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Welcome to Collegeville ...

Collegeville is located in Montgomery County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2016, Collegeville has a population of 5,254 people<1> (see below for details).

Collegeville is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Collegeville had a population of 5,089 people. This makes Collegeville the county's 8th most populous community.

The population of Collegeville represents 0.04% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 192nd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,089 people, the population of Collegeville decreased 36.64% from the 2000 Census (that had a count of 8,032 people).

Taken from the 2016 Census Estimates, Collegeville had an population of 5,254 people. This is an increase of 3.24% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 34.59% since the 2000 Census).

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

Communities near Collegeville ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Collegeville and not the distance if driven.<3>.

Community   2016
Conshohocken   [Map]   7,982   SE   11 miles [17.7 km]
Downingtown   [Map]   7,905   SW   18 miles [29 km]
Doylestown   [Map]   8,280   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Lansdale   [Map]   16,521   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lansdowne   [Map]   10,606   SE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Norristown   [Map]   34,370   SE   7 miles [11.3 km]

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

Communities Also Named Collegeville ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Collegeville - they are located in Arkansas, California, Indiana and Minnesota.

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

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 Collegeville. 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 Collegeville. 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 Collegeville.

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

Websites for Collegeville ...

Official Website: borough.collegeville.pa.us/

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Collegeville ...

Looking for more information about Collegeville? 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 Collegeville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information and a map of those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Collegeville.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People are finding Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Collegeville. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Communities in Pennsylvania

About Montgomery County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Collegeville: borough.collegeville.pa.us/

The official website for Montgomery County: www.montcopa.org/

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 Collegeville.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Collegeville. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1898, Longitude: -75.4574     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Collegeville have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Collegeville.