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Welcome to Folcroft ...

Folcroft is located in Delaware County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Folcroft has a population of 6,632 people<3> (see below for details).

Folcroft is 30 feet [9 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Folcroft ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.delcochamber.org/

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Folcroft had an population of 6,632 people. This is an increase of 0.39% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.96% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Folcroft had a population of 6,606 people. This makes Folcroft the county's 9th most populous community.

The population of Folcroft represents 0.05% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 129th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,606 people, the population of Folcroft decreased 5.33% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,978 people).

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

Communities near Folcroft ...

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

  • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County]
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    • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Folcroft
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,584,064 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philadelphia<6>
  • Camden [Camden County]
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    • Camden [Camden County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Folcroft
    • Estimated population in 2019: 73,562 people
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  • Wilmington [New Castle County]
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    • Wilmington [New Castle County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Folcroft
    • Estimated population in 2019: 70,166 people
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    • 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 north of Folcroft
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,341 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norristown<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Chester [Chester County]
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      • West Chester [Chester County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the west of Folcroft
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,029 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Chester<6>
    • Gloucester City [Camden County]
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      • Gloucester City [Camden County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Folcroft
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,219 people
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    • Woodbury [Gloucester County]
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      • Woodbury [Gloucester County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Folcroft
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,794 people
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    • Brookhaven [Delaware County]
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      • Brookhaven [Delaware County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the west of Folcroft
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,049 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]
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      • Conshohocken [Montgomery County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Folcroft
      • 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>
    • Ambler [Montgomery County]
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      • Ambler [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the north of Folcroft
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,491 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ambler have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ambler
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ambler<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 Folcroft. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Folcroft.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Folcroft ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Pennsylvania

About Delaware County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Folcroft. 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 Folcroft.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Folcroft - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Folcroft) 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 Folcroft. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Folcroft

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Folcroft. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8907, Longitude: -75.2788       In this case, the coordinates for Folcroft 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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