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Welcome to York ...
When the people of York refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Yorker<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, York has a population of 43,955 people<3> (see below for details).
York was established in 1741.
The community of York is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: York lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The area code for York: (717)
Websites for York ...
Official Website: www.yorkcity.org/
Junior League: www.jlyork.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, York had an population of 43,955 people. This is an increase of 0.54% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 7.57% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, York had a population of 43,718 people (or 10.05% of the total population of York County). This makes York the county's most populous community.
The population of York represents 0.34% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 11th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 43,718 people, the population of York increased 6.99% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 40,862 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for York.
Adding York to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of York 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 was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found York on a map titled Map of the Lincoln Highway (1915-1916).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for York on our Genealogy Page.
Communities Also Named York ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 42 communities that are also named York - they are located in Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California, Florida, Georgia (2), Idaho, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maine, Michigan (2), Minnesota (2), Missouri, Montana (2), Nebraska, New York (2), North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio (4), Ontario (3), Prince Edward Island, Quebec, South Carolina, Utah, Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for York.
Communities near York ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near York.
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. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for York.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of York. 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.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around York. Our list includes 73 papers. See our Newspapers Page for York.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for York ...
Looking for more information about York? 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, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for York.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for York: www.yorkcity.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: 27 Jul 2021