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Elizabethtown is a borough in Lancaster County, in the Lancaster metro area.
The community was named after the wife of Capt. Barnabas Hughes, tavern owner
The latitude of Elizabethtown is 40.152N. The longitude is -76.603W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 446 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 11,898.
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39% of Elizabethtown residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Elizabethtown ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Elizabethtown was $18,384, compared with $21,587 nationally.
27% of Elizabethtown residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Elizabethtown, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $482. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,045.
Libraries in Elizabethtown include Elizabethtown Public Library ... View libraries
Lancaster County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Elizabethtown political report.
The average commute time for Elizabethtown workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Hotels in Elizabethtown include Holiday Inn Express Elizabethtown.
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