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Encyclopedia > Drexel Hill, Pennsylvania

Coordinates: 39°56′60″N, 75°18′07″W Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...

Drexel Hill
Census-designated place
Nicknames : D-Hill , DH
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Delaware
Township Upper Darby
Area 3.2 mi² (8.3 km²)
 - land 3.2 mi² (8.3 km²)
 - water 0.0 mi² (0 km²), 0%
Center
 - coordinates 39°56′60″N, 75°18′07″W
 - elevation 246 ft (75 m)
Population 29,364 (2000)
Density 9,113.9 /mi² (3,518.9 /km²)
Mayor F. Raymond Shay
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 19026
Area code 610
Location of Drexel Hill in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Drexel Hill is a Census-designated place in Upper Darby Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. Drexel Hill is located about 5.8 miles from Center City, Philadelphia. The population was 29,364 at the 2000 census. A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... Official language(s) English, Pennsylvania Dutch Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... Delaware County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Upper Darby Township is a township in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA. That split from Darby Township on August 30, 1736. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... The metre (or meter, see spelling differences) is a measure of length. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (US spelling: Square kilometer), symbol km², is an SI unit of surface area. ... Metronome, a public art installation showing the time in New York City The Eastern Time Zone (ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of Northern America and the west coast of South America. ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Eastern Daylight Time or EDT is equal to: In North America, Eastern Standard Time + 1, or UTC − 4 hours. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Area codes 484, 610 and 835 are Commonwealth of Pennsylvania telephone area codes which serve the Southeast region of the state including the cities of Allentown and Bethlehem. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Pennsylvania_Locator_Map. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_PA.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Pennsylvania ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... Upper Darby Township is a township in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA. That split from Darby Township on August 30, 1736. ... Delaware County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Center City District, highlighted on a map of Philadelphia County. ...

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Geography

Drexel Hill is located at 39°56′60″N, 75°18′7″W (39.949962, -75.301841)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 8.3 km² (3.2 mi²), all land. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Drexelbrook: Secluded within the western suburbs of Philadelphia, in Drexel Hill, Delaware County, Drexelbrook's colonial garden community provides safe neighborhood living for its residents. Nickname: Motto: Philadelphia maneto - Let brotherly love continue Location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Philadelphia Founded October 27, 1682 Incorporated October 25, 1701 Government  - Mayor John F. Street (D) Area  - City  142. ... Delaware County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ...


The property encompasses 1,223 homes in 90 federal style buildings, a small business center and over 2,600 parking spaces, including 520 private garages. The community provides recreational areas for all ages. There are playgrounds and walking paths throughout.


Television personality Dick Clark, resided here from 1954 to 1956 before moving to Wallingford, Pennsylvania, while hosting Barr’s Diamond Theater and a radio show on WFIL, prior to being selected to host American Bandstand. Dick Clark redirects here. ... 1954 (MCMLIV) was a common year starting on Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1956 (MCMLVI) was a leap year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A sign on Providence Road The Wallingford Wawa Wallingford is an unincorporated community in Nether Providence Township, Delaware County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... WFIL is the name of a radio station, and also the former name of a television station, serving the city of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... Dick Clark, host of American Bandstand American Bandstand was a long-running dance music television show that aired in various versions from 1952 to 1989. ...


Another television personality, Ed McMahon, also resided here, as Dick Clark's neighbor, prior to teaming up with Johnny Carson on Do You Trust Your Wife?, then The Tonight Show. Ed McMahon During One of Johnny Carsons Monologues on the Tonight Show Ed McMahon (born Edward Leo Peter McMahon Jr. ... For other people named John Carson, see John Carson (disambiguation). ... Who Do You Trust? was a fairly popular game show during the 1950s and 1960s emceed by Johnny Carson. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ...


Famous children's author Lloyd Alexander also lives in Drexel Hill with his wife and several cats. Cosette Dwyer is an amazing author. ... Book cover of The High King Lloyd Chudley Alexander (born January 30, 1924) is the author of a number of fantasy books for children and adolescents, as well as several adult novels. ...


Historic Sites: The house of Thomas Garrett, a famed abolitionist, lies on Garrett Road (Named in his honor) and Maple Avenue in Drexel Hill. Garrett resided here before 1922 and would later work as a station master on the last stop on the Underground Railroad. The Swedish Log Cabin on Creek Road alongside the Darby Creek is possibly the oldest log house in North America. Thomas Garrett (born Thomas Garrett Jr. ... This does not cite its references or sources. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 29,364 people, 11,896 households, and 7,506 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 3,521.0/km² (9,113.9/mi²). There were 12,328 housing units at an average density of 1,478.2/km² (3,826.3/mi²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 93.05% White, 1.98% African American, 0.10% Native American, 3.85% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.26% from other races, and 0.76% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.97% of the population. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


The largest ethnic groups in Drexel Hill are: Irish (34.0%), Italian (25.6%), German (13.7%), English (9.9%) and Polish (4.4%). British Americans are Americans whose ancestry stems, either wholly or in part, from one of the four constituent nations of the United Kingdom. ...


There were 11,896 households out of which 29.9% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 49.6% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 36.9% were non-families. 32.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.19. “Matrimony” redirects here. ...


In the CDP the population was spread out with 24.3% under the age of 18, 7.5% from 18 to 24, 32.4% from 25 to 44, 20.3% from 45 to 64, and 15.5% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 90.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.4 males.


The median income for a household in the CDP was $48,765, and the median income for a family was $65,862. Males had a median income of $42,841 versus $31,904 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $25,471. About 3.5% of families and 4.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 4.6% of those under age 18 and 6.0% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Transportation

SEPTA

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority runs two Trolley Lines through Drexel Hill, Route 101 Media and Route 102 Sharon Hill. SEPTA also runs buses through Drexel Hill, the Bus Routes 107, 110, 111, 115 and 122 all run through Drexel Hill. SEPTA redirects here. ... The Suburban Trolley Lines operated by the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) as Routes 101 (Media) and 102 (Sharon Hill) of the Suburban Transit Division, are the remaining portion of the former Red Arrow trolley system operated by the Philadelphia Suburban Transportation Company. ... Sharon Hill is a borough located in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. ... SEPTA redirects here. ...


Bernard McNelis, former resident of Drexel Hill and famed treasurer of local union # ? helped operate the 102 trolley line and later went on to become national local union rep based out of Ohio.


Major Roads

The major roads running through Drexel Hill are Township Line Road (Route One), State Road, Burmont Road, Garrett Road, Lansdowne Avenue, Marshall Road, Drexel Avenue and Shadeland Avenue.


Public Schools

  • Upper Darby High School
  • Drexel Hill Middle School
  • Aronimink Elementary School
  • Garretford Elementary School
  • Hillcrest Elementary School
  • Upper Darby Kindergarten Center (The former Drexel Hill Elementary School)

Upper Darby High School (UDHS) is the largest high school by enrollment in the state of Pennsylvania. ...

Parochial Schools

Monsignor Bonner High School is an all-male Augustinian Catholic High School in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. ... Archbishop Prendergast High School is an all-female Catholic High School in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. ...

External links

  • Log Cabin

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