Neighborhoods

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This Wikidelphia Resource Page, Neighborhoods, includes Wikidelphia pages and links to resources outside Wikidelphia, all on the topic of Philadelphia neighborhoods.

Overview

Neighborhoods in Philadelphia are not officially defined. Names and boundaries are sometimes controversial.

Wikidelphia has been building a list of Philadelphia neighborhoods under its Where category. Each subcategory that doesn't include a state name is a Philadelphia neighborhood. Many of the neighborhood subcategories have maps. Most have descriptions of the neighborhood's boundaries--not intended to be definitive or authoritative. Some of the neighborhood subcategories have lists of adjoining neighborhoods, enabling you to do some geographical exploration from one 'hood to the next.

Another list is on Wikipedia: List of Philadelphia neighborhoods.

Neighborhood-Relevant Pages

OpenDataPhilly is a portal that provides access to over 100 data sets, applications, and APIs related to the Philadelphia region.

Featured Resource

External Links

This link has an exceptionally complete list of neighborhood names both old and current. Scroll to the bottom of the page to see the links to place names.
The Philadelphia Neighborhood Information System is a family of interactive applications that allow you to find information about your neighborhood.
Choose a neighborhood to see recent news in that area.
This interactive report from Drexel and the Department of Public Health breaks down national data by neighborhood according to health factors and outcomes.

Lists

The following partial list of neighborhoods is from the Support Groups in Philadelphia, PA search page:

  • Chestnut Hill.
  • Chinatown.
  • Fairmount.
  • Logan Square.
  • Mill Creek.
  • Mount Airy.
  • Old City.
  • Point Breeze.
  • Rittenhouse Square.
  • Roxborough.
  • Southwark.
  • University City.
  • Belfield.
  • Bridesburg.
  • Bustleton.
  • Cabot.
  • Cedarbrook.
  • Cobbs Creek.
  • East Falls.
  • East Oak Lane.
  • Eastwick.
  • Elmwood.
  • Feltonville.
  • Fern Rock.
  • Fox Chase.
  • Francisville.
  • Frankford.
  • Germantown.
  • Haddington.
  • Hawthorne.
  • Kensington.
  • Kingsessing.
  • Lawncrest.
  • Logan.
  • Manayunk.
  • Mayfair.
  • Midtown Village.
  • Millbrook.
  • Modena.
  • Morrel.
  • Nicetown.
  • Northern Liberties.
  • Northwood.
  • Ogontz.
  • Olney.
  • Overbrook.
  • Overbrook Park.
  • Oxford Circle.
  • Packer Park.
  • Parkwood.
  • Pennsport.
  • Pennypack.
  • Poplar.
  • Queen Village.
  • Rhawnhurst.
  • Richmond.
  • Snyder.
  • Society Hill.
  • Somerton.
  • South Broad.
  • South of South.
  • Southbrook.
  • Spring Garden.
  • Strawberry Mansion.
  • Tacony.
  • Tioga.
  • Torresdale.
  • West Kensington.
  • West Oak Lane.
  • Whitman.
  • Wissinoming.
  • Wynnefield Heights.


The following list of South Philly neighborhoods was found on the AFC Urgent Care South Philly website:

  • Bella Vista.
  • Central South Philadelphia.
  • Devil’s Pocket.
  • Dickinson Narrows.
  • East Passyunk Crossing.
  • East Oregon.
  • Girard Estate.
  • Greenwich.
  • Grays Ferry.
  • Hawthorne.
  • Italian Market.
  • Little Saigon.
  • Lower Moyamensing.
  • Marconi Plaza.
  • Moyamensing.
  • Newbold.
  • Packer Park.
  • Passyunk Square.
  • Pennsport.
  • Two Street.
  • Point Breeze.
  • Queen Village.
  • Schuylkill.
  • Tasker.
  • Wharton.
  • Whitman.
  • Wilson Park.
  • West Passyunk.
  • West Snyder.
  • Southwark.
  • Graduate Hospital.