lancaster Township is governed by a three-member Board of Supervisors, who serve staggered six-year terms. The current supervisors are Steven Elliott, Benjamin Bamford and Iber Guerrero Lopez. Their terms expire at the end of 2024, 2022, and 2026, respectively. In the municipal election on November 3, 2009, Tony Allen was defeated in his bid for a fourth term as supervisor by Democrat Benjamin Bamford in a very close race. Initial results gave Bamford an 11-vote margin of victory, or less than o
Lancaster Township, as well as Lancaster proper, are served by the School District of Lancaster. The school district has 13 elementary schools, four middle schools, and one high school. Of these, three elementary schools and one middle school are located in the township.
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Lancaster is an Amtrak railroad station and a former Pennsylvania Railroad station in Lancaster, Lancaster County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Located on the Keystone Corridor, the station is served by the Keystone Service between New York City and Harrisburg, and by the Pennsylvanian between New York and Pittsburgh. Lancaster is the second busiest Amtrak station in Pennsylvania, and the twenty-first busiest in the United States. It is one of the busiest Amtrak stations serving a metropoli
The Lancaster station is located on East McGovern Avenue, westbound Pennsylvania Route 272 and U.S. Route 222, between the northern ends of Queen and Duke Streets. It sees twenty-six arrivals by the Keystone Service on weekdays, thirteen from both Harrisburg and New York Penn Station, and seven from each on weekends. The Pennsylvanian arrives once daily from both New York City and Pittsburgh Union Station. The station is 49 miles east of Harrisburg, 55 miles west of 30th Street Station in Philad
One of the methods of long-distance transportation of bulk goods in the early-1800s were canals, while goods imported from Europe or manufactured on the East Coast were shipped overland by roads. With construction of the Erie Canal and the National Road, the citizens of Philadelphia became worried of the loss of trade to New York City and Baltimore, Maryland, and persuaded the state government to invest in a transportation network to travel west over the Allegheny Mountains. The Pennsylvania Gen
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Lancaster, Pennsylvania (City of Lancaster) është një qytet në qarkun Lancaster të shtetit federal Pennsylvania, SHBA. Në Lancaster, Pennsylvania jetojnë 59322 banorë (2010). Qyteti ka një sipërfaqe prej km 2 (7.4 sq mi) dhe lartësi mbidetare prej (368 ft).
Lancaster (germana din Pennsylvania, Lengeschder) este un oraș (care se găsește în partea central sudică a statului) și sediul comitatului Lancaster, respectiv unul din cele mai vechi orașe ne-costale ale Noii Anglia, alături de Springfield, Massachusetts, Petersburg, Virginia, Schenectady, New York și alte localități.
Columbia, formerly Wright's Ferry, is a borough (town) in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States.As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 10,400. It is 28 miles (45 km) southeast of Harrisburg, on the east (left) bank of the Susquehanna River, across from Wrightsville and York County and just south of U.S. Route 30.