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Delaware County, Pennsylvania
Seal of Delaware County Pennsylvania

Delaware County Seal
County Motto:  "Rich in Culture, History and Commerce"

Media PA, Delaware County PennsylvaniaMAP: Delaware County Pennsylvania - Delco PAWelcome to the Delaware County Resource Center. If you're considering, planning or in the process of living, working or vacationing in this county, located within the area of Pennsylvania known as Southeastern PA, then you've come to the right place.  This is for you!
Think of this page as your starting point or gateway for accessing everything you need to know and locate about Delaware County, Pennsylvania.   It's been designed to help lead you to the best information available online about Delaware County, PA.
Delaware County Municipalities (Townships) Map  [Click for Corresponding WikiPedia Page and Image]Delaware County, known colloquially as "Delco", was created in 1789 out of part of Chester County (one of the three original counties of Pennsylvania created by William Penn in 1682) and named after the Delaware River.  Delaware County is Pennsylvania's fifth most populous county. It is comprised of 49 municipalities and 16 census-designated places, with the Borough of Media as it's county seat.   Delaware County is part of the Delaware Valley region. 

Brandywine Battlefield Chadds Ford PA - Delaware County
Brimming with history, the region boasts an extraordinary collection of museums, parks, and other attractions. In the region's Brandywine Valley area, which includes Delaware County, are the Brandywine River Museum with its unparalleled collection of works by Howard Pyle and the Wyeths, the Revolutionary War Brandywine Battlefield, and nearby Longwood Gardens, one of the world's finest horticultural parks. Canoeing or tubing down the Brandywine River is a popular and favorite warm-weather pastime.

Mainline - Delaware County PennsylvaniaFrom historic Chadds Ford to Ridley Park to portions of the Main Line, Delaware County offers something for every economic requirement and individual or family need.  From recreation areas and historic sites to office and industrial parks,
Delaware County with its rich history and modern development provides its residents a wide range of quality work, shopping, education and recreation opportunities -- plus a great choice of good schools (public, private and parochial), extensive and varied sports programs and recreational opportunities for all ages and skill levels. Delaware County PA located in Delaware Valley / Greater Philadelphia AreaThe quality of life and easy access the county provides to parks, attractions, business and financial centers, good schools, sensational restaurants, major sporting events, music and the arts, plus an unlimited variety of shopping opportunities, few areas of the country can match

Delaware County provides convenient access to major transportation, including roads, trains, buses and airports, with easy access to Philadelphia and Wilmington areas and even the world.  People living in Delaware County commute to work daily to Philadelphia
, Northern Delaware and South New Jersey.  It is within two hours of New York, Baltimore, the New Jersey seashore, and the Pocono Mountains.

We believe there are many wonderful communities in the county that also are great places to live, work and raise your family.  And we invite you to check them all out to see which is best for your situation.

Delaware County Area Resources

Official County Municipalities Southeastern PA, Pennsylvania, National
with Delaware County resources
Real Estate
Delaware County (main)




Office of Judicial Support
(formerly Clerk of Courts and Prothonotary)

Recorder of Deeds

Demographics Census Facts

School Districts

Library System

Library - County Resources

Tourism Center


Parks and Recreation

Veterans Affairs

County Forms

Chamber of Commerce
Main Line C of C

Economic Development (Commerce Center)

Employment Profile

Press Releases

Official PA map of Delaware County

Delaware County Transit
Delaware County History

The History of Delaware County 

Delaware County History Website

Historic Old Chester PA

Delaware County Archives

Delaware County Genealogy Project  [Genealogical Records)

Delaware County Historical Society 

Economic History of Region

Colleges and Universities:

Cabrini College

Cheyney University

Eastern University

Delaware County Community College

Haverford College

Neumann College

Pennsylvania Institute of Technology

Penn State Brandywine

Rosemont College

Swarthmore College

Villanova University

Widener University

Williamson Free School of Mechanical Trades

Municipalities -




Census-Designated Places

[Alternate link to information about Delaware County and Municipalities via Wikipedia]

PA Municipalities Explained


Local - links to Maps, Communities, Regions, State Government Agencies and Data, Economic Development Services, Demographics, Schools, News, Religious Organizations, Sports, Fishing and Boating, Traffic and more!  

Delaware County School Districts - 15 public school districts (plus higher and adult education directory). [Map]

Communities - Local Statistics, Information, Demographics, Maps 

State of PA - Fast Facts, Schools/Ratings, Associations, Environmental, Economic Development, State and Local Services, Travel, Recreation, Places of Worship, Transportation, Governmental Offices, PA State Real Estate information.

PA Counties and Municipalities - Maps, Contacts, Official web pages for Counties and Towns.

PA Area Sports, Recreation, Sports Associations, Hobbies, Clubs, including Winter Recreation in and around Pennsylvania
Philadelphia Area (PA/NJ/DE) - Philly Metro and Delaware Valley area resources.
Utility/Service Companies - serving the local communities
Getting Around Southeastern Pennsylvania and Delaware Valley - Transportation and Travel (car, bus, train, plane, traffic and more)

PA Fast Facts - information and links to everything you need to know about about Pennsylvania and your local area!

PA Workforce Development

Mainline Today

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Southeastern Pennsylvania - Delaware County is located in Southeastern Pennsylvania.
Pennsylvania - including information of interest to Delaware County
Delaware Valley - Delaware County is also part of the greater Delaware Valley Region and can take advantage of it's proximity to that region, which includes the Philadelphia Metro area.
Delaware County Related
Vacationing - PA attractions, events, festivals, things to see and do in and around Pennsylvania, New Jersey and the Delaware Valley.
Jersey Shore - something for everyone all year long.


Major Area Attractions

Brandywine River Museum
Longwood Gardens
Brandywine Battlefield  [Links]

More Delaware County and Surrounding Area attractions

What's Close?

From Media, the County seat, to:

Valley Forge National Park = 10 miles
Pennsylvania Dutch Country = 50 miles
Atlantic City Resorts = 60 miles
Baltimore = 80 miles
Newark, NJ = 84 miles
Gettysburg = 90 miles
New York City = 92 miles
Pocono Mountain Resorts = 95 miles
Harrisburg (State Capital) = 105 miles
Washington, DC = 127 miles
Pittsburgh = 303 miles

Source: Delco CofC

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