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Welcome to Florin ...

Florin is located in Lancaster County<1>.

Florin is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

The telephone area code for Florin: (717)

Communities Also Named Florin ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Florin - it's located in California.

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

Communities near Florin ...

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

  • Lancaster [Lancaster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lancaster
    • Lancaster [Lancaster County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Florin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,990 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lancaster<4>
  • York [York County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for York
    • York [York County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Florin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,907 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<4>
  • Lebanon [Lebanon County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lebanon
    • Lebanon [Lebanon County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the north of Florin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,725 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lebanon<4>
  • Ephrata [Lancaster County]
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    • Ephrata [Lancaster County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Florin
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,801 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ephrata<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Elizabethtown [Lancaster County]
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      • Elizabethtown [Lancaster County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Florin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,494 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabethtown have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethtown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethtown<4>
    • Columbia [Lancaster County]
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      • Columbia [Lancaster County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<3> to the south of Florin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,295 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Columbia have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Columbia<4>
    • Lititz [Lancaster County]
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      • Lititz [Lancaster County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the east of Florin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,022 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lititz<4>
    • Middletown [Dauphin County]
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      • Middletown [Dauphin County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northwest of Florin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,623 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<4>
    • Millersville [Lancaster County]
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      • Millersville [Lancaster County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the southeast of Florin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,289 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millersville<4>
    • Palmyra [Lebanon County]
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      • Palmyra [Lebanon County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the north of Florin
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,528 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmyra have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmyra
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palmyra<4>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Florin ...

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

Adding Florin to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Florin 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 Florin was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Florin on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Florin on our Genealogy Page.

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About Lancaster County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Florin. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Florin - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Florin) 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 Florin. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from FlorinOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Florin. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1089, Longitude: -76.5266    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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