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Welcome to Perkasie ...

Perkasie is located in Bucks County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Perkasie has a population of 8,738 people<3> (see below for details).

Perkasie is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Perkasie ...

Official Website: www.perkasieborough.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Perkasie had an population of 8,738 people. This is an increase of 2.67% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.02% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Perkasie had a population of 8,511 people. This makes Perkasie the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Perkasie represents 0.07% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 90th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,511 people, the population of Perkasie decreased 3.59% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,828 people).

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

Communities near Perkasie ...

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

  • Allentown [Lehigh County]
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    • Allentown [Lehigh County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northwest of Perkasie
    • Estimated population in 2019: 121,442 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allentown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allentown<6>
  • Bethlehem [Northampton County]
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    • Bethlehem [Northampton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Perkasie
    • Estimated population in 2019: 75,815 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethlehem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethlehem<6>
  • Norristown [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norristown
    • Norristown [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Perkasie
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,341 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norristown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norristown<6>
  • Lansdale [Montgomery County]
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    • Lansdale [Montgomery County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Perkasie
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,083 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansdale<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Emmaus [Lehigh County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emmaus have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emmaus
      • Emmaus [Lehigh County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northwest of Perkasie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,467 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emmaus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emmaus<6>
    • Doylestown [Bucks County]
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      • Doylestown [Bucks County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Perkasie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,272 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Doylestown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Doylestown<6>
    • Hatboro [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hatboro
      • Hatboro [Montgomery County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Perkasie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,501 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hatboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hatboro<6>
    • Ambler [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ambler have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ambler
      • Ambler [Montgomery County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the south of Perkasie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,491 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ambler
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ambler<6>
    • Hellertown [Northampton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hellertown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hellertown
      • Hellertown [Northampton County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Perkasie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,831 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hellertown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hellertown<6>
    • Collegeville [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collegeville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collegeville
      • Collegeville [Montgomery County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Perkasie
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,174 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collegeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collegeville<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 Perkasie. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Perkasie.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Perkasie. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Perkasie.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Perkasie ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Bucks County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Perkasie: www.perkasieborough.org/

The official website for Bucks County: www.buckscounty.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 Bucks, 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 Perkasie.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Perkasie - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Perkasie) 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 Perkasie. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Perkasie

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Perkasie. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.3795, Longitude: -75.2927       In this case, the coordinates for Perkasie 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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