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Welcome to Lancaster ...
Lancaster is located in Smith County<1>.
The location of Lancaster has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Lancaster is 530 feet [162 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Lancaster lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Note: If you travel east from Lancaster, you will leave Central Time and cross into the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT).
Lancaster is within the boundaries of the (615) area code.
Communities Also Named Lancaster ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 38 communities that are also named Lancaster - they are located in Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Florida (2), Georgia (2), Illinois (3), Indiana (3), Iowa, Kansas (2), Kentucky, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, Missouri (2), New Brunswick, New Hampshire, New York, Newfoundland and Labrador, North Carolina, Ohio, Ontario, Oregon (2), Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lancaster.
Communities near Lancaster ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Lancaster.
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 Lancaster. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Lancaster.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Lancaster. 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 Lancaster.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Lancaster. See our Newspapers Page for Lancaster.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lancaster ...
Looking for more information about Lancaster? 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 Lancaster, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Lancaster.
Adding Lancaster to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Lancaster 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 Lancaster was in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).
We also found Lancaster on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Tennessee (1888).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Lancaster.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Lancaster. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
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This page was last modified/updated: 04 Jun 2023