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Welcome to York Springs ...

York Springs is located in Adams County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, York Springs has a population of 774 people<3> (see below for details).

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

York Springs is 640 feet [195 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

York Springs lies within the (717) area code.

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, York Springs had an population of 774 people. This is a decrease of 7.08% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 34.84% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, York Springs had a population of 833 people. This makes York Springs the county's 11th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 833 people, the population of York Springs increased 45.12% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 574 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for York Springs.

Communities near York Springs ...

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

  • Carlisle [Cumberland County]
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    • Carlisle [Cumberland County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of York Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 19,213 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carlisle<6>
  • Hanover [York County]
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    • Hanover [York County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of York Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 15,783 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hanover
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hanover<6>
  • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County]
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    • Mechanicsburg [Cumberland County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of York Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,017 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mechanicsburg<6>
  • Camp Hill [Cumberland County]
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    • Camp Hill [Cumberland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of York Springs
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,919 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Camp Hill<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Gettysburg [Adams County]
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      • Gettysburg [Adams County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of York Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,708 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Gettysburg<6>
    • New Cumberland [Cumberland County]
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      • New Cumberland [Cumberland County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of York Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,300 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Cumberland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Cumberland<6>
    • West York [York County]
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      • West York [York County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of York Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,602 people
      • 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West York<6>
    • Littlestown [Adams County]
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      • Littlestown [Adams County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of York Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,498 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Littlestown<6>
    • McSherrystown [Adams County]
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      • McSherrystown [Adams County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of York Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 3,080 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for McSherrystown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on McSherrystown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for McSherrystown<6>
    • Dillsburg [York County]
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      • Dillsburg [York County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of York Springs
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 2,579 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dillsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dillsburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dillsburg<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for York Springs ...

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

Adding York Springs to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of York Springs 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 York Springs was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found York Springs on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1924).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for York Springs on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Pennsylvania

About Adams County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 Adams, 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 have 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 York Springs.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around York Springs - 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 obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- York Springs) 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 York Springs. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from York SpringsOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in York Springs. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0081, Longitude: -77.1175       In this case, the coordinates for York Springs 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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