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Welcome to Aldan ...

Aldan is located in Delaware County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Aldan has a population of 4,154 people<1> (see below for details).

Aldan is 120 feet [37 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Aldan had a population of 4,152 people. This makes Aldan the county's 15th most populous community.

The population of Aldan represents 0.03% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 241st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,152 people, the population of Aldan decreased 3.73% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 4,313 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Aldan had an population of 4,154 people (or a decrease of 3.69% since the 2000 Census).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Aldan.

Communities near Aldan ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance starting from Aldan and not the distance if you drove.<3>.

Community   2016
Wilmington (DE)   [Map]   71,442   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Camden (NJ)   [Map]   74,420   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Gloucester City (NJ)   [Map]   11,339   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Woodbury (NJ)   [Map]   9,962   SE   9 miles [14.5 km]
Brookhaven   [Map]   8,066   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Chester   [Map]   33,988   SW   6 miles [9.7 km]

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Aldan. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Aldan. 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 Aldan.

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

Websites for Aldan ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.delcochamber.org/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aldan ...

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

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

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

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Aldan. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
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AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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About Delaware County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Aldan. 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: www.state.pa.us/

Footnotes ...

<1>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Aldan.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Aldan - 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 that starts in Aldan. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Aldan) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Aldan. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Aldan

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aldan. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9237, Longitude: -75.2857     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Aldan have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Aldan.