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Welcome to Appleton ...

Appleton is located in York County<1>.

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

Appleton is 800 feet [244 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Appleton lies within the (717) area code.

Communities Also Named Appleton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 22 communities that are also named Appleton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Colorado, Georgia, Idaho, Illinois, Kansas (4), Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, Ohio, Ontario, South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Washington and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Appleton.

Communities near Appleton ...

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

  • Lancaster [Lancaster County]
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    • Lancaster [Lancaster County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Appleton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 59,265 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lancaster<5>
  • York [York County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for York
    • York [York County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Appleton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,932 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<5>
  • Elizabethtown [Lancaster County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabethtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabethtown
    • Elizabethtown [Lancaster County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the north of Appleton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,445 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethtown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethtown<5>
  • Columbia [Lancaster County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbia have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Columbia
    • Columbia [Lancaster County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Appleton
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,355 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Millersville [Lancaster County]
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      • Millersville [Lancaster County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the east of Appleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,359 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millersville<5>
    • Mount Joy [Lancaster County]
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      • Mount Joy [Lancaster County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Appleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,278 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Joy<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 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Appleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,685 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Freedom<5>
    • West York [York County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West York have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West York
      • West York [York County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Appleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,571 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West York<5>
    • East Petersburg [Lancaster County]
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      • East Petersburg [Lancaster County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Appleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,504 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Petersburg<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 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Appleton
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,855 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shrewsbury
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shrewsbury<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 Appleton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Appleton.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Appleton. 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 Appleton.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Appleton ...

Looking for more information about Appleton? 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 Appleton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Appleton.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About York County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Appleton. 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 Appleton - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Appleton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Appleton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9132, Longitude: -76.6314       In this case, the coordinates for Appleton 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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