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Welcome to Doylestown ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Doylestown, you might consider that their post office opened in 1801.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Doylestown has a population of 8,272 people<2> (see below for details).
Doylestown is 420 feet [128 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Doylestown lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The ZIP code for Doylestown: 18901<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Doylestown had an population of 8,272 people. This is a decrease of 1.29% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.55% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Doylestown had a population of 8,380 people. This makes Doylestown the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Doylestown represents 0.07% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 91st most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 8,380 people, the population of Doylestown increased 1.86% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,227 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Doylestown.
Communities Also Named Doylestown ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Doylestown: This one is located in Bucks County and the other is located in Franklin County.
Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 5 communities that are also named Doylestown - they are located in Arkansas, Ohio (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Doylestown.
Communities near Doylestown ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Doylestown.
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 Doylestown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Doylestown.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Doylestown. 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 Doylestown.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Doylestown. Our list includes 45 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Doylestown.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Doylestown ...
Looking for more information about Doylestown? 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 Doylestown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Doylestown.
Adding Doylestown to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Doylestown in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Doylestown was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Doylestown in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (1803).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Doylestown.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Doylestown. 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/
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This page was last modified/updated: 05 Dec 2023