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Welcome to Parkesburg ...

Parkesburg is located in Chester County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Parkesburg has a population of 3,993 people<3> (see below for details).

Parkesburg is 520 feet [158 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Area codes for Parkesburg: (610) and (484)<5>

Websites for Parkesburg ...

Official Website: www.parkesburg.boroughs.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Parkesburg had an population of 3,993 people. This is an increase of 11.13% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 18.38% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Parkesburg had a population of 3,593 people. This makes Parkesburg the county's 7th most populous community.

The population of Parkesburg represents 0.03% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 275th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,593 people, the population of Parkesburg increased 6.52% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,373 people).

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

Communities near Parkesburg ...

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

  • West Chester [Chester County]
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    • West Chester [Chester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<6> to the east of Parkesburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,029 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Chester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Chester<7>
  • Coatesville [Chester County]
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    • Coatesville [Chester County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<6> to the east of Parkesburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,069 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coatesville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coatesville<7>
  • Downingtown [Chester County]
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    • Downingtown [Chester County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the east of Parkesburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,897 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Downingtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Downingtown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downingtown<7>
  • Kennett Square [Chester County]
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    • Kennett Square [Chester County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the southeast of Parkesburg
    • Estimated population in 2019: 6,202 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kennett Square<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Oxford [Chester County]
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      • Oxford [Chester County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Parkesburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,581 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Oxford have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Oxford<7>
    • New Holland [Lancaster County]
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      • New Holland [Lancaster County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the northwest of Parkesburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,464 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Holland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Holland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Holland<7>
    • Strasburg [Lancaster County]
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      • Strasburg [Lancaster County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the west of Parkesburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 3,030 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Strasburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Strasburg<7>
    • West Grove [Chester County]
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      • West Grove [Chester County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southeast of Parkesburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,839 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Grove have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Grove
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Grove<7>
    • Rising Sun [Cecil County]
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      • Rising Sun [Cecil County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Parkesburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,781 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Rising Sun have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Rising Sun
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Rising Sun<7>
    • Quarryville [Lancaster County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Quarryville
      • Quarryville [Lancaster County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<6> to the west of Parkesburg
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,757 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Quarryville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Quarryville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quarryville<7>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Parkesburg. Our list includes 7 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Parkesburg.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Parkesburg ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Pennsylvania

About Chester County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Parkesburg: www.parkesburg.boroughs.org/

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>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 Parkesburg.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Parkesburg - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Area code (484) is an overlay for area code (610).
<6>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- Parkesburg) 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 Parkesburg. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Parkesburg

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Parkesburg. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9587, Longitude: -75.9205       In this case, the coordinates for Parkesburg have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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