Lancaster County Spatial Facts

Category
Value
Area of County with Susquehanna River
984 square miles, 629,760 acres
Area of County without Susquehanna River
951 square miles, 608,640 acres
Highest Point
1,183 feet above sea level
West Cocalico Township, north of Deer Road
Lowest Point
115 feet above sea level
Fulton Township at Susquehanna River’s edge
Geographic Center of County
800 feet northwest of Route 340 and Route 30 intersection
Latitude: 40° 02’ 31.77” N
Longitude: 76° 14’ 51.35” W
Population
529,600 (July 2013 estimate)
Number of Municipalities
60
Cities 1 (City of Lancaster)
Boroughs 18
Townships 41
School Districts
17
Latitude / Longitude of Courthouse
40° 02’ 21.24” N
76° 18’ 13.76” W
Latitude / Longitude of 150 North Queen Street
40° 02’ 25.41” N
76° 18’ 24.11” W
Major Roads
Interstate 76 / PA Turnpike (east / west)
Route 30 (east / west)
Route 222 (north / south)
Route 283 (north / south)
Adjacent Counties
Chester to the east
Berks to the northeast
Lebanon to the north
Dauphin to the northwest
York to the west
Cecil, MD to the south