Place:Colerain, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

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NameColerain
Alt namesColerainsource: WeRelate abbreviation
TypeTownship
Located inLancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Colerain Township is a township in southeastern Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 3,261 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Solanco School District.

Colerain Township was organized as a township in 1738. It was settled mainly by the Irish and was named after Coleraine, a seaport town in County Londonderry, Ireland. Records show that Presbyterian Scots and Scotch-Irish also moved into Colerain Township very early into its settlement.

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