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Welcome to Chalfont ...

Chalfont is located in Bucks County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Chalfont has a population of 4,269 people<3> (see below for details).

Chalfont is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Chalfont had an population of 4,269 people. This is an increase of 6.49% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 9.46% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chalfont had a population of 4,009 people. This makes Chalfont the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Chalfont represents 0.03% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 252nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,009 people, the population of Chalfont increased 2.79% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,900 people).

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

Communities near Chalfont ...

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

  • Norristown [Montgomery County]
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    • Norristown [Montgomery County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Chalfont
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,341 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norristown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norristown<6>
  • Lansdale [Montgomery County]
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    • Lansdale [Montgomery County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Chalfont
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,083 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansdale<6>
  • Phoenixville [Chester County]
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    • Phoenixville [Chester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Chalfont
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phoenixville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,968 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phoenixville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phoenixville<6>
  • Quakertown [Bucks County]
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    • Quakertown [Bucks County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Chalfont
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,784 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quakertown<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Perkasie [Bucks County]
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      • Perkasie [Bucks County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northwest of Chalfont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perkasie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,738 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perkasie<6>
    • Doylestown [Bucks County]
    • Conshohocken [Montgomery County]
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      • Conshohocken [Montgomery County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Chalfont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conshohocken have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,047 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conshohocken
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conshohocken<6>
    • Hatboro [Montgomery County]
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      • Hatboro [Montgomery County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Chalfont
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,501 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hatboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hatboro<6>
    • Souderton [Montgomery County]
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      • Souderton [Montgomery County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Chalfont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Souderton have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,082 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Souderton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Souderton<6>
    • Ambler [Montgomery County]
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      • Ambler [Montgomery County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Chalfont
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ambler have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,491 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ambler
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ambler<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 Chalfont. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Chalfont.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chalfont ...

Looking for more information about Chalfont? 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 Chalfont, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Chalfont.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Pennsylvania

About Bucks County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Bucks County: www.buckscounty.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 Bucks, 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 Chalfont.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chalfont - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Chalfont) 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 Chalfont. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chalfont

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chalfont. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2915, Longitude: -75.2085       In this case, the coordinates for Chalfont 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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