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Welcome to Hatboro ...

Hatboro is located in Montgomery County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Hatboro, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Hatboro has a population of 7,495 people<2> (see below for details).

Hatboro is 250 feet [76 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Websites for Hatboro ...

Official Website:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hatboro had an population of 7,495 people. This is an increase of 1.83% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.38% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Hatboro had a population of 7,360 people. This makes Hatboro the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Hatboro represents 0.06% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 114th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 7,360 people, the population of Hatboro has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 7,393 people).

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

Communities near Hatboro ...

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

  • Philadelphia
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
  • Trenton
    (18 miles [29 km] to the east)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Trenton
    • Trenton is located in Mercer County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 82,957 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Trenton
  • Camden
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camden
    • Camden is located in Camden County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 73,740 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Camden
  • Norristown
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
  • Lansdale
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the northwest)
  • Yeadon
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
  • Gloucester City
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gloucester City
    • Gloucester City is located in Camden County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,190 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Gloucester City
  • Darby
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
  • Lansdowne
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansdowne have been provided by the GNIS.<5> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lansdowne
    • Lansdowne is located in Delaware County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,641 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Lansdowne
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansdowne <4>
  • Burlington
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burlington
    • Burlington is located in Burlington County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,840 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Burlington

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 Hatboro. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hatboro.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hatboro ...

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

Adding Hatboro to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Hatboro on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1908).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Hatboro.

The official website for Hatboro:

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The official website for State of Pennsylvania:

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Hatboro.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Hatboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<5>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 found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.




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