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Welcome to Quakertown ...

Quakertown is located in Bucks County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Quakertown has a population of 8,784 people<2> (see below for details).

Quakertown is 500 feet [152 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Websites for Quakertown ...

Official Website: www.quakertownboro.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Quakertown had an population of 8,784 people. This is a decrease of 2.17% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.65% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Quakertown had a population of 8,979 people. This makes Quakertown the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Quakertown represents 0.07% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 83rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 8,979 people, the population of Quakertown has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 8,931 people).

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

Communities Also Named Quakertown ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Quakertown: This one is located in Bucks County and the other is located in Lawrence County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 8 communities that are also named Quakertown - they are located in Connecticut, Delaware, Indiana, Michigan, New Jersey (2) and Texas.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Quakertown.

Communities near Quakertown ...

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

  • Allentown [Lehigh County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allentown
    • Allentown [Lehigh County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northwest of Quakertown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 121,442 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allentown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allentown<5>
  • Bethlehem [Northampton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Bethlehem
    • Bethlehem [Northampton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the north of Quakertown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 75,815 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Bethlehem
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethlehem<5>
  • Easton [Northampton County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Easton
    • Easton [Northampton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the north of Quakertown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 27,189 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Easton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Easton<5>
  • Lansdale [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lansdale
    • Lansdale [Montgomery County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the south of Quakertown
    • Estimated population in 2019: 17,083 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansdale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansdale<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Phillipsburg [Warren County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phillipsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phillipsburg
      • Phillipsburg [Warren County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the northeast of Quakertown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 14,212 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phillipsburg
    • Emmaus [Lehigh County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Emmaus have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emmaus
      • Emmaus [Lehigh County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Quakertown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,467 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emmaus
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emmaus<5>
    • Northampton [Northampton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northampton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northampton
      • Northampton [Northampton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Quakertown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,870 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northampton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northampton<5>
    • Doylestown [Bucks County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Doylestown
      • Doylestown [Bucks County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Quakertown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,272 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Doylestown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Doylestown<5>
    • Wilson [Northampton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilson have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilson
      • Wilson [Northampton County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the north of Quakertown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,807 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilson
    • Souderton [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Souderton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Souderton
      • Souderton [Montgomery County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Quakertown
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,082 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Souderton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Souderton<5>

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Quakertown. Our list includes 10 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Quakertown.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Quakertown ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Bucks County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Quakertown: www.quakertownboro.com/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Quakertown.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Quakertown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Quakertown) 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 Quakertown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Quakertown

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Quakertown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4417, Longitude: -75.3416    
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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.






















 

 

 

 

 


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