45 Apartments for rent in Pottstown, PA

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Starting at $854
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Highland Manor
850 E Schuylkill Rd
Pottstown, PA
1 Bedroom
$854
2 Bedrooms
$1,050
Conveniently located just off of the Pottstown Bypass, these apartments feature modern kitchens and come tastefully furnished. Pet-friendly apartment complex with pool and gym. Very close to Kenilworth Park for outdoor recreation.
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Starting at $1,105
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Hillside Apartments
94 Hillside St
Pottstown, PA
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
$1,105
Spacious apartments with ceiling fans and fully equipped kitchens. Community offers extra storage and laundry facilities. Near shopping and dining at Philadelphia Premium Outlets. Close to Benjamin Franklin Highway for a smooth commute.
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Starting at $650
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303 N York St
303 N York St
Pottstown, PA
2 Bedrooms
$650
Starting at $1,095
Updated 3 hrs ago
462 N Evans St
462 N Evans St
Pottstown, PA
3 Bedrooms
$1,095
Starting at $600
Updated 3 hrs ago
40 E High St
40 E High St
Pottstown, PA
1 Bedroom
$600
Starting at $650
Updated 1 day ago
563 KING STREET
563 KING STREET
Pottstown, PA
1 Bedroom
$650
Starting at $795
Updated 3 days ago
348 CHERRY STREET
348 CHERRY STREET
Pottstown, PA
2 Bedrooms
$795
Starting at $1,500
Updated 3 days ago
740 SPRUCE STREET
740 SPRUCE STREET
Pottstown, PA
3 Bedrooms
$1,500
Starting at $1,600
Updated 3 days ago
2377 E CEDARVILLE ROAD
2377 E CEDARVILLE ROAD
Pottstown, PA
4 Bedrooms
$1,600
Starting at $1,900
Updated 5 days ago
215 ROSEDALE DRIVE
215 ROSEDALE DRIVE
Pottstown, PA
5 Bedrooms
$1,900
Starting at $1,250
Updated 6 days ago
615 Manatawny Street
615 Manatawny Street
Pottstown, PA
3 Bedrooms
$1,250
Starting at $1,739
Updated 6 days ago
217 West Harmony Drive Manatawny Village
217 West Harmony Drive Manatawny Village
Pottstown, PA
2 Bedrooms
$1,739
Starting at $800
Updated 6 days ago
727 Glasglow Street
727 Glasglow Street
Pottstown, PA
1 Bedroom
$800
Starting at $875
Updated 6 days ago
1431 Maple Street
1431 Maple Street
Pottstown, PA
1 Bedroom
$875
Starting at $750
Updated 10 days ago
133 Walnut St
133 Walnut St
Pottstown, PA
1 Bedroom
$750
Starting at $1,700
Updated 14 days ago
209 EVERGREEN ROAD
209 EVERGREEN ROAD
Pottstown, PA
4 Bedrooms
$1,700
Starting at $1,500
Updated 16 days ago
411 GROSSTOWN ROAD
411 GROSSTOWN ROAD
Pottstown, PA
2 Bedrooms
$1,500
Starting at $1,095
Updated 19 days ago
1446 Farmington Ave
1446 Farmington Ave
Pottstown, PA
3 Bedrooms
$1,095
Starting at $750
Updated 1 month ago
320 N Charlotte St
320 N Charlotte St
Pottstown, PA
1 Bedroom
$750
Starting at $1,250
Updated 1 day ago
411 GROSSTOWN ROAD
411 GROSSTOWN ROAD
Stowe, PA
1 Bedroom
$1,250
Starting at $1,110
Updated 6 days ago
201 Jay Street
201 Jay Street
Stowe, PA
2 Bedrooms
$1,110
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Starting at $1,360
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Heritage Amity Commons
600 Lake Drive
Amity Gardens, PA
1 Bedroom
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2 Bedrooms
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3 Bedrooms
$1,360
Offering one-, two-, and three-bedroom pet-friendly units, this complex is just minutes from downtown. Amenities include granite-style countertops, upgraded appliances, hardwood-style floors, and new fans and fixtures.
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Starting at $2,100
Updated 1 day ago
263 BUCKHEAD LANE
263 BUCKHEAD LANE
Douglassville, PA
4 Bedrooms
$2,100
Starting at $995
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164 BUCHERT ROAD
164 BUCHERT ROAD
Gilbertsville, PA
2 Bedrooms
$995

