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Welcome to Marietta ...

Marietta is located in Lancaster County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Marietta has a population of 2,603 people<2> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Marietta.

Marietta is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Marietta is within the boundaries of the (717) area code.

The ZIP code for Marietta: 17547<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Marietta had an population of 2,603 people. This is an increase of 0.58% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.2% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Marietta had a population of 2,588 people. This makes Marietta the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Marietta represents 0.02% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 359th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,588 people, the population of Marietta decreased 3.76% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 2,689 people).

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

Communities Also Named Marietta ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 23 communities that are also named Marietta - they are located in Alabama, Florida (2), Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (3), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nevada, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma (2), South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas and Washington.

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

Communities near Marietta ...

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

  • Lancaster [Lancaster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lancaster
    • Lancaster [Lancaster County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the east of Marietta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 58,990 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lancaster<6>
  • York [York County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for York
    • York [York County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Marietta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,907 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<6>
  • Elizabethtown [Lancaster County]
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    • Elizabethtown [Lancaster County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Marietta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,494 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabethtown have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethtown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethtown<6>
  • Lititz [Lancaster County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lititz
    • Lititz [Lancaster County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Marietta
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,022 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lititz<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Middletown [Dauphin County]
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      • Middletown [Dauphin County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Marietta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,623 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Middletown<6>
    • Millersville [Lancaster County]
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      • Millersville [Lancaster County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Marietta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,289 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Millersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Millersville<6>
    • Mount Joy [Lancaster County]
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      • Mount Joy [Lancaster County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Marietta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,264 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Joy
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Joy<6>
    • Palmyra [Lebanon County]
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      • Palmyra [Lebanon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Marietta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,528 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Palmyra have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Palmyra
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Palmyra<6>
    • Red Lion [York County]
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      • Red Lion [York County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Marietta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,309 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Lion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Lion<6>
    • Steelton [Dauphin County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Steelton
      • Steelton [Dauphin County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Marietta
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,957 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Steelton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Steelton<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 Marietta. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Marietta.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Marietta. Our list includes 17 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Marietta.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Marietta ...

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

Adding Marietta to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Marietta. 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Marietta.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Marietta - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Marietta). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Marietta or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Marietta) 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 Marietta. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MariettaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Marietta. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0581, Longitude: -76.5490    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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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