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Welcome to Atglen ...

Atglen is located in Chester County.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Atglen has a population of 1,406 people<2> (see below for details).

Atglen is 480 feet [146 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Atglen: (610) and (484)<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Atglen had a population of 1,406 people. This makes Atglen the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Atglen represents 0.01% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 515th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,406 people, the population of Atglen increased 15.53% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,217 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Atglen had an population of 1,406 people (or an increase of 15.53% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Atglen ...

A sample of nearby communities can be found below.

Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Atglen and not the distance as if you drove.<5>.

Community   2017
Coatesville   [Map]   13,123   E   8 miles [12.9 km]
Downingtown   [Map]   7,928   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Ephrata   [Map]   13,885   NW   19 miles [30.6 km]
Kennett Square   [Map]   6,174   SE   15 miles [24.1 km]
Lancaster   [Map]   59,708   W   18 miles [29 km]
New Holland   [Map]   5,492   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]

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

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 Atglen. 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 Atglen. 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 Atglen.

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

Websites for Atglen ...

Official Website:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Atglen ...

Looking for more information about Atglen? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Atglen, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Atglen.

Other Roadside Stops ...

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About Chester County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Atglen:

The official website for Chester County:

The official website for State of Pennsylvania:

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

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Atglen - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>Area code (484) is an overlay for area code (610).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- Atglen) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Atglen. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9476, Longitude: -75.9750     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Atglen have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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