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Welcome to Red Lion ...
Red Lion is located in York County<1>.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Red Lion has a population of 6,333 people<2> (see below for details).
Red Lion is 930 feet [283 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Red Lion lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Red Lion: (717)
The ZIP code for Red Lion: 17356<4>
We don't have a date for the establishment of Red Lion.
Websites for Red Lion ...
Official Website: www.redlionpa.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Red Lion had an population of 6,333 people. This is a decrease of 0.63% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.99% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Red Lion had a population of 6,373 people. This makes Red Lion the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Red Lion represents 0.05% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 139th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 6,373 people, the population of Red Lion increased 3.64% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,149 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Red Lion.
Communities Also Named Red Lion ...
While we believe that this Red Lion is located in York County, we know of another 2 Pennsylvania communities named Red Lion. Those communities are located in the following counties: Berks and Chester County.
Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 8 communities that are also named Red Lion - they are located in Colorado, Delaware, Montana, New Jersey (2) and Ohio.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Red Lion.
Communities near Red Lion ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Red Lion.
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 Red Lion. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Red Lion.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Red Lion. 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 Red Lion.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Red Lion. See our Newspapers Page for Red Lion.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Red Lion ...
Looking for more information about Red Lion? 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 Red Lion, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Red Lion.
Adding Red Lion to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Red Lion 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 Red Lion was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Red Lion on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1924).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Red Lion.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Red Lion: www.redlionpa.org/
The official website for York County: www.york-county.org/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Jun 2023