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Featured event

Concerts by the Creek: Cousin Earth

Join us for a FREE concert featuring Brooklyn's Cousin Earth, a sci-fi rock band that pushes the limits of both genre and musicality with catchy songs, evolving jams, and dynamic funk grooves.

Featured event

Concerts by the Creek – Start Making Sense: A Tribute to Talking Heads

Join us for a FREE concert featuring Start Making Sense, a Tribute to the Talking Heads! (Photo by Steph Craig)

Featured event

Concerts by the Creek: Nik Greeley & The Operators

Join us for a FREE concert featuring Nik Greeley & The Operators, a collective of some of the finest musicians in Philadelphia.

Leading our economic future

There are many positive developments in Ephrata and we are pleased to continually welcome new businesses to our community. Located in the heart of Northern Lancaster County, we are centrally located within the Philadelphia-Harrisburg Metroplex. Ephrata has direct access to three powerful global cities: Philadelphia, Washington, and New York City. Our central location, business-friendly staff, and our outstanding quality of life make Ephrata an ideal place for locating or expanding a business.

Growing together

You are a valuable part of Ephrata’s success. Whether you work, own a business, or are planning your business in Ephrata, there are countless opportunities for you to grow professionally! New businesses establish themselves in Ephrata every year. Some of our local businesses have been around since the 1800s. Our community supports thriving small, mid-size, and large companies. We look forward to welcoming yours!

1,283

Active businesses and organizations

$176m

Average annual sales

$47,357

Median household income

Support systems for success

We are here to help you succeed in business. Our goal is to equip you with all the necessary tools you need to establish, run, and navigate a prosperous business in Ephrata. Whether you are an established business or are planning to move your organization to Ephrata, we have the tools you need to thrive. If you’re interested in starting your business in Ephrata, visit our Business Startup Checklist and Financial Health Check to ensure both you and your potential business are on the right track!