Lancaster (Pennsylvania)

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Coordinates 40°2′23″N 76°18′16″W
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Lancaster
Founded 1729
Incorporated (borough) 1742
Incorporated (city) 1818
Founded by James Hamilton
Named for Lancaster, Lancashire, England
Seat Lancaster County
Elevation 368 ft (112 m)
Demonym(s) Lancastrians
Time zone UTC−5 (EST)
ZIP Codes 17573, 17601−17608, 17611, 17622, 17699
Area codes 717 and 223
FIPS code 42-41216
Government (Type) Strong mayor − council
Government (Mayor) Danene Sorace (D)
Government (City Council) Member List Ismail Smith Wade-El - President Jaime ArroyoAmanda BakayFaith CraigJanet DiazXavier Garcia-MolinaPete Soto
Government (City) 7.35 sq mi (19.03 km2)
Government (Land) 7.23 sq mi (18.72 km2)
Government (Water) 0.12 sq mi (0.31 km2)
Government (Metro) 802 sq mi (2,080 km2)
Area (City) 7.35 sq mi (19.03 km2)
Area (Land) 7.23 sq mi (18.72 km2)
Area (Water) 0.12 sq mi (0.31 km2)
Area (Metro) 802 sq mi (2,080 km2)
Population (2010) (City) 59,322
Population (2010) (Estimate (2019)) 59,265
Population (2010) (Rank) 10th in Pennsylvania
Population (2010) (Density) 8,200.50/sq mi (3,166.09/km2)
Population (2010) (Urban) 402,004
Population (2010) (Metro) 507,766

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Lancaster, (/ˈlæŋkɪstər/LANG-ki-stər; Pennsylvania Dutch: Lengeschder) also known as the Red Rose City (after the symbol of the House of Lancaster) is a city in South Central Pennsylvania, that serves as the seat of Pennsylvania's Lancaster County and is one of the oldest inland towns in the United States. With a population at the 2020 census of 58,039, it ranks 11th in population among Pennsylvania's municipalities. The Lancaster metropolitan area population is 507,766, making it the 104th-largest metropolitan area in the U.S. and second-largest in the South Central Pennsylvania area.