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Welcome to Whitford ...

Whitford is located in Chester County<1>.

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

Whitford is 340 feet [104 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Telephone area codes for Whitford: (610) and (484)<4>

Communities Also Named Whitford ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 4 communities that are also named Whitford - they are located in Alberta, Colorado, Louisiana and Oregon.

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

Communities near Whitford ...

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

  • Wilmington [New Castle County]
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    • Wilmington [New Castle County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Whitford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 70,376 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmington<6>
  • Norristown [Montgomery County]
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    • Norristown [Montgomery County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the northeast of Whitford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 34,323 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 southeast of Whitford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 33,692 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Chester<6>
  • Pottstown [Montgomery County]
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    • Pottstown [Montgomery County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Whitford
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,580 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 4 miles [6.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Whitford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 20,048 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Chester<6>
    • Phoenixville [Chester County]
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      • Phoenixville [Chester County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the northeast of Whitford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,910 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phoenixville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phoenixville<6>
    • Coatesville [Chester County]
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      • Coatesville [Chester County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the west of Whitford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,006 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coatesville<6>
    • Lansdowne [Delaware County]
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      • Lansdowne [Delaware County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the east of Whitford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,641 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Lansdowne have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Lansdowne
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lansdowne<6>
    • Downingtown [Chester County]
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      • Downingtown [Chester County] lies 3 miles [4.8 km]<5> to the west of Whitford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,419 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Downingtown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downingtown<6>
    • Brookhaven [Delaware County]
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      • Brookhaven [Delaware County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Whitford
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,053 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Brookhaven have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Brookhaven
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Brookhaven<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 Whitford. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Whitford.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Whitford ...

Looking for more information about Whitford? 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.

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

Adding Whitford to Our Gazetteer ...

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

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Whitford was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Whitford on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Whitford on our Genealogy Page.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Communities in Pennsylvania

About Chester County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Whitford. 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 Whitford - 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 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Whitford) 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 Whitford. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from WhitfordOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Whitford. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.0146, Longitude: -75.6377       In this case, the coordinates for Whitford 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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