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Welcome to Collegeville ...

Collegeville is located in Montgomery County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Collegeville has a population of 5,174 people<3> (see below for details).

Collegeville is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Collegeville ...

Official Website: borough.collegeville.pa.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Collegeville had an population of 5,174 people. This is an increase of 1.67% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 35.58% since the 2000 Census).

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 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 (which had a count of 8,032 people).

More information can be found on the Census 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.

Communities near Collegeville ...

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

  • Norristown [Montgomery County]
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    • Norristown [Montgomery County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Collegeville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,341 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norristown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norristown<6>
  • Pottstown [Montgomery County]
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    • Pottstown [Montgomery County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Collegeville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 22,600 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pottstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottstown<6>
  • West Chester [Chester County]
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    • West Chester [Chester County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Collegeville
    • 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>
  • Lansdale [Montgomery County]
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    • Lansdale [Montgomery County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Collegeville
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,083 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansdale<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Lansdowne [Delaware County]
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      • Lansdowne [Delaware County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Collegeville
      • 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>
    • Quakertown [Bucks County]
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      • Quakertown [Bucks County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Collegeville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,784 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quakertown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quakertown<6>
    • Perkasie [Bucks County]
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      • Perkasie [Bucks County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Collegeville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,738 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perkasie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perkasie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perkasie<6>
    • Doylestown [Bucks County]
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      • Doylestown [Bucks County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Collegeville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,272 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Doylestown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Doylestown<6>
    • Conshohocken [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conshohocken
      • Conshohocken [Montgomery County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Collegeville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,047 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conshohocken have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conshohocken
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conshohocken<6>
    • Downingtown [Chester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Downingtown
      • Downingtown [Chester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Collegeville
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,897 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Downingtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Downingtown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downingtown<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 Collegeville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Collegeville.

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

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

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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Collegeville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Collegeville.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for 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: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Montgomery, 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 Collegeville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Collegeville - 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 obstructions 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, 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: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Collegeville

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Collegeville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1898, Longitude: -75.4574       In this case, the coordinates for Collegeville 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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