City of Lancaster

Seal of the City of Lancaster

General Law city
Incorporated: November 22, 1977
City Hall: 44933 N Fern Ave, Lancaster, California 93534
City Telephone: (661) 723-6000
Website: www.cityoflancasterca.org
Population (2010 Census):
156,633 (2000 Census: 118,718; 1990 Census: 97,291). For latest State Population Estimates, click here.
Population Density (2010 Census): 1,661.4 persons per square mile
Population Age 65+ (2010 Census): 8.1% (2000 Census: 8.6%; 1990 Census: 7.9%)
Population Under Age 18 (2010 Census): 30.1% (2000 Census: 32.3%; 1990 Census: 29.9%)
Land Area: 94.28 square miles (244.17 square kilometers)
Water Area: 0.27 square miles (0.70 square kilometers)

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City Government Officials

Founded by M.L Wicks of Aberdeen, Mississippi. Named by the Southern Pacific Railroad, probably after Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

City in red below. Click on map for more detailed color map of county.

Map showing location of the City of Lancaster

Also see sister city Palmdale in the Antelope Valley.