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Welcome to Anselma ...

Anselma is located in Chester County<1>.

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

Anselma is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Anselma: (610) & (484)<4>

Adding Anselma to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Anselma 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 Anselma was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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

Communities near Anselma ...

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

  • Norristown [Montgomery County]
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    • Norristown [Montgomery County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Anselma
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,341 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norristown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norristown<6>
  • Pottstown [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pottstown
    • Pottstown [Montgomery County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Anselma
    • 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Chester
    • West Chester [Chester County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Anselma
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,029 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Chester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Chester<6>
  • Phoenixville [Chester County]
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    • Phoenixville [Chester County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Anselma
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,968 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phoenixville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phoenixville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phoenixville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Coatesville [Chester County]
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      • Coatesville [Chester County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Anselma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,069 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coatesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coatesville<6>
    • Brookhaven [Delaware County]
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      • Brookhaven [Delaware County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Anselma
      • 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>
    • Conshohocken [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conshohocken
      • Conshohocken [Montgomery County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Anselma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,047 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conshohocken
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conshohocken<6>
    • Downingtown [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Downingtown
      • Downingtown [Chester County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Anselma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,897 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Downingtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Downingtown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downingtown<6>
    • Swarthmore [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swarthmore
      • Swarthmore [Delaware County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Anselma
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,346 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swarthmore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Swarthmore<6>
    • Kennett Square [Chester County]

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Anselma ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Chester County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Anselma. 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 Anselma - 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 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Anselma) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Anselma. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0815, Longitude: -75.6419       In this case, the coordinates for Anselma 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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