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Wharton, Pennsylvania
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The location of Wharton

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Welcome to Wharton ...

Wharton is located in Philadelphia County.

Wharton is near sea level<1>.

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

Communities near Wharton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Keep in mind that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Wharton and not the distance if you drove.<2>.

Community   2016<3>
Population
DirectionDistance
Burlington (NJ)   [Map]   9,866   NE   19 miles [30.6 km]
Gloucester City (NJ)   [Map]   11,339   SE   3 miles [4.8 km]
Woodbury (NJ)   [Map]   9,962   S   6 miles [9.7 km]
Brookhaven   [Map]   8,066   W   12 miles [19.3 km]
Chester   [Map]   33,988   SW   12 miles [19.3 km]
Conshohocken   [Map]   7,982   NW   12 miles [19.3 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Wharton.

Communities Also Named Wharton ...

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

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 11 communities that are also named Wharton - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, North Carolina, Nova Scotia, Ohio (3), Oklahoma, Texas and West Virginia.

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

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Wharton. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Wharton. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Wharton.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Wharton:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Wharton ...

Looking for more information about Wharton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Wharton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Wharton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Tourism Map for Wharton.

Search for Local Businesses ...

Google's 'Search-by-Location' has proven to be a useful tool by people who planned visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Wharton. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

LodgingGas StationsBanks
Bed & BreakfastTruck StopsATMs
Campgrounds  
RestaurantsAuto RepairReal Estate
 RV RepairRentals
Food/Groceries  
PharmacyAuto PartsChurches
 RV PartsCemeteries
AttractionsMotorcycle Parts 
  Libraries
Fishing/HuntingHospitalsSchools
Hiking/CampingDoctors 
 DentistsPost Offices
Auto RentalChiropractors 
Auto LeasingVeterinarians 

Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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

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Footnotes ...

<1>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Wharton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<2>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance that stretches from Wharton. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Wharton) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Wharton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.9268, Longitude: -75.1571     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Wharton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Wharton.

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<4>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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For additional information, please visit our Glossary for Wharton.