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Welcome to Slackwater ...

Slackwater is located in Lancaster County<1>.

Slackwater is 230 feet [70 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

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

Communities Also Named Slackwater ...

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

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

Communities near Slackwater ...

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

  • Lancaster [Lancaster County]
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    • Lancaster [Lancaster County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<3> to the northeast of Slackwater
    • Estimated population in 2019: 59,265 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lancaster
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lancaster<4>
  • York [York County]
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    • York [York County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the west of Slackwater
    • Estimated population in 2019: 43,932 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on York
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York<4>
  • Ephrata [Lancaster County]
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    • Ephrata [Lancaster County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Slackwater
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,862 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ephrata<4>
  • Elizabethtown [Lancaster County]
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    • Elizabethtown [Lancaster County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the northwest of Slackwater
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,445 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>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Columbia [Lancaster County]
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      • Columbia [Lancaster County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<3> to the northwest of Slackwater
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,355 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Columbia
      • 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 north of Slackwater
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,465 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lititz<4>
    • Mount Joy [Lancaster County]
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      • Mount Joy [Lancaster County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<3> to the northwest of Slackwater
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,278 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Joy<4>
    • Red Lion [York County]
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      • Red Lion [York County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Slackwater
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,330 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Red Lion
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Red Lion<4>
    • New Holland [Lancaster County]
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      • New Holland [Lancaster County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<3> to the northeast of Slackwater
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,464 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Holland have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Holland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Holland<4>
    • Manheim [Lancaster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Manheim
      • Manheim [Lancaster County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the north of Slackwater
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,849 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Manheim
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Manheim<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 Slackwater. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Slackwater.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Slackwater ...

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

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About Lancaster County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Slackwater. 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 Slackwater - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>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- Slackwater) 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 Slackwater. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Slackwater

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Slackwater. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9816, Longitude: -76.3551    
<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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