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West York is a borough, adjacent to the city of York, in York County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 4,617 at the 2010 census.
Formally known as the village of Eberton, the Borough of West York was founded in 1904.
The Ashley and Bailey Company Silk Mill, William Shelly School and Annex, and West Side Sanitarium are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
West York is located at 39°57′11″N 76°45′36″W (39.953148, −76.759921).
According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 0.6 square miles (1.6 km2), all of it land.
West York Borough's municipal government is composed of elected positions: Mayor Bruce Vick and seven borough council members.
Former mayor Charles Wasko attracted national notoriety in September 2016 for his racist Facebook posts depicting President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama as orangutans and displaying a photo of a noose. Wasko also insulted Muslims and African Americans.
The West York borough council voted to censure Wasko, but had no power to throw him out of office. On October 18, 2016, it voted unanimously to accept his resignation.
The West York Borough Police Department (WYBPD), founded in 1917, is a full-time and full-service municipal law enforcement agency that provides 24-hour patrol, emergency response, and investigative functions within the confines of the Borough of West York. The ranking structure of the WYBPD is chief of police, sergeant, and patrolman. The WYBPD currently consists of 15 sworn police officers, and maintains a full-time patrol division, criminal investigative division, and special operations K-9 unit.