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Statistics & Facts

The Pennsylvania state capital is Harrisburg.
The population of Norristown is approximately 30,037 (1996) , 34324 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 13,080 (1990), 11963 (2010).
The amount of land area in Norristown is 3.69 sq. miles.
The distance from Norristown to Washington DC is 124 miles.
The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 82 miles. (as the crow flies)
Norristown is positioned 40.12 degrees north of the equator and 75.33 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Norristown median income is $ 28,643.
The Norristown median home price is $ 65,973.


in southeastern Pennsylvania, not far from Philadelphia.
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History & History Related Items

The original town name for Norristown was just Norris. Even though it was officially incorporated as a borough in 1812, it was a center for commerce long before 1784 when Montgomery County was incorporated. Many evidences of its early history may still be seen today with a large number of historic buildings.

Here is a history page for Norristown.
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The incorporation of Norristown



Valley Forge Convention and Visitors Bureau
Norristown is just east of Valley Forge
Phone: 610.834.1550
Toll-free: 888.VISIT.VF
FAX: 610.834.0202

Valley Forge National Historic Site
Post Office Box 953
Valley Forge, PA 19482
Phone: 610-783-1077

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Elmwood Park Zoo
Phone: 610-277-3825
The Zoo Is Located Off U.S. Route 202 South On Harding Boulevard In Central Norristown, Pennsylvania. Follow The Zoo's Highway Directional Signs.
The zoo features more than 15O fascinating wild animals of North America including, jaguars, cougars, wolves, bison, elk, prairie dogs, otters, bobcats, alligators, eagles, owls, and many more
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Norristown City Government

Norristown Borough information page.
235 East Airy Street
Norristown, PA 19401-5048
Phone: 610-272-8080

Norristown has a Mayor/Council form of government.


Norristown is the County Seat of Montgomery County.

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
P.O. Box 311
Norristown, Pennsylvania 19404-0311
Voice: (610) 278-3000
TDD: 610-631-1211

Norristown Libraries

Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library
1001 Powell Street
Norristown, PA 19401
Phone: 610-278-5100

Norristown Schools

A schools page for Norristown. Norristown


The population of Norristown was:
1990 - 30,754
1996 - 30,037 (estimate)

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