FamilyHart's Lancaster County, Pennsylvania


(Family History and Genealogy)


Lancaster County was formed as the 4th county in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania on May 10, 1729 from Chester County. It was named for Lacastershire (Red Rose) in England. York (1749), Cumberland (1750), Berks (1752), Northumberland (1772), Dauphin (1785), and Lebanon (1813) counties were in whole or part formed from Lancaster County. The county seat is Lancaster City.

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