Montgomery County , Pennsylvania

Montgomery County: County in Pennsylvania, United States

Montgomery County locator map
Location of Montgomery County on Pennsylvania map.

About

Montgomery County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 799,874 and a population density of 634 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 833,869 inhabitants. Its county seat is Norristown. The county was created 237 years ago in 1784.

Montgomery County Courthouse Pennsylvania - Douglas Muth image
Montgomery County Courthouse Pennsylvania - Douglas Muth
Montgomery County Courthouse Pennsylvania - Douglas Muth image

Geography

Montgomery County is located at 40°12'39"N 75°22'2"W (40.2108300, -75.3673000). It has 6 neighbors: Berks County, Bucks County, Chester County, Delaware, Lehigh County and Philadelphia County.

Montgomery County map

The largest city of Montgomery County is Haverford with a population of 49,547. Other cities include, Norristown population 34,323, Pottstown population 22,580, Lansdale population 17,335 and Conshohocken population 8,051. See all Montgomery County cities & populated places.

Weather

Montgomery County forecast: Rain and a chance of thunderstorms and patchy fog before 8am, then rain showers likely and patchy fog. Some of the storms could produce heavy rain. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Northeast wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. more

Montgomery County Quick Facts

Population : 833,869 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
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Twitter username : montcopa
Area : 1262 km2
Water as percent of area : 0.9%
Land as percent of area : 99.1%
Named for : Montgomeryshire, Richard Montgomery
Capital : Norristown
Establishment : September 09, 1784
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 01:48:35 (26th October 2021)
Density : 661 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 4.08% (2010-2020)
Weather : 64℉ Heavy Rain then Rain Showers Likely 7-days weather

Montgomery County has 6 neighbours.

Demographics

The population of Montgomery County increased by 4.08% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 799,874 - census
2011 805,281 0.67% estimation process
2012 808,672 0.42% estimation process
2013 812,586 0.48% estimation process
2014 815,753 0.39% estimation process
2015 817,180 0.17% estimation process
2016 819,791 0.32% estimation process
2017 824,303 0.55% estimation process
2018 826,924 0.32% estimation process
2019 830,915 0.48% estimation process
2020 833,869 0.35% estimation process

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People born in Montgomery County (26)

People born in Montgomery County, including Union Army general Adam J. Slemmer, Territorial Governor of Minnesota, 1857-1858 Samuel Medary, United States botanist and Lutheran clergyman Gotthilf Heinrich Ernst Muhlenberg, you can see a list of people who born in Montgomery County.

  • Paul Collins (American writer) he was born in 12/01/1969
  • John Reynolds (Illinois politician (1788-1865)) he was born in 26/02/1788
  • Hobey Baker (American amateur athlete (1892-1918)) he was born in 15/01/1892
  • Jacob C. Isacks (American politician (1767-1835)) he was born in 01/01/1767
  • Abraham Greenawalt (United States Army Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 01/01/1834
  • John Rafferty, Jr. (American politician) he was born in 07/02/1953
  • John Todd (American politician) he was born in 27/03/1750
  • John Weber (Speaker of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives in 1810) he was born in 08/10/1768
  • Jonathan M. Roberts (American writer) he was born in 07/12/1821
  • Levi Todd (Kentucky pioneer and civil servant) he was born in 04/10/1756
  • Samuel Gross (American politician) he was born in 10/11/1776
  • Samuel Miles (American military officer and politician) he was born in 11/03/1740
  • Stewart Greenleaf (Pennsylvania State Senator) he was born in 04/10/1939
  • Ellwood Godfrey (American field hockey player) he was born in 17/07/1910
  • Hillary Beyer (American soldier) he was born in 28/09/1837
  • Marmadude Smith (American tennis player) he was born in 01/01/1868
  • George Harrar he was born in 25/07/1949
  • Kendal Conrad she was born in 04/09/1991

Other places with the same name (18)

Montgomery County Populated Places (more)

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Montgomery County.

City Name Population Title
Abington 55,285 Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Haverford 49,547 Community in Pennsylvania
Cheltenham 37,080 Unincorporated community in Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania
Norristown 34,323 County seat of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States
Horsham 26,524 Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Pottstown 22,580 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States
King of Prussia 19,936 Census-designated place in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States
Limerick 19,500 Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Whitemarsh 18,584 Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Lansdale 17,335 Borough in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Willow Grove 15,726 Census-designated place in Pennsylvania, USA
West Norriton 15,668 Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Skippack 14,554 Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Franconia 13,500 Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
New Hanover 13,464 Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Montgomeryville 12,624 Census designated place

Pennsylvania Other Counties (more counties)

County Name Population Title
Philadelphia County 1,578,487 County in Pennsylvania, United States
Philadelphia 1,578,487 Largest city in Pennsylvania, United States
Allegheny County 1,211,358 County in the southwestern part of the U.
Bucks County 627,987 County in Pennsylvania, United States
Delaware County 566,753 County in Pennsylvania, United States
Lancaster County 546,192 County in Pennsylvania, United States
Chester County 526,759 County in Pennsylvania, United States
York County 450,448 County in Maine, United States
Berks County 421,017 County in Pennsylvania, United States
Croydon 385,346 London borough in South London
Lehigh County 370,802 County in Pennsylvania, United States of America
Westmoreland County 347,087 County in Pennsylvania, United States
Luzerne County 316,982 County in Pennsylvania, United States
Northampton County 305,892 County in Pennsylvania, United States
Pittsburgh 299,226 County seat in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States
Dauphin County 279,874 County in Pennsylvania, United States