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Welcome to Souderton ...

Souderton is located in Montgomery County<1>.


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


While we don't have a date for the founding of Souderton, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1876.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Souderton has a population of 7,070 people<3> (see below for details).

Souderton is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Souderton ...

Official Website: www.soudertonboro.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Souderton had an population of 7,070 people. This is an increase of 6.83% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.05% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Souderton had a population of 6,618 people. This makes Souderton the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Souderton represents 0.05% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 128th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,618 people, the population of Souderton decreased 1.66% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,730 people).

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

Communities near Souderton ...

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

  • Norristown
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the south)
  • Pottstown
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the west)
  • Phoenixville
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phoenixville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phoenixville
    • Phoenixville is located in Chester County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,910 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phoenixville <5>
  • Emmaus
    (18 miles [29 km] to the northwest)
  • Quakertown
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the north)
  • Doylestown
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the east)
  • Conshohocken
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the south)
  • Hatboro
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southeast)
  • Ambler
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the southeast)
    • 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 is located in Montgomery County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,496 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ambler <5>
  • Hellertown
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Souderton. See our Newspapers Page for Souderton.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Souderton ...

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

Adding Souderton to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Souderton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Souderton was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Souderton post office opened in 1876.

We also found Souderton on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1908).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Souderton.

The official website for Souderton: www.soudertonboro.com/

The official website for Montgomery County: www.montcopa.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 Montgomery, 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 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 Souderton.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Souderton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:

      https://cblevins.github.io/us-post-offices/data-biography/









 

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