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Welcome to Aldham ...

Aldham is located in Chester County<1>.

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

Aldham is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Aldham: (610) & (484)<4>

Adding Aldham to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Aldham in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Aldham was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Aldham on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Aldham on our Genealogy Page.

Communities near Aldham ...

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

  • Norristown [Montgomery County]
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    • Norristown [Montgomery County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Aldham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,341 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norristown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norristown<6>
  • Chester [Delaware County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chester
    • Chester [Delaware County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Aldham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,000 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chester<6>
  • Pottstown [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pottstown
    • Pottstown [Montgomery County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Aldham
    • Estimated population in 2019: 22,600 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pottstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottstown<6>
  • West Chester [Chester County]
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    • Lansdale [Montgomery County]
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      • Lansdale [Montgomery County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Aldham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,083 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansdale
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansdale<6>
    • Coatesville [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Coatesville
      • Coatesville [Chester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Aldham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,069 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coatesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coatesville<6>
    • Yeadon [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yeadon
      • Yeadon [Delaware County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Aldham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,496 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yeadon<6>
    • Darby [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Darby
      • Darby [Delaware County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Aldham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,702 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Darby<6>
    • Lansdowne [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lansdowne
      • Lansdowne [Delaware County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Aldham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,647 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansdowne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansdowne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansdowne<6>
    • Brookhaven [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
      • Brookhaven [Delaware County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Aldham
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,049 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookhaven<6>

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 Aldham. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Aldham.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Aldham. 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 Aldham.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Aldham ...

Looking for more information about Aldham? 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 Aldham, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Aldham.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Chester County: www.chesco.org/

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 Chester, 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 Aldham - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (484) is an overlay for area code (610).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Aldham) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Aldham. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0907, Longitude: -75.5413       In this case, the coordinates for Aldham have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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