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Welcome to North Wales ...

North Wales is located in Montgomery County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, North Wales has a population of 3,265 people<3> (see below for details).

North Wales is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for North Wales ...

Official Website: www.northwales.boroughs.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, North Wales had an population of 3,265 people. This is an increase of 1.11% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 2.3% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, North Wales had a population of 3,229 people. This makes North Wales the county's 17th most populous community.

The population of North Wales represents 0.03% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 300th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,229 people, the population of North Wales decreased 3.38% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,342 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for North Wales.

Communities near North Wales ...

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

  • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County]
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    • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of North Wales
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,584,064 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philadelphia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philadelphia<6>
  • Norristown [Montgomery County]
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    • Norristown [Montgomery County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the southwest of North Wales
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,341 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norristown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norristown<6>
  • Pottstown [Montgomery County]
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    • Pottstown [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the west of North Wales
    • Estimated population in 2019: 22,600 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pottstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottstown<6>
  • Phoenixville [Chester County]
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    • Phoenixville [Chester County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of North Wales
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,968 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>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Yeadon [Delaware County]
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      • Yeadon [Delaware County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of North Wales
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,496 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yeadon<6>
    • Lansdowne [Delaware County]
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      • Lansdowne [Delaware County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of North Wales
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,647 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansdowne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansdowne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansdowne<6>
    • Quakertown [Bucks County]
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      • Quakertown [Bucks County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of North Wales
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,784 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quakertown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quakertown<6>
    • Perkasie [Bucks County]
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      • Perkasie [Bucks County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the north of North Wales
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,738 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perkasie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perkasie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perkasie<6>
    • Doylestown [Bucks County]
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      • Doylestown [Bucks County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of North Wales
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,272 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Doylestown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Doylestown<6>
    • Conshohocken [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conshohocken
      • Conshohocken [Montgomery County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of North Wales
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,047 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conshohocken have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conshohocken
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conshohocken<6>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for North Wales ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Pennsylvania

About Montgomery County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for North Wales: www.northwales.boroughs.org/

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>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for North Wales.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around North Wales - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or 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- North Wales) 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 North Wales. 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 North Wales

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in North Wales. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2112, Longitude: -75.2749       In this case, the coordinates for North Wales 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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