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Welcome to Mountville ...

Mountville is located in Lancaster County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Mountville has a population of 2,847 people<3> (see below for details).

Mountville is 440 feet [134 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

The area code for Mountville: (717)

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Mountville had an population of 2,847 people. This is an increase of 1.61% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.49% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Mountville had a population of 2,802 people. This makes Mountville the county's 13th most populous community.

The population of Mountville represents 0.02% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 336th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,802 people, the population of Mountville increased 14.65% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,444 people).

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

Communities Also Named Mountville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 8 communities that are also named Mountville - they are located in Georgia, Maryland, Minnesota, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ohio, South Carolina and Virginia.

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

Communities near Mountville ...

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

  • Lancaster
  • York
  • Ephrata
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ephrata
    • Ephrata lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Mountville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,801 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ephrata
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ephrata<6>
  • Elizabethtown
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Elizabethtown
    • Elizabethtown lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Mountville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,494 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elizabethtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elizabethtown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elizabethtown<6>
  • Lititz
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lititz
    • Lititz lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Mountville.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,022 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lititz
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lititz<6>
  • Middletown
  • Millersville
  • Mount Joy
  • Red Lion
  • New Holland

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Mountville ...

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

Adding Mountville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Mountville 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 we've found for Mountville was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Mountville.

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

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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 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 Mountville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Mountville - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Mountville) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Mountville. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from MountvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Mountville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0393, Longitude: -76.4289       In this case, the coordinates for Mountville 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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