Phoenixville, Pennsylvania

Phoenixville: Borough of Pennsylvania


Phoenixville is a city located in the county of Chester in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 16,440 and a population density of 4,419 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 16,910 inhabitants.

The city was created 291 years ago in 1731.

Phoenixville locator map
Location of Phoenixville on Pennsylvania map.

Quick Facts about Phoenixville

Population : 16,910 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Chester County
Area : 3.72 km2
Altitude : 453 feet / 138 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1732 (291 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 06:58:25 (23rd September 2023)
Postal code : 19460
Density : 4,546 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 2.78% (2010-2020)
Gay Street School image
Gay Street School
Gay Street School image


Phoenixville is located at 40°7'49"N 75°30'54"W (40.1303800, -75.5149100).

Phoenixville map


The population of Phoenixville increased by 2.78% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 16,440 - census
2011 16,498 0.35% estimation process
2012 16,519 0.13% estimation process
2013 16,540 0.13% estimation process
2014 16,630 0.54% estimation process
2015 16,675 0.27% estimation process
2016 16,942 1.58% estimation process
2017 16,930 -0.07% estimation process
2018 16,956 0.15% estimation process
2019 16,968 0.07% estimation process
2020 16,910 -0.34% estimation process

Phoenixville zip code is 19460. County name: Chester, County fips: 42029

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People born in Phoenixville (37)

People born in Phoenixville, including athletics competitor Horace Ashenfelter, musician Terry Gilkyson, singer Ruth Price, .


  • Samuel W. Pennypacker (Governor of Pennsylvania, Union United States Army soldier) he was born in 09/04/1843
  • James F. Crow (American geneticist) he was born in 18/01/1916
  • Wayne MacVeagh (Union Army officer, lawyer, politician (1833-1917)) he was born in 19/04/1833
  • Dennis Thomas Flynn (American politician) he was born in 13/02/1861
  • Peter Farrelly (American film director, producer and screenwriter) he was born in 17/12/1956
  • Jack Wall (video game music composer) he was born in 01/01/1964
  • David R. Kessler (American politician) he was born in 09/02/1957
  • Edward C. Shannon (Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania) he was born in 24/06/1870
  • Everett W. Anderson (United States Army Medal of Honor recipient) he was born in 12/07/1839
  • Frank Zinn (American baseball catcher) he was born in 21/12/1865
  • Jack Krizmanich (American actor) he was born in 16/12/1978
  • Joe Devlin (American football player) he was born in 23/02/1954
  • Joe Geri (American football player (1924-2002)) he was born in 20/10/1924
  • John Smiley (American baseball player) he was born in 17/03/1965
  • John Stauffer (American politician) he was born in 28/05/1925
  • Margaret Mason (American actress (1940-1999)) she was born in 31/12/1940
  • Mike Basca (American football player (1917-1944)) he was born in 04/12/1917
  • Neal Olkewicz (American football player) he was born in 30/01/1957

Schools in Phoenixville

College & universities near Phoenixville, PA

Code Name City ZIP
216542 University of Valley Forge Phoenixville (PA) 19460-2373

Stations (30)

Amtrak & bus stations near Phoenixville, PA

Code Name Address Type
PAO Paoli 13 Lancaster Ave. RAIL
EXT Exton 425 Walkertown Road RAIL
DOW Downingtown West Lancaster Ave. and Stuart Ave. RAIL
ARD Ardmore Station Road and Lancaster Ave. RAIL
COT Coatesville Third Ave. and Fleetwood St. RAIL

Post offices near Phoenixville

Post Office Name City ZIP
Phoenixvill Post Office Phoenixville (PA) 19460

Other cities in Chester County

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

City Name Population Title
West Chester 20,048 Borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States
Warwick 19,576 Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania
Caln 14,089 Census-designated place in Chester County, Pennsylvania
Coatesville 13,006 City of Pennsylvania
Hopewell 12,548 Borough in Bedford County, Pennsylvania
New Garden 12,237 Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania
Westtown 10,992 Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania
Willistown 10,983 Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania
Downingtown 8,419 Borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania
Red Lion 6,309 Borough of Pennsylvania
Kennett Square 6,203 Borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States
New London 5,967 Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania
Oxford 5,594 Borough of Pennsylvania
Paoli 5,575 Census designated place
Exton 4,842 Village and former civil parish in Rutland, UK
Pocopson 4,827 Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Phoenixville distances to largest Pennsylvania cities