Lancaster, Virginia

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Lancaster, Virginia
Central Lancaster, with the courthouse and offices visible
Central Lancaster, with the courthouse and offices visible
Lancaster is located in Virginia
Lancaster
Lancaster
Location in Virginia
Lancaster is located in the United States
Lancaster
Lancaster
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 37°46′11″N 76°27′59″W / 37.76972°N 76.46639°W / 37.76972; -76.46639Coordinates: 37°46′11″N 76°27′59″W / 37.76972°N 76.46639°W / 37.76972; -76.46639
CountryUnited States
StateVirginia
CountyLancaster
Area
 • Total2.20 sq mi (5.71 km2)
 • Land2.20 sq mi (5.69 km2)
 • Water0.008 sq mi (0.02 km2)
Time zoneUTC−5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC−4 (EDT)
ZIP Code
22503
FIPS code51-43704
GNIS feature ID1498502[2]

Lancaster is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Lancaster County, Virginia, United States.[2] It is the county seat, and is also known as Lancaster Courthouse or by an alternative spelling, Lancaster Court House. The community was first drawn as a CDP prior to the 2020 census.

Lancaster lies along Virginia State Route 3, 23 miles (37 km) southeast of Warsaw and 7 miles (11 km) northwest of Kilmarnock, the largest community in Lancaster County.

Belle Isle and the Lancaster Court House Historic District are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2020 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Virginia". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved February 12, 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Lancaster". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  3. ^ "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. March 13, 2009.