Place:Strasburg, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

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NameStrasburg
TypeBorough
Coordinates39.982°N 76.183°W
Located inLancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
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Strasburg is a borough in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania, United States. It developed as a linear village along the Great Conestoga Road, stretching about two miles along path later known as the Strasburg Road. The population was 2,800 at the 2000 census. The town was named by its early settlers in memory of the city in Alsace from which they had come. The town is often called "Train Town USA" because of the many railroad attractions in and around town, including the Strasburg Rail Road and the Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania. Much of the movie Witness was filmed on a farm nearby. Much of the borough was listed as a historic district by the National Register of Historic Places in 1983.

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