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Welcome to Brookhaven ...

Brookhaven is located in Delaware County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Brookhaven has a population of 8,039 people<1> (see below for details).

Brookhaven is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Brookhaven had a population of 8,006 people. This makes Brookhaven the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Brookhaven represents 0.06% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 100th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,006 people, the population of Brookhaven has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (that had a count of 7,985 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Brookhaven had an population of 8,039 people. This is an increase of 0.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.68% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Brookhaven ...

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

Community   2017
Population
DirectionDistance
Wilmington (DE)   [Map]   71,106   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Camden (NJ)   [Map]   74,532   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Gloucester City (NJ)   [Map]   11,342   E   14 miles [22.5 km]
Darby   [Map]   10,700   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Lansdowne   [Map]   10,646   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Norristown   [Map]   34,510   N   17 miles [27.4 km]

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

Communities Also Named Brookhaven ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 26 communities that are also named Brookhaven - they are located in Alabama, Delaware, Georgia (4), Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, New York (2), North Carolina (3), South Carolina (2), Tennessee, Texas (2), Utah, Virginia (2) and West Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Brookhaven.

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 Brookhaven. 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 Brookhaven. 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 Brookhaven.

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

Websites for Brookhaven ...

Official Website:   www.brookhavenboro.com/
 
Chamber of Commerce:   www.delcochamber.org/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Brookhaven ...

Looking for more information about Brookhaven? 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.

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

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Brookhaven: www.brookhavenboro.com/

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 Brookhaven.

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<2>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brookhaven - 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 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance that begins in Brookhaven. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Brookhaven) 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 Brookhaven. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Brookhaven

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Brookhaven. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8687, Longitude: -75.3905     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Brookhaven have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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