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Welcome to Churchtown ...

Churchtown is located in Lancaster County<1>.

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

Churchtown is 560 feet [171 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Churchtown lies within the (717) area code.

Communities Also Named Churchtown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Churchtown: This one is located in Lancaster County and the other is located in Cumberland County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 4 communities that are also named Churchtown - they are located in New Jersey, New York and Ohio.

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

Communities near Churchtown ...

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

  • Reading [Berks County]
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    • Reading [Berks County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Churchtown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 88,375 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reading
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reading<5>
  • Lancaster [Lancaster County]
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    • Lancaster [Lancaster County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Churchtown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 59,265 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lancaster<5>
  • Pottstown [Montgomery County]
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    • Pottstown [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Churchtown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 22,600 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pottstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottstown<5>
  • Ephrata [Lancaster County]
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    • Ephrata [Lancaster County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the west of Churchtown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,862 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ephrata
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ephrata<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Coatesville [Chester County]
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      • Coatesville [Chester County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Churchtown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,069 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coatesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coatesville<5>
    • Wyomissing [Berks County]
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      • Wyomissing [Berks County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Churchtown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,635 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wyomissing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wyomissing
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wyomissing<5>
    • Lititz [Lancaster County]
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      • Lititz [Lancaster County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the west of Churchtown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,465 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lititz
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lititz<5>
    • Downingtown [Chester County]
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      • Downingtown [Chester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Churchtown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,897 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Downingtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Downingtown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downingtown<5>
    • New Holland [Lancaster County]
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      • New Holland [Lancaster County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the west of Churchtown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,464 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Holland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Holland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Holland<5>
    • Shillington [Berks County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shillington
      • Shillington [Berks County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the north of Churchtown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,319 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shillington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shillington<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 Churchtown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Churchtown.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Churchtown ...

Looking for more information about Churchtown? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Churchtown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Churchtown.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Pennsylvania

About Lancaster County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lancaster County: www.co.lancaster.pa.us/

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 Lancaster, 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 Churchtown - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Churchtown) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Churchtown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1332, Longitude: -75.9647       In this case, the coordinates for Churchtown 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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