Refton is located in the southern half of Lancaster County, closer to the center. It is just outside of Willow Street to the south. It has the towns of Strasburg and Paradise to the northeast, Quarryville to the southeast, Conestoga to the west, and Christiana and Parkesburg directly to the east. It is a small town with a population of about 300. The median household income is approximately $54,776 and the median value of houses and condos in Refton are about $188,800. The cost of living index is almost seven points lower than the US which makes it less expensive if you plan on buying a house in Refton.
Refton covers a land area of 1.20 square miles which leaves the population density quite low for those looking to buy a house with a calmer, more private environment. The area of Refton is surrounded by creeks and streams, including Big Beaver Creek, Huber’s Run, and Little Beaver Creek, and the nearby towns of Willow Street and Strasburg provide plenty of businesses and restaurants for any new mover to patron. Refton is part of the Lampeter-Strasburg School District with all of the education facilities grades K-12 found on the same road just a short drive north.
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