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A Small-Town Gem in Lancaster County

Maytown is a tiny community of about 3,000 residents that's tucked just a stone's throw from the Susquehanna River. The town is comprised of a historic downtown district, several parks, local farms, and homes that can date back more than a century, including the historic Grove Mansion. Like its neighbor Bainbridge, Maytown is only a short drive from Lancaster and Harrisburg.

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Get to Know Maytown, Pennsylvania

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Its Location

Maytown is located in Lancaster County just a few miles from PA-283 and US-30. It takes about 30 minutes to drive from Maytown to Lancaster and 40 minutes to drive from Maytown to Harrisburg.

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Its School District

Maytown is part of the Donegal School District, which also serves students living in Marietta, Mount Joy, and East Donegal Township. This school district is comprised of four schools: Donegal Primary School (K-2), Donegal Intermediate School (3-6), Donegal Junior High School (7-8), and Donegal High School (9-12).

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Its Community Events

From school-sponsored community events to heritage festivals, Maytown offers plenty of celebrations throughout the year. Popular events include the Maytown Garden Tour, Garden 'Ganza, and Mayfest, all of which are sponsored by the Maytown Historical Society.

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Its Local History

Maytown was founded in 1760 around the time when the Western Frontier was just starting to be explored. One of the oldest properties in town, The Hastings House, likely dates back to the very first days of the village; today, the historic property is home to the Maytown/East Donegal Museum.


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