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The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.

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The population of Lancaster is approximately 55,551 (1990), 59322 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 22,468 (1990), 21793 (2010).

The amount of land area in Lancaster is 19.102 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0.015 sq kilometers.
The distance from Lancaster to Washington DC is 87 miles. The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 34 miles. (as the crow flies)
Lancaster is positioned 40.04 degrees north of the equator and 76.30 degrees west of the prime meridian.

The Lancaster median home price is $117,165 (1997).

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Lancaster location: in southeastern Pennsylvania about 70 miles west of Philadelphia.

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Climate & Weather

The climate for Lancaster is seasonal. Here is a page for weather information for the area.
The average low temperature is (winter) 30's degrees F.
The average high temperature is (summer) 80's degrees F.
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Lancaster attractions:

Information about Lancaster County and Lancaster on "Pennsylvania Dutch Country."

Hands-on House
Children's Museum
2380 Kissel Hill Road
Lancaster, PA 17601
Phone: (717) 569-KIDS

Buck Motor Sports Park
10 Miles South Of Lancaster On Route 272
PO Box 8289
Lancaster, PA 17604
Toll-free: (800) 344-7855
Office: (717) 859-4244
Track (day of event only): (717) 284-2139
POWERSPORTS - for today's supercharged family! In our 25th year -- presenting the best motorsports entertainment at affordable family prices. Power, excitement and thrills to appeal to all motorsports fans!

Lancaster Downtown
44 North Queen Street
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603
phone: 717-399-7977
Fax: 717-399-8355

Fulton Opera House
12 N. Prince St.
Lancaster, PA
Phone: 717-394-7133

Lancaster Museum of Art
135 N. Lime St.
Lancaster, PA
Phone: 717-394-3497

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