Pottstown Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

Pottstown: Borough in Pennsylvania, United States

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Location of Pottstown on Pennsylvania map.

About

Pottstown is a city located in the county of Montgomery in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 22,377 and a population density of 4,511 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 22,580 inhabitants.

The city was created 269 years ago in 1751.

Building of the Order of Independent Americans  Pottstown  Pennsylvania image
Building of the Order of Independent Americans Pottstown Pennsylvania
Building of the Order of Independent Americans  Pottstown  Pennsylvania image

Geography

Pottstown is located at 40°14'43"N 75°38'59"W (40.2453700, -75.6496300).

Pottstown map

Pottstown Quick Facts

Population : 22,580 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Montgomery County
Different from : Pottsville
Postal code : 19464, 19465, 19464
Phone Area Codes : 610
Area : 4.96 km2
Altitude : 203 feet / 62 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1752 (269 years ago)
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 18:48:38 (27th October 2021)
Density : 4,552 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 0.9% (2010-2020)

Demographics

The population of Pottstown increased by 0.9% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 22,377 - census
2011 22,462 0.38% estimation process
2012 22,490 0.12% estimation process
2013 22,599 0.48% estimation process
2014 22,710 0.49% estimation process
2015 22,676 -0.15% estimation process
2016 22,695 0.08% estimation process
2017 22,676 -0.08% estimation process
2018 22,648 -0.12% estimation process
2019 22,600 -0.21% estimation process
2020 22,580 -0.09% estimation process

Pottstown zip code is 19464. County name: Montgomery, County fips: 42091

PTW, Potstaun, Pottsgrove, Pottstown, Pottsylvania, pottsutaun, Потстаун, ポッツタウン

People born in Pottstown (57)

People born in Pottstown, including screenwriter John W. Noble, Christian leader, founder of Albright's People Jacob Albright, National Women's Soccer League and United States national team goalkeeper Nicole Barnhart, you can see a list of people who born in Pottstown.

  • Luther Cressman (American archaeologist) he was born in 24/10/1897
  • Dante Calabria (American basketball player) he was born in 08/11/1973
  • Earl Strom (American basketball referee) he was born in 15/12/1927
  • Daryl Hall (American musician and lead vocalist of Hall & Oates) he was born in 11/10/1946
  • Gerard Hallock (American ice hockey player) he was born in 04/06/1905
  • Dick Ricketts (American baseball player) he was born in 04/12/1933
  • Brett Eppehimer (American basketball player) he was born in 28/05/1976
  • Dick Harter (American basketball coach) he was born in 14/10/1930
  • Nick Eppehimer (American basketball player) he was born in 20/11/1979
  • Bobby Shantz (American baseball player) he was born in 26/09/1925
  • Aaron Beasley (All-American college football player, professional football player, defensive back, cornerback) he was born in 07/07/1973
  • Benjamin Markley Boyer (American politician) he was born in 22/01/1823
  • Bill Rotes (American baseball player) he was born in 27/06/1871
  • Bill Wood (American football player and coach) he was born in 15/11/1894
  • Billy Shantz (American baseball player) he was born in 31/07/1927
  • Bobby Marshman (American racing driver) he was born in 24/09/1936
  • Buck Weaver (Major League Baseball player) he was born in 18/08/1890
  • David Rambo (American television writer and producer) he was born in 28/05/1955

Schools in Pottstown

College & universities near Pottstown, PA

Code Name City ZIP
216524 Ursinus College Collegeville (PA) 19426-1000

Stations (29)

Amtrak & bus stations near Pottstown, PA

Code Name Address Type
EXT Exton 425 Walkertown Road RAIL
PAO Paoli 13 Lancaster Ave. RAIL
DOW Downingtown West Lancaster Ave. and Stuart Ave. RAIL
COT Coatesville Third Ave. and Fleetwood St. RAIL
PAR Parkesburg W. First and S. Culvert Streets RAIL

Post offices near Pottstown

Post Office Name City ZIP
Pottstown Post Office Pottstown (PA) 19464

Other places with the same name (1)

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 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
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

Pottstown distances to largest Pennsylvania cities