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Chester Springs
Chester Springs post office on Route 113
Chester Springs post office on Route 113
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Coordinates: 40°05′42″N 75°37′01″W / 40.09500°N 75.61694°W / 40.09500; -75.61694Coordinates: 40°05′42″N 75°37′01″W / 40.09500°N 75.61694°W / 40.09500; -75.61694
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Chester
Township West Pikeland
Elevation
256 ft (78 m)
Population
 (2000)
 • Total 7,520
Time zone UTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
19425
Area code(s) 610
Pennsylvania Historical Marker
Designated: May 13, 1948

Chester Springs is an unincorporated community in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is centered on West Pikeland Township, and extends into Charlestown Township, Upper Uwchlan Township, Wallace Township, East Nantmeal Township, and West Vincent Township. The Chester Springs Historic District is located in Chester Springs.

Demographics

The Chester Springs postal zone is considerably larger than Chester Springs village. As of the 2000 census, the population of Chester Springs ZIP Code Tabulation Area (19425) was 7,520.

Education

Chester Springs principally lies within the Downingtown Area School District. Some areas of Chester Springs are in the Great Valley School District, Phoenixville Area School District, and Owen J. Roberts School District. The Chester Springs post office is located on Pennsylvania Route 113 near the heart of the village.

Notable people

  • Matt Campanale, professional hockey player
  • Henry Ruhl Guss (1825-1907), Union Army brevet Major General
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