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Welcome to Brookhaven ...

Brookhaven is located in Delaware County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Brookhaven has a population of 8,049 people<3> (see below for details).

Brookhaven is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Brookhaven ...

Official Website:   www.brookhavenboro.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.delcochamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Brookhaven had an population of 8,049 people. This is an increase of 0.54% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.8% since the 2000 Census).

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 total 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 (with a count of 7,985 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Brookhaven ...

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

  • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Philadelphia
    • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Brookhaven
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,584,064 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philadelphia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philadelphia<6>
  • Camden [Camden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camden
    • Camden [Camden County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Brookhaven
    • Estimated population in 2019: 73,562 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden
  • Wilmington [New Castle County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilmington
    • Wilmington [New Castle County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Brookhaven
    • Estimated population in 2019: 70,166 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmington<6>
  • Norristown [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norristown
    • Norristown [Montgomery County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Brookhaven
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,341 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norristown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norristown<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Chester [Chester County]
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      • West Chester [Chester County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Brookhaven
      • 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]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phoenixville
      • Phoenixville [Chester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Brookhaven
      • 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>
    • Yeadon [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yeadon
      • Yeadon [Delaware County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Brookhaven
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,496 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yeadon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yeadon<6>
    • Gloucester City [Camden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gloucester City
      • Gloucester City [Camden County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Brookhaven
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,219 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gloucester City
    • Darby [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Darby
      • Darby [Delaware County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Brookhaven
      • 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 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Brookhaven
      • 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>

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

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 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Brookhaven.

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

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 can read an overview with links that will help you 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.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Pennsylvania

About Delaware County

About Pennsylvania

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: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Delaware, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Brookhaven.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Brookhaven - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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- Brookhaven) 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 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 we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8687, Longitude: -75.3905       In this case, the coordinates for Brookhaven 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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