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Welcome to Elizabethtown ...

Elizabethtown is located in Lancaster County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Elizabethtown has a population of 11,445 people<3> (see below for details).

Elizabethtown is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Elizabethtown lies within the (717) area code.

Websites for Elizabethtown ...

Official Website: www.etownonline.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Elizabethtown had an population of 11,445 people. This is a decrease of 0.87% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.72% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Elizabethtown had a population of 11,545 people. This makes Elizabethtown the county's 3rd most populous community.

The population of Elizabethtown represents 0.09% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 55th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 11,545 people, the population of Elizabethtown decreased 2.88% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 11,887 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Elizabethtown.

Communities Also Named Elizabethtown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 19 communities that are also named Elizabethtown - they are located in California (2), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas (2), Kentucky, New Mexico, New York (2), North Carolina, Ohio (5), Ontario, South Dakota and Texas.

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

Communities near Elizabethtown ...

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

  • Lancaster [Lancaster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lancaster
    • Lancaster [Lancaster County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Elizabethtown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 59,265 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lancaster<6>
  • Harrisburg [Dauphin County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Harrisburg
    • Harrisburg [Dauphin County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northwest of Elizabethtown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 49,271 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Harrisburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Harrisburg<6>
  • York [York County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for York
    • York [York County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Elizabethtown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,932 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<6>
  • Lebanon [Lebanon County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lebanon have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lebanon
    • Lebanon [Lebanon County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Elizabethtown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 25,879 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lebanon
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lebanon<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Elizabethtown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,355 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<6>
    • Middletown [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Middletown
      • Middletown [Dauphin County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Elizabethtown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,594 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Middletown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<6>
    • Lititz [Lancaster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lititz
      • Lititz [Lancaster County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the east of Elizabethtown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,465 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lititz
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lititz<6>
    • Millersville [Lancaster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Millersville
      • Millersville [Lancaster County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Elizabethtown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,359 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millersville<6>
    • 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 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the west of Elizabethtown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,905 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camp Hill
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camp Hill<6>
    • 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Elizabethtown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,587 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmyra
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palmyra<6>

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 Elizabethtown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Elizabethtown.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Elizabethtown. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Elizabethtown.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Elizabethtown ...

Looking for more information about Elizabethtown? 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 Elizabethtown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Elizabethtown.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About Lancaster County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Elizabethtown: www.etownonline.com/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Elizabethtown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Elizabethtown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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- Elizabethtown) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Elizabethtown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Elizabethtown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Elizabethtown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1529, Longitude: -76.5994       In this case, the coordinates for Elizabethtown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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