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Norristown, PA Real Estate

Norristown is a municipality in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, 6 miles (10 km) northwest of the city limits of Philadelphia, on the Schuylkill River. It is the county seat of Montgomery County. Norristown is in a rich agricultural region; in the past, it had extensive manufactures of cigars, tacks, wire, screws, boilers, bolts, silos, tanks, iron, hosiery, knitting machines, underwear, shirts, lumber and milling machinery, paper boxes, rugs, carpets, etc.

Its official name is Municipality of Norristown, though it was formerly a borough operating under Pennsylvania's Borough Code and is frequently referred to as "the borough" even in statements by its officials. However, since 1986, Norristown has been governed under home rule charters, not under Pennsylvania's Borough Code. The 1986 charter was properly forwarded to the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania for inclusion in the Pennsylvania Code. The succeeding 2004 home rule charter has not been so published, but may be read at the municipal website. Some areas outside the municipality, in the surrounding townships, also have "Norristown, PA" mailing addresses. The entire Municipality of Norristown is within the 19401 ZIP code.

Norristown was incorporated as a borough in 1812, its population then being about 500. It was subsequently enlarged in 1853 and 1909. In 1900, 22,265 people lived here; in 1910, 27,875; in 1920, 32,319; and in 1940, 38,181, making Norristown the most populous borough in Pennsylvania. As of 2004, Norristown population was 30,873.

Most Recent Homes for Sale in Norristown, Pa

$519,000 
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NORRISTOWN, PA

6 Beds, 2/2 Baths
4,245 sqft
Courtesy of Alexander Kim, BHHS Fox & Roach-Blue Bell
$499,990 Price reduced from $549,900 (-$49,910)
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NORRISTOWN, PA

5 Beds, 3/1 Baths
5,000 sqft
Courtesy of John Featherman, BHHS Fox & Roach-CC Rittenhouse Hotel
$359,900 
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NORRISTOWN, PA

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,344 sqft
Courtesy of Shawn Borden, BHHS Fox & Roach-Collegeville
$319,900 Price reduced from $324,900 (-$5,000)
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NORRISTOWN, PA

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,498 sqft
Courtesy of Lori Lynn Williams, BHHS Fox & Roach-Haverford
Courtesy of Maryclaire Dzik, BHHS Fox & Roach-Jenkintown
$277,900 Price reduced from $279,900 (-$2,000)
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NORRISTOWN, PA

4 Beds, 2/1 Baths
2,281 sqft
Courtesy of Susan Kwak, BHHS Fox & Roach-Blue Bell
$265,000 
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NORRISTOWN, PA

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,364 sqft
Courtesy of Frank Johnson, BHHS Fox & Roach-Blue Bell
Courtesy of Julia Brenton, BHHS Fox & Roach-Newtown
$150,000 
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NORRISTOWN, PA

3 Beds, 2/1 Baths
1,364 sqft
Courtesy of Samantha Yaghooty, BHHS Fox & Roach-Haverford
Courtesy of Albert Yaghooty, BHHS Fox & Roach-Haverford
$100,000 
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NORRISTOWN, PA

5 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,840 sqft
Courtesy of Albert Yaghooty, BHHS Fox & Roach-Haverford
$100,000 
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NORRISTOWN, PA

5 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,800 sqft
Courtesy of Albert Yaghooty, BHHS Fox & Roach-Haverford
$99,000 
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NORRISTOWN, PA

5 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,812 sqft
Courtesy of Albert Yaghooty, BHHS Fox & Roach-Haverford
Courtesy of Maryclaire Dzik, BHHS Fox & Roach-Jenkintown
$83,000 
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NORRISTOWN, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,050 sqft
Courtesy of Albert Yaghooty, BHHS Fox & Roach-Haverford
$39,900 
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NORRISTOWN, PA

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
1,280 sqft
Courtesy of Maryclaire Dzik, BHHS Fox & Roach-Jenkintown
$2,000 
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NORRISTOWN, PA

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,700 sqft
Courtesy of Stephanie Whitlock, BHHS Fox & Roach-Blue Bell
$1,500 
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NORRISTOWN, PA

3 Beds, 1/0 Bath
988 sqft
Courtesy of Barbara Gulick, BHHS Fox & Roach-Collegeville
$1,350 
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NORRISTOWN, PA

3 Beds, 1/1 Bath
1,570 sqft
Courtesy of Tony Molaee, BHHS Fox & Roach-Doylestown
$950 
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NORRISTOWN, PA

2 Beds, 1/0 Bath
980 sqft
Courtesy of Hala Imms, BHHS Fox & Roach-Rosemont

Norristown, Pa Home Sales Price Trends

Period Total Sold Average Price Median Price
JAN-MAR 2018 106 $357,193 $223,825

Norristown, Pa School Districts

District Grades Zip Code Rating
ARCHDIOCESE OF PHILADELPHIA K-12 19103 No Rating
METHACTON K-12 19403 4
NORRISTOWN AREA K-12 19403 1

Norristown, Pa School Rankings (FAQ)

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NORRISTOWN 2 out of 5
PENNSYLVANIA 2 out of 5

Norristown, Pa School Parent Ratings (FAQ)

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NORRISTOWN
PENNSYLVANIA
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Norristown, Pa Population

Population, household and median age statistics are based primarily on the 2010 US Census data projected forward to the present day.

Population: 34,303
Households: 11,943
Median Age: 35

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