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Annville Township, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania

Annville Township, Pennsylvania
Center of town
Center of town
Location within Lebanon county
Location within Lebanon county
Annville Township, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Annville Township, Pennsylvania
Location within Pennsylvania
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Lebanon
Settled 1762
Incorporated 1799
 • Total 1.6 sq mi (4.1 km2)
 • Land 1.6 sq mi (4.1 km2)
Population (2000)
 • Total 4,518
 • Density 2,900/sq mi (1,100/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 717
Website Official website

Annville Township is a township and census-designated place in Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 4,518 at the 2000 census.


  • History 1
  • Geography 2
  • Demographics 3
  • Points of interest 4
  • Notable residents 5
  • References 6


Annville Township was divided into North Annville Township and South Annville Township in 1845. In 1912, the new Annville Township was formed between the two to encompass the town of Annville.


Annville Township is located at (40.330162, -76.512533).[1]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2), of which, 1.6 square miles (4.1 km2) of it is land and 0.63% is water.

The township is bordered to the north and west by North Annville Township (3.2 mi), to the south and west by South Annville Township (3 mi), and to the east by Cleona (0.47 mi) and North Cornwall Township (0.25 mi).


As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 4,518 people, 1,452 households, and 917 families residing in the township. The population density was 2,864.6 people per square mile (1,104.1/km²). There were 1,556 housing units at an average density of 986.6/sq mi (380.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 95.40% White, 1.08% African American, 0.02% Native American, 1.24% Asian, 0.11% Pacific Islander, 0.97% from other races, and 1.17% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.79% of the population.

There were 1,452 households out of which 27.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 51.0% were married couples living together, 8.3% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.8% were non-families. 29.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.87.

In the township the population was spread out with 16.3% under the age of 18, 31.2% from 18 to 24, 23.1% from 25 to 44, 15.9% from 45 to 64, and 13.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 28 years. For every 100 females there were 88.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.3 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $37,415, and the median income for a family was $44,737. Males had a median income of $35,057 versus $23,458 for females. The per capita income for the township was $16,586. About 1.5% of families and 6.3% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.6% of those under age 18 and 6.0% of those age 65 or over.

Points of interest

  • Allen Theatre and MJ's Cofee House, a historic theater and coffee house
  • Lebanon Valley College, a private four-year institution with an enrollment of approximately 1,650 undergraduate and graduate students.
  • Annville Fire Department, an all volunteer fire department that houses Engine 5, Rescue 5, Truck 5, Utility 5, and Command 5.

Notable residents


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder".  
  3. ^ Who Was Who in America, Historical Volume, 1607-1896. Chicago: Marquis Who's Who. 1963. 
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