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Welcome to Ailston ...

Ailston is located in York County<1>.

The location of Ailston has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Ailston is 390 feet [119 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Ailston lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Ailston is located in the (717) area code.

Communities near Ailston ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Ailston.

  • Aberdeen [Harford County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Aberdeen have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Aberdeen
    • Aberdeen [Harford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Ailston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,019 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Aberdeen
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Aberdeen<5>
  • Havre de Grace [Harford County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Havre de Grace have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Havre de Grace
    • Havre de Grace [Harford County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Ailston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 14,018 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Havre de Grace
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Havre de Grace<5>
  • Bel Air [Harford County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bel Air
    • Bel Air [Harford County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Ailston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,119 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bel Air
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bel Air<5>
  • Millersville [Lancaster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millersville
    • Millersville [Lancaster County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Ailston
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,359 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millersville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millersville<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Red Lion [York County]
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      • Red Lion [York County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Ailston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,330 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Lion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Lion<5>
    • Oxford [Chester County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Oxford
      • Oxford [Chester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the east of Ailston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,581 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Oxford
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<5>
    • New Freedom [York County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Freedom have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Freedom
      • New Freedom [York County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Ailston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,685 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Freedom
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Freedom<5>
    • Perryville [Cecil County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perryville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perryville
      • Perryville [Cecil County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the southeast of Ailston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,419 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perryville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perryville<5>
    • Shrewsbury [York County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shrewsbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shrewsbury
      • Shrewsbury [York County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Ailston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,855 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shrewsbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shrewsbury<5>
    • Strasburg [Lancaster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Strasburg
      • Strasburg [Lancaster County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Ailston
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,030 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strasburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Strasburg<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Ailston. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Ailston.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Ailston. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Ailston.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Ailston. See our Newspapers Page for Ailston.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Ailston ...

Looking for more information about Ailston? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Ailston, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Ailston.

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About York County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Ailston. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for York County: www.york-county.org/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including York, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Ailston - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Ailston) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Ailston. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.7443, Longitude: -76.3155       In this case, the coordinates for Ailston have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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