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Welcome to Colonial Woods ...

Colonial Woods is located in York County<1>.

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

Colonial Woods is 590 feet [180 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The telephone area code for Colonial Woods: (717)

Communities Also Named Colonial Woods ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Colonial Woods - they are located in Delaware, Florida and North Carolina.

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

Communities near Colonial Woods ...

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

  • Harrisburg [Dauphin County]
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    • Harrisburg [Dauphin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the northwest of Colonial Woods
    • Estimated population in 2019: 49,271 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<5>
  • York [York County]
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    • York [York County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the south of Colonial Woods
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,932 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<5>
  • Carlisle [Cumberland County]
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    • Carlisle [Cumberland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the west of Colonial Woods
    • Estimated population in 2019: 19,198 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carlisle<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 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Colonial Woods
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,445 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethtown<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Middletown [Dauphin County]
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      • Middletown [Dauphin County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the east of Colonial Woods
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,594 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<5>
    • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mechanicsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mechanicsburg
      • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Colonial Woods
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,990 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mechanicsburg<5>
    • Mount Joy [Lancaster County]
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      • Mount Joy [Lancaster County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Colonial Woods
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,278 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Joy<5>
    • Camp Hill [Cumberland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Camp Hill have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camp Hill
      • Camp Hill [Cumberland County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Colonial Woods
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,905 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camp Hill<5>
    • Palmyra [Lebanon County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmyra have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Palmyra
      • Palmyra [Lebanon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Colonial Woods
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,587 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palmyra<5>
    • New Cumberland [Cumberland County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for New Cumberland
      • New Cumberland [Cumberland County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northwest of Colonial Woods
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,288 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Cumberland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Cumberland<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 Colonial Woods. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Colonial Woods.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Colonial Woods ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Pennsylvania

About York County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Colonial Woods. 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 Colonial Woods - 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- Colonial Woods) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Colonial Woods. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1845, Longitude: -76.8280       In this case, the coordinates for Colonial Woods 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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