Wister, Philadelphia

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Clarkson Watson House in Wister, March 2010
Clarkson Watson House in Wister, March 2010
Wister is located in Philadelphia
Coordinates: Coordinates: 40°02′10″N 75°09′40″W / 40.036°N 75.161°W / 40.036; -75.161
CountryUnited States
CountyPhiladelphia County
Area code(s)Area code 215

Wister is a neighborhood in Northwest Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. It is bounded by Chelten Avenue to the north, Germantown Avenue to the west, Belfield Avenue to the east, and Wister Street to the south.[1][2] Wister is a section within Germantown. The Clarkson-Watson House, Fisher's Lane, Grumblethorpe, Grumblethorpe Tenant House, and Ivy Lodge are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[3]


  1. ^ "Philadelphia Neighborhoods and Place Names, Q-Z". Philadelphia Information Locator System (PhILS).
  2. ^ "Wister Neighborhood Council, Inc". Wister Neighborhood Council.
  3. ^ National Park Service (2010-07-09). "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service.