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Welcome to Chelsea ...

Chelsea is located in Delaware County<1>.

Chelsea is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Websites for Chelsea ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.delcochamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Chelsea, the following might be of interest:

Communities Also Named Chelsea ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 33 communities that are also named Chelsea - they are located in Alabama (2), Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Montana (2), Nebraska, New Jersey, New York (3), Nova Scotia, Oklahoma, Oregon, Quebec (3), South Carolina, South Dakota, Vermont, Virginia (2), Washington, West Virginia and Wisconsin.

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

Communities near Chelsea ...

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

  • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Philadelphia
    • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<3> to the east of Chelsea
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 1,578,487 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philadelphia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philadelphia<4>
  • Camden [Camden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camden
    • Camden [Camden County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Chelsea
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 73,740 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden
  • Wilmington [New Castle County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilmington
    • Wilmington [New Castle County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the southwest of Chelsea
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 70,376 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmington<4>
  • Norristown [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norristown
    • Norristown [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Chelsea
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,323 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norristown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norristown<4>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Newark [New Castle County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Newark
      • Newark [New Castle County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<3> to the southwest of Chelsea
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,849 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newark
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newark<4>
    • Chester [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Chester
      • Chester [Delaware County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<3> to the east of Chelsea
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,692 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chester<4>
    • West Chester [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Chester
      • West Chester [Chester County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<3> to the northwest of Chelsea
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,048 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Chester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Chester<4>
    • Phoenixville [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phoenixville
      • Phoenixville [Chester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the north of Chelsea
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,910 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phoenixville have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phoenixville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phoenixville<4>
    • Yeadon [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yeadon
      • Yeadon [Delaware County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<3> to the northeast of Chelsea
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,489 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yeadon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yeadon<4>
    • Gloucester City [Camden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gloucester City
      • Gloucester City [Camden County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<3> to the east of Chelsea
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,190 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gloucester City

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chelsea ...

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

Adding Chelsea to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Pennsylvania

About Delaware County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Chelsea - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Chelsea) 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 Chelsea. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ChelseaOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chelsea. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8672, Longitude: -75.4672    
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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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