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Welcome to Spring Grove ...

Spring Grove is located in York County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Spring Grove, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1911.

A typical abbreviation for Spring Grove: Spring Grv.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Spring Grove has a population of 2,183 people<3> (see below for details).

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

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

The area code for Spring Grove: (717)

Websites for Spring Grove ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Spring Grove had an population of 2,183 people. This is an increase of 0.74% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 6.49% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Spring Grove had a population of 2,167 people. This makes Spring Grove the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Spring Grove represents 0.02% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 407th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,167 people, the population of Spring Grove increased 5.71% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,050 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Spring Grove.

Communities Also Named Spring Grove ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Spring Grove: This one is located in York County and the other is located in Lancaster County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 24 communities that are also named Spring Grove - they are located in Florida, Georgia, Illinois (2), Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Ohio (3), Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Virginia (3) and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Spring Grove ...

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

  • York
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for York
    • York is located in York County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 43,907 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for York <5>
  • Hanover
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Middletown
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
  • Gettysburg
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Red Lion
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the east)
  • Manchester
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
  • West York
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the east)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West York have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West York
    • West York is located in York County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,602 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West York <5>
  • Littlestown
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the southwest)
  • Dallastown
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the east)
  • Shrewsbury
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Shrewsbury have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shrewsbury
    • Shrewsbury is located in York County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,847 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shrewsbury <5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Spring Grove ...

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

Adding Spring Grove to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Spring Grove 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 Spring Grove was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Spring Grove.

The official website for Spring Grove:

The official website for York County:

The official website for State of Pennsylvania:

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including York, 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 Spring Grove.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Spring Grove - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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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