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Welcome to Lansdowne ...

Lansdowne is located in Delaware County<1>.

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

While we don't have a date for the founding of Lansdowne, 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, Lansdowne has a population of 10,649 people<3> (see below for details).

Lansdowne is 100 feet [30 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Lansdowne ...

Official Website:

Chamber of Commerce:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Lansdowne had an population of 10,649 people. This is an increase of 0.27% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 3.58% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Lansdowne had a population of 10,620 people. This makes Lansdowne the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Lansdowne represents 0.08% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 60th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 10,620 people, the population of Lansdowne decreased 3.84% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 11,044 people).

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

Communities Also Named Lansdowne ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 15 communities that are also named Lansdowne - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, Kentucky, Maryland, New Brunswick, New Jersey, North Carolina, Nova Scotia (3), Ontario, Virginia and Yukon.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Lansdowne.

Communities near Lansdowne ...

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

  • Camden
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    • Camden lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Lansdowne.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 73,740 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden
  • Wilmington
  • Norristown
  • Chester
  • West Chester
  • Phoenixville
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    • Phoenixville lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Lansdowne.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,910 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
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    • Gloucester City lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Lansdowne.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,190 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gloucester City
  • Woodbury
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    • Woodbury lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Lansdowne.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,813 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodbury
  • Brookhaven
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    • Brookhaven lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Lansdowne.
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,053 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

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Lansdowne ...

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

Adding Lansdowne to Our Gazetteer ...

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

We also found Lansdowne on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Lansdowne.

The official website for Lansdowne:

The official website for Delaware County:

The official website for State of Pennsylvania:

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 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 Lansdowne.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Lansdowne - 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- Lansdowne) 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 Lansdowne. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from LansdowneOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Lansdowne. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9415, Longitude: -75.2760       In this case, the coordinates for Lansdowne 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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