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Welcome to Valley Forge ...

Valley Forge is located in Chester County<1>.

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

Valley Forge is 240 feet [73 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Area codes for Valley Forge: (610) & (484)<4>

Communities Also Named Valley Forge ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Valley Forge: This one is located in Chester County and the other is located in York County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 7 communities that are also named Valley Forge - they are located in Alabama, Georgia, Kansas, Missouri (2) and Tennessee.

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

Communities near Valley Forge ...

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

  • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County]
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    • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southeast of Valley Forge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,584,064 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philadelphia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philadelphia<6>
  • Norristown [Montgomery County]
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    • Norristown [Montgomery County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Valley Forge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,341 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norristown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norristown<6>
  • Chester [Delaware County]
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    • Chester [Delaware County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Valley Forge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,000 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Chester
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chester<6>
  • Pottstown [Montgomery County]
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    • Pottstown [Montgomery County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Valley Forge
    • Estimated population in 2019: 22,600 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pottstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottstown<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Chester [Chester County]
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      • West Chester [Chester County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Valley Forge
      • 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]
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      • Lansdale [Montgomery County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Valley Forge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 17,083 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansdale<6>
    • Phoenixville [Chester County]
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      • Phoenixville [Chester County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the northwest of Valley Forge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phoenixville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 16,968 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phoenixville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phoenixville<6>
    • Yeadon [Delaware County]
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      • Yeadon [Delaware County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southeast of Valley Forge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,496 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Yeadon
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Yeadon<6>
    • Darby [Delaware County]
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      • Darby [Delaware County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Valley Forge
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,702 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Darby
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Darby<6>
    • Lansdowne [Delaware County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Lansdowne
      • Lansdowne [Delaware County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southeast of Valley Forge
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansdowne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,647 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansdowne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansdowne<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 Valley Forge. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Valley Forge.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Valley Forge ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Valley Forge - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (484) is an overlay for area code (610).
<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 from Point A (ie- Valley Forge) 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 Valley Forge. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Valley Forge

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Valley Forge. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0971, Longitude: -75.4696       In this case, the coordinates for Valley Forge 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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