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Dillsburg is a borough in York County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 2,563 as of the 2010 census.GeographyDillsburg is surrounded by Carroll Township in northwestern York County, Pennsylvania. According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.8sqmi, all of it land.HistoryThe town is named for Matthew Dill, an immigrant from County Monaghan, Ireland, who settled the town in 1740. The village became a center for local agriculture.During the Civil War's Gettysburg Campaign, Dillsburg was twice invaded by Confederate cavalry, first by Albert G. Jenkins's brigade, then by Maj. Gen. J.E.B. Stuart's division.Dill's Tavern, founded in the 1750s with a current building constructed between 1794 and 1819, and the Rev. Anderson B. Quay House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.DemographicsAs of the census of 2000, there were 2,063 people, 902 households, and 579 families residing in the borough. The population density was 2,600.7 people per square mile (1,008.3/km²). There were 936 housing units at an average density of 1,180.0 per square mile (457.5/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 97.19% White, 0.48% African American, 0.44% Native American, 1.21% Asian, and 0.68% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.29% of the population.Dillsburg is in Pennsylvania. Put Dillsburg at the heart of your travel plans by using our United States vacation planner.
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