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Adams County, Pennsylvania


Where Industry and Agriculture Meet

Page Contents for Littlestown, Pennsylvania

Statistics & Facts


History & History-related items

City Attractions


Chamber of Commerce.

Community events.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.




Statistics & Facts

The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.
The population of Littlestown is approximately 3,500 (2000), 4434 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,265 (1990), 1799 (2010).
The amount of land area in Littlestown is 4.059 sq. kilometers.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Littlestown to Washington DC is 58 miles.
The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 38 miles. (as the crow flies)
Littlestown is positioned 39.74 degrees north of the equator and 77.08 degrees west of the prime meridian.


in southern Pennsylvania, 10 miles south of Gettysburg and the Maryland border. It is about 38 miles from Harrisburg, Pennsylvania's capitol, about 42 miles from Baltimore, MD, about 58 miles from Washington, D.C.

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seasonal. Here is a current weather page for Littlestown.
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History & History Related Items

Littlestown is the oldest town in Adams County. It was laid out in 1765. It was known as Kleina Stedtle, Littles Town, Petersburg, and finally as "Littlestown." The founder is Peter Kline. Kline is German for Little in English. Peter Klein had been granted a patent in 1760 for 311 acres which he systematically arranged into the original 48 lots.

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The incorporation of Littlestown

February 23, 1864 (borough)


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Information On Just About Everything In Littlestown, History, Discussion Boards Community And Civic Links at

Littlestown Online has information and many links about Littlestown Borough and surrounding areas.
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Littlestown City Government

Littlestown Borough
46 East King Street
Littlestown, PA 17340
Phone: 717-359-5101
Fax: 717-359-8441

Littlestown Chamber

Chamber of Commerce
95 Keystone Street
P.O. Box 384
Littlestown, PA 17340
Phone: (717) 359-7006

Littlestown Community Events

A Calendar of Events for Littlestown.

Littlestown Organizations

Chamber of Commerce
95 Keystone Street
P.O. Box 384
Littlestown, PA 17340
Phone: (717) 359-7006

Littlestown Libraries

Littlestown Library
Phone: 717-359-0446

Littlestown Schools

Littlestown Area School District
162 Newark Street
Littlestown, PA 17340
Phone: (717) 359-4146
Serving the Union and Germany townships, the borough of Littlestown and ortions of Mt. Joy and Mt. Pleasant Townships and Bonneauville borough.

Littlestown Senior High School
200 East Myrtle Street
Littlestown, PA 17340
Phone: (717) 359-4146 Littlestown


Citizens of this community are known as Littonians

The population of Littlestown was:
1990 - 2,974
2000 - 3,500

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