Place:York, York, Pennsylvania, United States


NameYork
Alt namesLittle Yorksource: alternate name (see Notes)
TypeCity
Coordinates39.95°N 76.717°W
Located inYork, Pennsylvania, United States
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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York (Pennsylvania German: Yarrick), known as the White Rose City (after the symbol of the House of York), is the county seat of York County, Pennsylvania, United States, located in the south-central region of the state. The population within York's city limits was 43,718 at the 2010 census, a 7.0% increase from the 2000 count of 40,862. When combined with the adjacent boroughs of West York and North York and surrounding Spring Garden, West Manchester, and Springettsbury townships, the population of Greater York was 108,386. York is the 11th largest city in Pennsylvania.

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"Little York" was a name often used in the early years for the City of York in York County. Supposedly this was to differentiate between York PA and New York City.AMB

Christ Lutheran Church in York was the first Lutheran church in York County, established in 1733.JAMZ:pg 4

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