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Welcome to Exton ...

Exton is located in Chester County<1>.

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

Exton is 310 feet [94 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Exton: (610) and (484)<4>

Communities Also Named Exton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Exton - it's located in Ontario.

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

Communities near Exton ...

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

  • Norristown [Montgomery County]
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    • Norristown [Montgomery County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Exton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,323 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norristown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norristown<6>
  • Chester [Delaware County]
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    • Chester [Delaware County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southeast of Exton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,692 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chester<6>
  • Pottstown [Montgomery County]
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    • Pottstown [Montgomery County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Exton
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,580 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pottstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottstown<6>
  • West Chester [Chester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Chester
    • West Chester [Chester County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the south of Exton
    • 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<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Phoenixville [Chester County]
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      • Phoenixville [Chester County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Exton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,910 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Exton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,006 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coatesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coatesville<6>
    • Lansdowne [Delaware County]
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      • Lansdowne [Delaware County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Exton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,641 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>
    • Downingtown [Chester County]
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      • Downingtown [Chester County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the west of Exton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,419 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>
    • Brookhaven [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Brookhaven
      • Brookhaven [Delaware County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Exton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,053 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookhaven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookhaven<6>
    • Conshohocken [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conshohocken
      • Conshohocken [Montgomery County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Exton
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,051 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conshohocken
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conshohocken<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 Exton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Exton.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Exton ...

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

Adding Exton to Our Gazetteer ...

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

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

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Pennsylvania

About Chester County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Chester County: www.chesco.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 Chester, 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Exton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (484) is an overlay for area code (610).
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Exton) 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 Exton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from ExtonOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Exton. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0290, Longitude: -75.6208       In this case, the coordinates for Exton 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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