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Welcome to Trappe ...

Trappe is located in Montgomery County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Trappe has a population of 3,725 people<3> (see below for details).

Trappe is 270 feet [82 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Trappe had an population of 3,725 people. This is an increase of 6.16% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 16.04% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Trappe had a population of 3,509 people. This makes Trappe the county's 15th most populous community.

The population of Trappe represents 0.03% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 279th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 3,509 people, the population of Trappe increased 9.31% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 3,210 people).

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

Communities Also Named Trappe ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 3 communities that are also named Trappe - they are located in and Maryland (3).

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

Communities near Trappe ...

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

  • Norristown [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norristown
    • Norristown [Montgomery County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southeast of Trappe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,341 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norristown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norristown<6>
  • Pottstown [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pottstown
    • Pottstown [Montgomery County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the west of Trappe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 22,600 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pottstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottstown<6>
  • West Chester [Chester County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for West Chester
    • West Chester [Chester County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Trappe
    • Estimated population in 2019: 20,029 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Chester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Chester<6>
  • Lansdale [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lansdale
    • Lansdale [Montgomery County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Trappe
    • 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) ...
    • Phoenixville [Chester County]
      • 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 [Chester County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the southwest of Trappe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,968 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phoenixville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phoenixville<6>
    • Quakertown [Bucks County]
    • Perkasie [Bucks County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perkasie have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perkasie
      • Perkasie [Bucks County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Trappe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,738 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Perkasie
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perkasie<6>
    • Doylestown [Bucks County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Doylestown
      • Doylestown [Bucks County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the northeast of Trappe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,272 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Doylestown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Doylestown<6>
    • Conshohocken [Montgomery County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conshohocken have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conshohocken
      • Conshohocken [Montgomery County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southeast of Trappe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,047 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conshohocken
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conshohocken<6>
    • Downingtown [Chester County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Downingtown
      • Downingtown [Chester County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Trappe
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,897 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Downingtown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downingtown<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 Trappe. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Trappe.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Trappe ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Pennsylvania

About Montgomery County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Trappe. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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 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 Trappe.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Trappe - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'point-to-point' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Trappe) 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 Trappe. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Trappe

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Trappe. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1957, Longitude: -75.4721       In this case, the coordinates for Trappe 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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