Cities in Adams County, Pennsylvania by Population (2024)

There are 33 cities in Adams County, Pennsylvania.

Note: As defined by the US Census Bureau, a city's official boundaries often extend miles beyond the city itself and may even cross county lines. As such, several thousand US cities officially exist in two or more counties (and therefore appear on multiple counties' lists of cities.)

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City
Rank
State
2024 Population
2020 Census
Annual Change
Density (mi²)
Area (mi²)
Hanover1Pennsylvania16,61516,4460.25%4,4953.70
Gettysburg2Pennsylvania8,9217,1075.35%5,3741.66
Parkville3Pennsylvania8,4167,3451.14%2,8882.91
Littlestown4Pennsylvania4,8924,7870.53%2,6751.83
Carroll Valley5Pennsylvania4,0263,9380.55%7495.38
McSherrystown6Pennsylvania3,1443,0790.51%6,1410.51
Lake Heritage7Pennsylvania2,7752,7880.8%1,4971.85
Fayetteville8Pennsylvania2,7052,855-0.73%8293.26
Dillsburg9Pennsylvania2,6322,638-0.08%3,2610.81
Lake Meade10Pennsylvania2,4922,516-0.24%1,8891.32
Messiah College11Pennsylvania2,4402,0524.14%7,6010.32
Pennville12Pennsylvania2,2422,274-0.36%2,3480.95
New Oxford13Pennsylvania1,9121,8670.58%3,0890.62
Bonneauville14Pennsylvania1,7971,7600.5%1,8600.97
East Berlin15Pennsylvania1,5751,5430.51%2,2400.70
Hampton16Pennsylvania1,5651,921-4.16%8851.77
Biglerville17Pennsylvania1,2511,2270.48%1,9220.65
Abbottstown18Pennsylvania1,0471,0230.58%1,9180.55
Arendtsville19Pennsylvania8858670.45%1,1050.80
Bendersville20Pennsylvania7527360.53%1,6640.45
York Springs21Pennsylvania7026850.57%3,5280.20
Midway22Pennsylvania693935-7.97%2,0870.33
Franklintown23Pennsylvania5545082.03%2,1730.26
Fairfield24Pennsylvania5435300.56%8070.67
McKnightstown25Pennsylvania413501-5.06%2861.45
Cashtown26Pennsylvania3222446.62%2141.50
Heidlersburg27Pennsylvania304596-19.36%4350.70
Aspers28Pennsylvania2751938.27%2960.93
Hunterstown29Pennsylvania239435-17.01%1391.72
Idaville30Pennsylvania156205-1.89%2240.69
Gardners31Pennsylvania1375717.09%2970.46
Table Rock32Pennsylvania105952.94%1760.60
Orrtanna33Pennsylvania10311611.96%5070.20
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Note: City markers shown outside the county boundary mean that a part of the city extends into this county, but is primarily located in an adjacent county.

What is the largest city in Adams County, Pennsylvania?

Hanover is the largest city in Adams County.

What is the smallest city in Adams County, Pennsylvania?

Orrtanna is the smallest city in Adams County.

How many cities are in Adams County?

There are 33 cities in Adams County, Pennsylvania.

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