Berwyn, Pennsylvania facts for kids
Berwyn station (SEPTA)
Location within Chester County and Pennsylvania
|• Total||1.9 sq mi (4.8 km2)|
|• Land||1.9 sq mi (4.8 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||520 ft (160 m)|
|• Density||1,959/sq mi (756/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||610 and 484|
|GNIS feature ID||1169323|
At times, the village has been called Cocheltown, Reeseville, Glassley and Gaysville. The town received its present name in 1877 during the celebration of its centennial when one of the Welsh settlers proposed to name the village after the Berwyn Hills overlooking the Valley of the Dee River in Meirionnydd, Wales.
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. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.8 km2), all of it land.
Berwyn is located within Tredyffrin and Easttown Townships. The area is part of Philadelphia's Main Line suburbs.
Berwyn is home of the Footlighters' Theater, a non-profit theater that has provided entertainment for over 80 years. Footlighters' Theater is the oldest community theater on the Philadelphia Main Line.
Points of interest are Teegarden Park and Glen Brook Farm.
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