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Welcome to Glenolden ...

Glenolden is located in Delaware County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Glenolden has a population of 7,164 people<3> (see below for details).

Glenolden is 90 feet [27 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Glenolden ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.delcochamber.org/

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Glenolden had an population of 7,164 people. This is an increase of 0.15% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 4.17% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Glenolden had a population of 7,153 people. This makes Glenolden the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Glenolden represents 0.06% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 117th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,153 people, the population of Glenolden decreased 4.32% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 7,476 people).

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

Communities near Glenolden ...

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

  • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County]
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    • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Glenolden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,584,064 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philadelphia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philadelphia<6>
  • Camden [Camden County]
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    • Camden [Camden County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Glenolden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 73,562 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden
  • Wilmington [New Castle County]
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    • Wilmington [New Castle County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Glenolden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 70,166 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmington<6>
  • Norristown [Montgomery County]
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    • Norristown [Montgomery County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the north of Glenolden
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,341 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norristown
    • 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 Glenolden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,029 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Chester<6>
    • Phoenixville [Chester County]
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      • Phoenixville [Chester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northwest of Glenolden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,968 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>
    • Gloucester City [Camden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gloucester City
      • Gloucester City [Camden County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Glenolden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,219 people
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    • Woodbury [Gloucester County]
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      • Woodbury [Gloucester County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Glenolden
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,794 people
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    • Conshohocken [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conshohocken
      • Conshohocken [Montgomery County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the north of Glenolden
      • 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 Glenolden
      • 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 Glenolden. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Glenolden.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Glenolden ...

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

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About Delaware County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Glenolden. 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 Glenolden.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Glenolden - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Glenolden) 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 Glenolden. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Glenolden

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Glenolden. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9001, Longitude: -75.2907       In this case, the coordinates for Glenolden 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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