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Welcome to Jenkintown ...

Jenkintown is located in Montgomery County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Jenkintown has a population of 4,420 people<2> (see below for details).

Jenkintown is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The ZIP code for Jenkintown: 19046<4>

Websites for Jenkintown ...

Official Website: www.jenkintown.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Jenkintown had an population of 4,420 people (or a decrease of 1.3% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Jenkintown had a population of 4,422 people. This makes Jenkintown the county's 12th most populous community.

The population of Jenkintown represents 0.03% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 226th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 4,422 people, the population of Jenkintown decreased 1.25% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 4,478 people).

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

Communities near Jenkintown ...

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

  • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Philadelphia
    • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the south of Jenkintown
    • 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]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camden
    • Camden [Camden County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Jenkintown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 73,562 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden
  • Norristown [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norristown
    • Norristown [Montgomery County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Jenkintown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,341 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norristown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norristown<6>
  • Lansdale [Montgomery County]
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    • Lansdale [Montgomery County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Jenkintown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,083 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansdale<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Yeadon [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yeadon
      • Yeadon [Delaware County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Jenkintown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,496 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yeadon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yeadon<6>
    • Gloucester City [Camden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gloucester City
      • Gloucester City [Camden County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the south of Jenkintown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,219 people
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    • Darby [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Darby
      • Darby [Delaware County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Jenkintown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,702 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Darby<6>
    • Lansdowne [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lansdowne
      • Lansdowne [Delaware County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Jenkintown
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansdowne have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,647 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansdowne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansdowne<6>
    • Burlington [Burlington County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Burlington
      • Burlington [Burlington County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the east of Jenkintown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,858 people
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    • Woodbury [Gloucester County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Woodbury
      • Woodbury [Gloucester County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Jenkintown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,794 people
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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 Jenkintown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Jenkintown.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Jenkintown ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Montgomery County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Jenkintown: www.jenkintown.com/

The official website for Montgomery County: www.montcopa.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 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 Jenkintown.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Jenkintown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Jenkintown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Jenkintown or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Jenkintown) 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 Jenkintown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Jenkintown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Jenkintown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0959, Longitude: -75.1258    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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