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Welcome to Academy ...

Academy is located in Delaware County<1>.

The location of Academy has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Academy is near sea level<3>.

Time Zone: Academy lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Websites for Academy ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.delcochamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Academy, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Academy ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Academy: This one is located in Delaware County and the other is located in Montgomery County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 16 communities that are also named Academy - they are located in Alberta, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Georgia (3), Missouri, New Jersey, Nova Scotia, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Texas, Virginia and Washington.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Academy.

Communities near Academy ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Academy.

  • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County]
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    • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Academy
    • Estimated population in 2018: 1,584,138 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philadelphia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philadelphia<5>
  • Camden [Camden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camden
    • Camden [Camden County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Academy
    • Estimated population in 2018: 73,973 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden
  • Wilmington [New Castle County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilmington
    • Wilmington [New Castle County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Academy
    • Estimated population in 2018: 70,635 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmington<5>
  • Norristown [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norristown
    • Norristown [Montgomery County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Academy
    • Estimated population in 2018: 34,422 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norristown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norristown<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Chester [Delaware County]
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      • Chester [Delaware County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Academy
      • Estimated population in 2018: 33,909 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chester<5>
    • West Chester [Chester County]
    • Gloucester City [Camden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gloucester City
      • Gloucester City [Camden County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Academy
      • Estimated population in 2018: 11,244 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gloucester City
    • Woodbury [Gloucester County]
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      • Woodbury [Gloucester County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Academy
      • Estimated population in 2018: 9,852 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodbury
    • Conshohocken [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conshohocken have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conshohocken
      • Conshohocken [Montgomery County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Academy
      • Estimated population in 2018: 8,065 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conshohocken
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conshohocken<5>
    • Brookhaven [Delaware County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookhaven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
      • Brookhaven [Delaware County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the west of Academy
      • Estimated population in 2018: 8,026 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookhaven<5>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Academy. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Academy.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Academy. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Academy.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Academy. See our Newspapers Page for Academy.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Academy ...

Looking for more information about Academy? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Academy, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Academy.

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Academy. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Delaware County: www.co.delaware.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Delaware, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Academy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Academy) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Academy. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9057, Longitude: -75.2621       In this case, the coordinates for Academy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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