A Gazetteer for the United States and Canada
Welcome to Elizabethtown ...
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 11,348 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Elizabethtown.
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
The telephone area code for Elizabethtown: (717)
Websites for Elizabethtown ...
Official Website: www.etownonline.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Elizabethtown had an population of 11,348 people. This is a decrease of 1.71% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.53% 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.
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.
Adding Elizabethtown to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Elizabethtown 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 Elizabethtown was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Elizabethtown on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Elizabethtown on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
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/
Please keep in mind that we can not guarantee the accuracy or timeliness of the information on this website, so use with care. We encourage you to double-check the information that is critical to you.
If you've found an error or have additional information that you would like to share, please don't hesitate to write. Click here to contact us.
This page was last modified: 28 Dec 2021