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Welcome to Chester Heights ...

Chester Heights is located in Delaware County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Chester Heights: Chester Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Chester Heights has a population of 2,742 people<3> (see below for details).

Chester Heights is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Chester Heights ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.delcochamber.org/

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Chester Heights had an population of 2,742 people. This is an increase of 8.34% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 10.52% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Chester Heights had a population of 2,531 people. This makes Chester Heights the county's 20th most populous community.

The population of Chester Heights represents 0.02% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 371st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 2,531 people, the population of Chester Heights increased 2.02% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 2,481 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Chester Heights.

Communities Also Named Chester Heights ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Chester Heights - it's located in New York.

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

Communities near Chester Heights ...

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

  • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County]
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    • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Chester Heights
    • 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]
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    • Camden [Camden County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Chester Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 73,562 people
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  • Wilmington [New Castle County]
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    • Wilmington [New Castle County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Chester Heights
    • 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]
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    • Norristown [Montgomery County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Chester Heights
    • 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) ...
    • Chester [Delaware County]
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      • Chester [Delaware County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Chester Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 34,000 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chester<6>
    • West Chester [Chester County]
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      • West Chester [Chester County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Chester Heights
      • 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]
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      • Phoenixville [Chester County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Chester Heights
      • 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>
    • Coatesville [Chester County]
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      • Coatesville [Chester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of Chester Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,069 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coatesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coatesville<6>
    • Yeadon [Delaware County]
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      • Yeadon [Delaware County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the east of Chester Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,496 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yeadon<6>
    • Gloucester City [Camden County]
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      • Gloucester City [Camden County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Chester Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,219 people
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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 Chester Heights. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Chester Heights.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Chester Heights ...

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

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About Delaware County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Chester Heights. 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 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 Chester Heights.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Chester Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a '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- Chester Heights) 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 Chester Heights. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Chester Heights

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Chester Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9023, Longitude: -75.4646       In this case, the coordinates for Chester Heights 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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