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Welcome to Kennett Square ...

Kennett Square is located in Chester County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Kennett Square has a population of 6,202 people<2> (see below for details).

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

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

Telephone area codes for Kennett Square: (610) & (484)<4>

Websites for Kennett Square ...

Official Website: www.kennett-square.pa.us/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kennett Square had an population of 6,202 people. This is an increase of 2.14% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 17.62% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kennett Square had a population of 6,072 people. This makes Kennett Square the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Kennett Square represents 0.05% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 147th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,072 people, the population of Kennett Square increased 15.15% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,273 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Kennett Square.

Communities near Kennett Square ...

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

  • Wilmington [New Castle County]
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    • Wilmington [New Castle County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Kennett Square
    • Estimated population in 2019: 70,166 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmington<6>
  • Chester [Delaware County]
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    • Chester [Delaware County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Kennett Square
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,000 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chester<6>
  • Newark [New Castle County]
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    • Newark [New Castle County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the south of Kennett Square
    • Estimated population in 2019: 33,515 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Newark
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Newark<6>
  • West Chester [Chester County]
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    • West Chester [Chester County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northeast of Kennett Square
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,029 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Chester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Chester<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Elkton [Cecil County]
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      • Elkton [Cecil County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Kennett Square
      • Estimated population in 2019: 15,622 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elkton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elkton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Elkton<6>
    • Coatesville [Chester County]
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      • Coatesville [Chester County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northwest of Kennett Square
      • Estimated population in 2019: 13,069 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coatesville<6>
    • Brookhaven [Delaware County]
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      • Brookhaven [Delaware County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the east of Kennett Square
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,049 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookhaven have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookhaven<6>
    • Downingtown [Chester County]
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      • Downingtown [Chester County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of Kennett Square
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,897 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Downingtown have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Downingtown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downingtown<6>
    • Swarthmore [Delaware County]
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      • Swarthmore [Delaware County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Kennett Square
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,346 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swarthmore
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Swarthmore<6>
    • Elsmere [New Castle County]
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      • Elsmere [New Castle County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Kennett Square
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,872 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elsmere have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elsmere

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kennett Square. Our list includes 9 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Kennett Square.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kennett Square ...

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

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About Chester County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Kennett Square: www.kennett-square.pa.us/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kennett Square.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kennett Square - 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 things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Kennett Square) 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 Kennett Square. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Kennett Square

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kennett Square. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8468, Longitude: -75.7117    
<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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