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Welcome to Phoenixville ...

Phoenixville is located in Chester County<1>.

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.

  • Norristown [Montgomery County]
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    • Norristown [Montgomery County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<6> to the east of Phoenixville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,323 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norristown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norristown<7>
  • Pottstown [Montgomery County]
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    • Pottstown [Montgomery County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the northwest of Phoenixville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,580 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pottstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottstown<7>
  • West Chester [Chester County]
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    • West Chester [Chester County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the south of Phoenixville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,048 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Chester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Chester<7>
  • Lansdale [Montgomery County]
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    • Lansdale [Montgomery County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<6> to the northeast of Phoenixville
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 17,335 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansdale<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Coatesville [Chester County]
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      • Coatesville [Chester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southwest of Phoenixville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,006 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Coatesville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coatesville<7>
    • Yeadon [Delaware County]
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      • Yeadon [Delaware County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the southeast of Phoenixville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,489 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yeadon<7>
    • Lansdowne [Delaware County]
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      • Lansdowne [Delaware County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<6> to the southeast of Phoenixville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,641 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<7>
    • Downingtown [Chester County]
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      • Downingtown [Chester County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the southwest of Phoenixville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,419 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>
    • Brookhaven [Delaware County]
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      • Brookhaven [Delaware County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<6> to the south of Phoenixville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,053 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookhaven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookhaven<7>
    • Conshohocken [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conshohocken
      • Conshohocken [Montgomery County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the east of Phoenixville
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,051 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conshohocken
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conshohocken<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 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.

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About Chester County

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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/

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 Phoenixville.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Phoenixville - 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Phoenixville) 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 Phoenixville. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from PhoenixvilleOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Phoenixville. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1295, Longitude: -75.5205       In this case, the coordinates for Phoenixville 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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