Lititz, PA is a borough located in Lancaster County, south of the Lancaster city limits. It was first founded in 1756 by members of the Moravian Church, and remained exclusive to Moravians for over a century, until this system was abolished in the mid-19th century. After this, the borough continued to grow.
Today, Lititz has a population of around 9,210, according to the most recently-available US census data. It has a number of historic sites, such as the gravesite of John G. Sutter, The John Beck’s Boys Academy, and the Lititz Moravian Historic District.
It’s a major destination for tourism, because of its long heritage and history, scenic city streets, and unique culture. In fact, Lititz, PA was named the winner of the“America’s Coolest Small Towns” by Budget Travel, beating out 15 other finalists for the title.
Given its proximity to Lancaster, many who reside in Lititz work in the city, and commute. For those who work in Lititz, the primary industries are construction, manufacturing, retail, warehousing, and professional, scientific, and technical services. In addition, around 18% of the population works in the health care and social assistance industry. Unemployment in the city is lower than the national average at 4.4%.
Transport in Lititz is primarily by car, though the Lancaster Red Rose Transit Authority does offer some shuttle and bus routes in the area. Lititz is also located only a few miles from the Lancaster Airport.
The Warwick School District is responsible for education in the borough, operating a total of 4 primary schools, two middle schools, and a single high school.
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