Wister, Philadelphia

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Neighborhood of Philadelphia
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
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Philadelphia County
City Philadelphia
Area code(s) Area code 215

Wister is a neighborhood in Northwest Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. It is bounded by Stenton Avenue to the north, Germantown Avenue to the south, Belfield Avenue to the east, and East Chelten Avenue to the west.[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.