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Welcome to Media ...

Media is located in Delaware County<1> and is the County Seat for Delaware County.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Media has a population of 5,682 people<2> (see below for details).

Media is 290 feet [88 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Websites for Media ...

Official Website:   www.mediaborough.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.delcochamber.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Media had an population of 5,682 people. This is an increase of 6.66% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 2.69% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Media had a population of 5,327 people. This makes Media the county's 14th most populous community.

The population of Media represents 0.04% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 179th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,327 people, the population of Media decreased 3.72% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,533 people).

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

Communities Also Named Media ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 5 communities that are also named Media - they are located in Alabama, Illinois, Kansas, Ohio and Washington.

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

Communities near Media ...

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

  • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Philadelphia
    • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the east of Media
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,584,064 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philadelphia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philadelphia<5>
  • Camden [Camden County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Camden
    • Camden [Camden County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Media
    • 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 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Media
    • Estimated population in 2019: 70,166 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmington<5>
  • Norristown [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norristown
    • Norristown [Montgomery County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the north of Media
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,341 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norristown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norristown<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Chester [Chester County]
    • Phoenixville [Chester County]
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      • Phoenixville [Chester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Media
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,968 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phoenixville have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phoenixville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phoenixville<5>
    • Yeadon [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Yeadon
      • Yeadon [Delaware County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Media
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,496 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yeadon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yeadon<5>
    • Gloucester City [Camden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gloucester City
      • Gloucester City [Camden County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the east of Media
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,219 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Gloucester City
    • Darby [Delaware County]
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      • Darby [Delaware County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the east of Media
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,702 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Darby<5>
    • Lansdowne [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lansdowne
      • Lansdowne [Delaware County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the east of Media
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,647 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansdowne have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansdowne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansdowne<5>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Media. Our list includes 12 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Media.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Media ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Pennsylvania

About Delaware County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Media: www.mediaborough.com/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Media.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Media - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Media) 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 Media. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Media

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Media. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9182, Longitude: -75.3910    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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