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City GuidePottstown

Nestled between Philadelphia and Reading, Pennsylvania, Pottstown sits along the Schuylkill River. Not to be confused with Pottsville, Pottstown is in Montgomery County and used to be home to the famous Mrs. Smith's pies, while Pottsville is home to the Yuengling brewery.

Around 22,400 people call the borough of Pottstown home. The number is between 50,000 and 60,000 people if you include the neighboring townships that all share the same ZIP code and Pottstown, PA, mailing address.

Finding an Apartment in Pottstown

While there are a couple apartment complexes in Pottstown, apartment living really isn't prominent in the area. Most people live in houses or rental homes or live in houses outside the borough itself. Looking for a place to live in the Pottstown area isn't impossible, but you may have to dig a little deeper to find exactly what you are looking for.

How Much Will it Cost?

One-bedroom apartments, on average, cost about as much as the rest of Penn, within a five-mile radius of downtown Pottstown. With each additional bedroom, the rent increases (shocking, right?), and if you are interested in having a four-bedroom place in Pottstown, be prepared to shell out nearly 2 or 3 times the price of that studio! Hope the kids are worth it!

If you are not interested in apartment living, there are houses to rent in the borough and surrounding areas as well. Prices for rental houses also vary by the hundreds depending on location and other things, like utilities (included/not included) and pets.

What Will I Need?

Pottstown isn't a huge city, and there really aren't any set specific times when renting is better, but if you have children, trying to get settled before the beginning of the school year is a good choice. Some things to keep in mind, just like with job interviews, is to be 10 to 15 minutes early when showing up for a meeting with a landlord or real estate agent. If there is a rental application, make sure it's filled out neatly and accurately. If you are going to be living with a pet, make sure you have a copy of their updated veterinary records. You want to make a good impression for all living with you. Present yourself in a professional manner. You don't want to show up looking like you haven't showered in a month. You want to show that you are reliable and dependable. The landlord wants to know you'll be dependable and pay your bills on time.

Life in Pottstown

Pottstown is "Just" Pottstown

While big cities like New York City have different area names (like in Manhattan there's the Upper East Side/ SoHo, Fashion District, etc.), Pottstown is just Pottstown. It's more known for the separation between the borough and the surrounding townships than for the sections of the borough.

Getting Around

The borough itself is very walkable, with sidewalks along most roads. Also, along High Street, there is a bike lane if you care to ride your bicycle through town. Moving out to the other townships in the area, driving is the preferred method of transportation. Sidewalks are not as prominent in those areas, while they are available in places like Stowe and Sanatoga.

For public transportation, there is PART (Pottstown Area Rapid Transit). PART takes you all around Pottstown and the surrounding townships at a low cost. PART's website has route fares and a transit map. The only downfall to PART is that it does not operate on Sundays or most major holidays.

Rush hour in Pottstown isn't too bad, but if you are heading into King of Prussia or Philadelphia, Rt. 422 can be a nightmare. Having patience for Rt. 422 is an acquired skill, and you usually need to tack on an extra 45 minutes to an hour depending on what time of the morning you leave for work.

During non-rush hour times, Rt. 422 is busy but it is manageable and you can get to King of Prussia in 25 minutes and sections of Philadelphia in 45 to 50 minutes.

Pottstown is a nice mix of suburban and rural living. If you don't mind the drive into Philadelphia, Pottstown offers good schools (a mix of public, private and parochial) for your children, and a lot more. 

November 2018 Pottstown Rent Report

Welcome to the November 2018 Pottstown Rent Report. Pottstown rents increased over the past month. In this report, we'll evaluate trends in the Pottstown rental market, including comparisons to cities throughout the metro, state, and nation.

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