Lat/Long: 40.0333, -76.3000
Located in South East Pennsylvania, Lancaster was founded in 1730. In 1777, Lancaster served briefly as the capital of the United States during the American Revolution. Lancaster was also the capital of Pennsylvania from 1799-1812. Lancaster serves as the county seat of Lancaster County.
Webster's New Geographical Dictionary (Springfield, MA: Merriam-Webster, 1988), 646.