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Welcome to Prospect Park ...

Prospect Park is located in Delaware County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Prospect Park has a population of 6,492 people<3> (see below for details).

Prospect Park is 70 feet [21 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Prospect Park ...

Chamber of Commerce:   www.delcochamber.org/

Although we don't have any websites that are specific to Prospect Park, the following might be of interest:

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Prospect Park had an population of 6,492 people. This is an increase of 0.59% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 1.55% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Prospect Park had a population of 6,454 people. This makes Prospect Park the county's 10th most populous community.

The population of Prospect Park represents 0.05% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 134th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,454 people, the population of Prospect Park decreased 2.12% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 6,594 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Prospect Park.

Communities Also Named Prospect Park ...

While we believe that this Prospect Park is located in Delaware County, we know of another 2 Pennsylvania communities named Prospect Park. Those communities are located in the following counties: Cameron and Northampton County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 11 communities that are also named Prospect Park - they are located in California, Illinois (3), Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, New York and Utah.

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

Communities near Prospect Park ...

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

  • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County]
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    • Philadelphia [Philadelphia County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northeast of Prospect Park
    • Estimated population in 2019: 1,584,064 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Philadelphia
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Philadelphia<6>
  • Camden [Camden County]
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    • Camden [Camden County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the east of Prospect Park
    • Estimated population in 2019: 73,562 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Camden
  • Wilmington [New Castle County]
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    • Wilmington [New Castle County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Prospect Park
    • Estimated population in 2019: 70,166 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilmington
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilmington<6>
  • Norristown [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Norristown
    • Norristown [Montgomery County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the north of Prospect Park
    • Estimated population in 2019: 34,341 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Norristown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Norristown<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • West Chester [Chester County]
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      • West Chester [Chester County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the west of Prospect Park
      • Estimated population in 2019: 20,029 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Chester
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Chester<6>
    • Gloucester City [Camden County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Gloucester City
      • Gloucester City [Camden County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the east of Prospect Park
      • Estimated population in 2019: 11,219 people
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    • Woodbury [Gloucester County]
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      • Woodbury [Gloucester County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Prospect Park
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,794 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Woodbury
    • Conshohocken [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Conshohocken
      • Conshohocken [Montgomery County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Prospect Park
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,047 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Conshohocken have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Conshohocken
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Conshohocken<6>
    • Ambler [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Ambler
      • Ambler [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the north of Prospect Park
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,491 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Ambler have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Ambler
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ambler<6>
    • Elsmere [New Castle County]
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      • Elsmere [New Castle County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Prospect Park
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,872 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Elsmere have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Elsmere

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 Prospect Park. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Prospect Park.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Prospect Park ...

Looking for more information about Prospect Park? 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.

In addition to the Tourism page for Prospect Park, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Prospect Park.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Pennsylvania

About Delaware County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Prospect Park. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Delaware County: www.co.delaware.pa.us/

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 Delaware, 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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Prospect Park.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Prospect Park - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<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 drawn from Point A (ie- Prospect Park) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Prospect Park. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Prospect Park

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Prospect Park. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 39.8876, Longitude: -75.3063       In this case, the coordinates for Prospect Park 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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