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Welcome to Lancaster ...
The city of Lancaster is located in Dallas County.
The location of Lancaster has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>
From the Census Estimates for 2018, Lancaster has a population of 39,477 people<2> (see below for details).
Lancaster is 550 feet [168 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Lancaster lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Lancaster: (214), (469)<4> & (972).
The ZIP codes for Lancaster: 75134, 75146<5>
Population Details ...
At the time of the 2010 Census, Lancaster had a population of 36,361 people. This makes Lancaster the county's 13th most populous community.
The population of Lancaster represents 0.14% of the total population of Texas (which has 25,145,561 people), making it the state's 80th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 36,361 people, the population of Lancaster increased 40.42% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 25,894 people).
Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Lancaster had an population of 39,477 people. This is an increase of 8.57% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 52.46% since the 2000 Census).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Lancaster.
Communities Also Named Lancaster ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have 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, Tennessee, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lancaster.
Websites for Lancaster ...
Official Website: www.ci.lancaster.tx.us/
Chamber of Commerce: www.lancastertx.org/
Our Genealogy Helper Page ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper 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.
Communities near Lancaster ...
A sample of nearby communities can be found below.
Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the North (N) of Lancaster
Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the Northwest (NW) of Lancaster
Lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of Lancaster
Lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the West (W) of Lancaster
Lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the Northwest (NW) of Lancaster
Lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the South (S) of Lancaster
Located in Ellis County
Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the Southwest (SW) of Lancaster
Located in Ellis County
Lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the Northeast (NE) of Lancaster
Lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the North (N) of Lancaster
Lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the East (E) of Lancaster
To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Lancaster.
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The official website for Lancaster: www.ci.lancaster.tx.us/
The official website for Dallas County: www.dallascounty.org/
The official website for State of Texas: https://texas.gov/
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This page was last modified: 23 Feb 2020