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East York

East York is a census-designated place (CDP) in York County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 8,777 at the 2010 census.GeographyEast York is located within Springettsbury Township at. It is located just east of the city of York.According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 2.9sqmi, all of it land.HistoryThe suburb of East York was developed in 1903 with the foresight that industrial expansion would attract a great increase in population. John H. Longstreet’s vision foresaw the pathway of expansion.Many beautiful homes were soon built and more building lots awaited new owners.Known to many as the Keesey Tract, the East York area was listed as "fronting, for two-thirds of a mile, on both sides of Market Street, York’s main thoroughfare, and part of the Great Lincoln Highway." Only an eleven-minute ride from Center Square in York, it featured high ground with perfect natural drainage, cement walks and curbs, macadamized streets, pure filtered water, electric lights, and a complete sewer system.The York Railways Company lines ran the entire length of Market Street through the center of the tract and to adjoining boroughs. For a single carfare, one could ride the entire length of Market Street.The East York area offered its members all the privileges of an up-to-date club. Any resident could be member and enjoy its privileges, including dining services, games, lawn tennis, and the entire social advantages attendant thereto. The club’s privileges were also open to members’ families.
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