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Welcome to Cross Roads ...
Cross Roads is located in York County<1>.
The location of Cross Roads has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
A typical abbreviation for Cross Roads: Cross Rds.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Cross Roads has a population of 508 people<3> (see below for details).
Cross Roads is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Cross Roads lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Cross Roads is located in the (717) area code.
We don't have a date for the establishment of Cross Roads.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Cross Roads had an population of 508 people. This is a decrease of 0.78% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.93% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Cross Roads had a population of 512 people. This makes Cross Roads the county's 30th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 512 people, the population of Cross Roads decreased 1.16% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 518 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Cross Roads.
Communities Also Named Cross Roads ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 57 communities that are also named Cross Roads - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas (10), California, Georgia (2), Illinois, Indiana (2), Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi (3), Missouri (5), New Brunswick (2), New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Oklahoma, Prince Edward Island, South Carolina (2), Tennessee (7), Texas (9) and Virginia (4).
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Cross Roads.
Communities near Cross Roads ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Cross Roads.
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 Cross Roads. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cross Roads.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Cross Roads. 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 Cross Roads.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Cross Roads. See our Newspapers Page for Cross Roads.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cross Roads ...
Looking for more information about Cross Roads? 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 Cross Roads, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Cross Roads.
Adding Cross Roads to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Cross Roads in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention that we've found for Cross Roads was the Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Cross Roads in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Cross Roads.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cross Roads. 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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 23 Mar 2023