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Welcome to Palmyra ...
The location of Palmyra has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Palmyra has a population of 7,549 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Palmyra.
Palmyra is 460 feet [140 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Palmyra lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Palmyra is within the boundaries of the (717) area code.
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Palmyra had an population of 7,549 people. This is an increase of 3.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.38% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Palmyra had a population of 7,320 people (which is 5.48% of the total population of Lebanon County). This makes Palmyra the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Palmyra represents 0.06% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 115th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 7,320 people, the population of Palmyra increased 3.16% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,096 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Palmyra.
Communities Also Named Palmyra ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Palmyra - they are located in Alabama (2), Arkansas, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio (2), Ontario, Tennessee, Utah, Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Palmyra.
Communities near Palmyra ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Palmyra.
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 Palmyra. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Palmyra.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Palmyra. 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 Palmyra.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Palmyra. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Palmyra.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Palmyra ...
Looking for more information about Palmyra? 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 Palmyra, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Palmyra.
Adding Palmyra to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Palmyra 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 Palmyra was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Palmyra on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Palmyra on our Genealogy Page.
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Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Palmyra. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Lebanon County: www.lebcounty.org/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 02 Aug 2022