Overview of Lititz
Located in Lancaster County, Pa., Lititz is a quaint community with a historic downtown center offering residents a perfect blend of urban amenities with a laid-back atmosphere. Residents and visitors flock to this shopping oasis for an escape from national chains and big-box stores: There are many independent shops, boutiques, restaurants and local cafes in the area. Quiet, tree-lined streets and a tight-knit community attract people to this area, so if you're looking for Lititz apartments for rent, you'll be pleased with this truly unique town. According to statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, about 9,500 people call Lititz home.
Living in Lititz, PA
In 1756, the town of Lititz was founded by the German founder of the Moravian Church, and only Moravians were originally permitted to live in the area. This changed by 1855 and Lititz turned into a more welcoming community with an entrepreneurial spirit and friendly attitude.
Today, many people still find Lititz a great place to open a business because of the community's outstanding downtown center. There are also many opportunities for employment throughout the greater south central Pennsylvania area. Some of the top employers include Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the U.S. government, JFC Staffing Associates, PSU Milton S. Hershey Medical Center and Giant Food Services. Students living in Lititz apartments and homes also have many choices for education. Elizabethtown College, Franklin & Marshall College and Albright College are all located within the county.
Lititz Attractions and Special Events
In Pennsylvania Dutch country, just outside of Lititz, an area of more than 22 acres of natural woodland is reserved for the Wolf Sanctuary, which has been in business for more than 100 years. Speedwell Wolves find a home in this park when there is no other natural place for them to take shelter and find food.
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