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Academy, Pennsylvania
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The location of Academy

Welcome to Academy ...

Academy is located in Delaware County.

The location of Academy has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<1>

Academy is near sea level<2>.

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

Communities near Academy ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Academy and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2017<4>
Wilmington (DE)   [Map]   71,106   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Camden (NJ)   [Map]   74,532   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Gloucester City (NJ)   [Map]   11,342   E   7 miles [11.3 km]
Woodbury (NJ)   [Map]   9,919   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Brookhaven   [Map]   8,039   W   7 miles [11.3 km]
Chester   [Map]   34,077   SW   7 miles [11.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Academy.

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.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

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

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Academy. If available, we provide a satellite view of the cemetery.
  • 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 community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Academy.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Academy:

Websites for Academy ...

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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.

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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Pennsylvania

About Delaware County

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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.

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Footnotes ...

<1>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.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Academy - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<3>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 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     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Academy have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Academy.

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