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Welcome to Cornwall ...
The location of Cornwall has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Cornwall refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Cornwallite<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Cornwall has a population of 4,361 people<4> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Cornwall.
Cornwall is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<5>.
Time Zone: Cornwall lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Cornwall is within the boundaries of the (717) area code.
Websites for Cornwall ...
Official Website: www.cornwallpa.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cornwall had an population of 4,361 people. This is an increase of 6.06% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 25.1% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Cornwall had a population of 4,112 people. This makes Cornwall the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Cornwall represents 0.03% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 245th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 4,112 people, the population of Cornwall increased 17.96% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 3,486 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Cornwall.
Communities Also Named Cornwall ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 14 communities that are also named Cornwall - they are located in Alabama, California, Connecticut, Idaho (2), Kansas, Missouri, New York, North Carolina, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Vermont, Virginia and Washington.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Cornwall.
Communities near Cornwall ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Cornwall.
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 Cornwall. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cornwall.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cornwall. 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 Cornwall.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cornwall. See our Newspapers Page for Cornwall.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cornwall ...
Looking for more information about Cornwall? 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 Cornwall, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Cornwall.
Adding Cornwall to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Cornwall in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Cornwall was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Cornwall on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Cornwall on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Cornwall: www.cornwallpa.com/
The official website for Lebanon County: www.lebcounty.org/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 02 Aug 2022