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Welcome to Phoenixville ...
The location of Phoenixville has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Phoenixville has a population of 16,976 people<3> (see below for details).
We don't have a date for the establishment of Phoenixville.
Phoenixville is 130 feet [40 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Phoenixville lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Telephone area codes for Phoenixville: (610) and (484)<5>
Websites for Phoenixville ...
Official Website: www.phoenixville.org/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Phoenixville had an population of 16,976 people. This is an increase of 3.26% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 14.8% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Phoenixville had a population of 16,440 people. This makes Phoenixville the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Phoenixville represents 0.13% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 33rd most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 16,440 people, the population of Phoenixville increased 11.17% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 14,788 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Phoenixville.
Communities Also Named Phoenixville ...
Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 2 communities that are also named Phoenixville - they are located in Alabama and Connecticut.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Phoenixville.
Communities near Phoenixville ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Phoenixville.
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 Phoenixville. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Phoenixville.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Phoenixville. 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 Phoenixville.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Phoenixville. Our list includes 28 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Phoenixville.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Phoenixville ...
Looking for more information about Phoenixville? 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 Phoenixville, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Phoenixville.
Adding Phoenixville to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Phoenixville in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Phoenixville was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Phoenixville on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Phoenixville on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Phoenixville: www.phoenixville.org/
The official website for Chester County: www.chesco.org/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 02 Aug 2022