Lancaster, Pennsylvania is located in the Pennsylvania Dutch Amish region and is one of the oldest inland towns in the U.S. According to the 2010 census it is the 8th largest city in Pennsylvania with around 60,000 residents.
Lancaster was home to James Buchanan, 15th President of the United States.
Lancaster has more public outdoor cameras per capita than most large cities.
Lancaster served as Capital of the United States for one day during the American Revolution.
Lancaster prison is styled after Lancaster Castle in England.
Robert Fulton, inventor of the steamboat was a Lancaster native.
The first Woolworth’s was in Lancaster.
On average, the city receives 203 days of sun a year.
Lancaster is the home of Peeps ( that marshmallow candy).
The first Conestoga Wagon was built in Lancaster.
About Lancaster Airport
The Lancaster Airport, built by the citizens of Lancaster County in 1935, is the fourth busiest airport in the State. It is home to 24 businesses that employ over 230 people on-site. The Manheim Township airport contributes more than $50 million dollars per year to local economy.
Southern Airways flies multiple routes out of Lancaster.
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