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Lititz is a town of 9,400 people (2020) in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. Founded in 1756, Lititz is known for its quaint, tree-lined streets and historic district, its many unique shops, museums, businesses, inns, bed and breakfasts, Wilbur Chocolate, and Sturgis Pretzel.


Source of the Lititz springs.

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Map of Lititz

As a borough of Lancaster, Lititz is connected by road and public transportation.

Pennsylvania Routes 772 (West Orange and East Main streets) and 501 (Broad Street) run through the town. PA 772 leads east 6 miles (10 km) to Brownstown and west 5 miles (8 km) to Manheim, while PA 501 leads north 16 miles (26 km) to Myerstown and south 9 miles (14 km) to Lancaster, the county seat.

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By car[edit]

An automobile is the best way to get around Lilitz and many of its attractions and neighbors.

By bus[edit]

Red Rose Transit Route 10 provides service from Lancaster to Lilitz and through the town. No service evenings or Sundays. (Nov 2022.)


  • 1 Moravian Historic District (Moravian Church Square). Lititz Moravian Historic District (Q6648566) on Wikidata Lititz Moravian Historic District on Wikipedia
  • 2 Linden Hall School.
  • Lititz Watch Technicum, 1 Wynfield Dr, +1 717-625-3787, . A school funded by Rolex to promote watchmaking in the United States. Lititz Watch Technicum (Q6648562) on Wikidata Lititz Watch Technicum on Wikipedia
  • 3 The Hess Homestead. A historic Mennonite farm from the 1730's. The Hess Homestead (Q18157217) on Wikidata The Hess Homestead on Wikipedia


A natural scene at the Hess Homestead

Walk around the welcoming town of Lititz for food, shops, museums, and historic sites


Many downtown shops sell arts and crafts.

  • 1 Wilbur Chocolate Store (Wilbur Chocolate Factory), 45 N Broad St, toll-free: +1-888-294-5287. M-Sa 9AM-5PM. Although the Chocolate Factory closed in 2016, the company still operates a retail store in Litiz. Wilbur Chocolate Company (Q937508) on Wikidata Wilbur Chocolate Company on Wikipedia
  • 2 Sturgis Pretzel House. The oldest commercial pretzel bakery in the United States. Sturgis Pretzel House (Q7629060) on Wikidata Sturgis Pretzel House on Wikipedia
  • 3 Greco Ice Cream. Sells homemade ice cream and Italian ice


A statue of a pretzel in Lititz
  • 1 Cafe Chocolate.
  • Nino's.
  • 2 Roma Pizza.
  • Chimney Corner Restaurant.
  • Family Cupboard Restaurant and Buffet.
  • Glassmyer's Restaurant.
  • Oregon Dairy Country Restaurant.
  • The Pantry.
  • Rosie's Lunch Wagon. on Saturday.



A hotel in Litiz



A church in Lititz

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