Norristown, Pennsylvania

Norristown: County seat of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States


Norristown is a city located in the county of Montgomery in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 34,324 and a population density of 9,508 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 34,323 inhabitants.

The city was created 342 years ago in 1681.

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Location of Norristown on Pennsylvania map.

Quick Facts about Norristown

Population : 34,323 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Montgomery County
Area : 3.61 km2
Altitude : 135 feet / 41 meters
Capital city : Norristown is capital of Montgomery County
Establishment : January 01, 1682 (342 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 02:48:39 (25th February 2024)
Postal code : 19401
Density : 9,508 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0% (2010-2020)
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Norristown is located at 40°7'17"N 75°20'24"W (40.1215000, -75.3399000).

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According to census records, the population of Norristown decreased by 0% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 34,324 - census
2011 34,553 0.66% estimation process
2012 34,569 0.05% estimation process
2013 34,566 -0.01% estimation process
2014 34,600 0.1% estimation process
2015 34,486 -0.33% estimation process
2016 34,500 0.04% estimation process
2017 34,444 -0.16% estimation process
2018 34,393 -0.15% estimation process
2019 34,341 -0.15% estimation process
2020 34,323 -0.05% estimation process

Norristown zip code is 19401. County name: Montgomery, County fips: 42091

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People born in Norristown (100)

People born in Norristown, including jazz bassist, producer, educator Jaco Pastorius, actress and writer Maria Bello, politician Jonathan Roberts, .


  • Peter Boyle (American actor) he was born in 18/10/1935
  • Jimmy Smith (American jazz musician) he was born in 08/12/1925
  • James Madison Porter (American politician (1793-1862)) he was born in 06/01/1793
  • Jerry Spinelli (American children's writer) he was born in 01/02/1941
  • Mike Piazza (American baseball player) he was born in 04/09/1968
  • Al Cantello (American Olympic athlete) he was born in 09/06/1933
  • John F. Street (American politician) he was born in 15/10/1943
  • David R. Porter (ninth Governor of Pennsylvania (1788-1867)) he was born in 31/10/1788
  • E. Otis Charles (American bishop) he was born in 24/04/1926
  • Richard Schweiker (American politician (1926-2015)) he was born in 01/06/1926
  • Joseph Henrich (Evolutionary Biologist) he was born in 06/09/1968
  • Josh Culbreath (American hurdler) he was born in 14/09/1932
  • Tommy Lasorda (American baseball player and coach) he was born in 22/09/1927
  • Marques Green (American basketball player) he was born in 18/03/1982
  • William Moore (New Jersey congressman from the United States (1810-1878)) he was born in 25/12/1810
  • Franny Beecher (Rock and roll musician) he was born in 29/09/1921
  • Ken Myers (American rower) he was born in 26/08/1896
  • George Bryan Porter (American politician (1791-1834)) he was born in 09/02/1791

Schools in Norristown

College & universities near Norristown, PA

Code Name City ZIP
488369 Premier Barber Institute Norristown (PA) 19401-5163
486105 Professional Academy of Cosmetology Norristown (PA) 19401-0000
210809 American College of Financial Services King of Prussia (PA) 19406
215044 Cortiva Institute-King of Prussia King of Prussia (PA) 19406
216348 Theological Seminary of the Reformed Episcopal Church Blue Bell (PA) 19422-1257

Stations (31)

Amtrak & bus stations near Norristown, PA

Code Name Address Type
ARD Ardmore Station Road and Lancaster Ave. RAIL
PAO Paoli 13 Lancaster Ave. RAIL
PHN North Philadelphia station 2900 North Broad St. RAIL
PHL 30th Street Station 2955 Market St. RAIL
EXT Exton 425 Walkertown Road RAIL

Post offices near Norristown

Post Office Name City ZIP
Norristown Post Office Norristown (PA) 19401
Bridgepor Post Office Bridgeport (PA) 19405
Conshohocken Carrier Annex Post Office Conshohocken (PA) 19428
Eagleville Carrier Annex Post Office Norristown (PA) 19403
Blue Bell Post Office Blue Bell (PA) 19422

Other cities in Montgomery County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Montgomery County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Abington 55,285 Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA
Haverford 49,547 A borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.
Cheltenham 37,080 Unincorporated community in Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania
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
Lower Gwynedd 11,531 Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Norristown distances to largest Pennsylvania cities