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Phoenixville is a borough in Chester County, in the Philadelphia-Camden metro area.
The community was named after the Phoenix Iron Works
The latitude of Phoenixville is 40.130N. The longitude is -75.515W.It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 138 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 14,739.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Phoenixville demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Chester County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Philadelphia area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 19460 ZIP code.
19% of Phoenixville residents report German ancestry, and 18% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Phoenixville ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Phoenixville was $22,911, compared with $21,587 nationally.
26% of Phoenixville residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Historic districts in Phoenixville include Charlestown Village Historic District, Phoenixville Historic District ... View historic districts
Median rent in Phoenixville, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $614. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,102.
Libraries in Phoenixville include Phoenixville Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Phoenixville include Phoenix
Chester County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Phoenixville political report.
Phoenixville restaurants taking online reservations include Twin Bays Caf? ... View restaurants
The average commute time for Phoenixville workers is 27 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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