Devon, Pennsylvania facts for kids
Devon Horse Show
Location in Chester County and the state of Pennsylvania.
|• Total||0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)|
|• Land||0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)|
|• Water||0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||493 ft (150 m)|
|• Density||2,450/sq mi (947/km2)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||610 and 484|
|GNIS feature ID||1173214|
Devon is a census-designated place (CDP) located in Easttown Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,515 at the 2010 census. The area is part of Philadelphia's Main Line suburbs.
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According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.62 square miles (1.6 km2), all of it land.
Devon is known for the Devon Horse Show, the oldest and largest outdoor multi-breed horse competition in the United States. The event is held in late May to early June and lasts ten days. In 2016 the event is held from Sep 27 to Oct 2.
It was also home to the Valley Forge Music Fair from 1955 to 1996, hosting hundreds of famous musical and comedy acts.
Points of interest
- Jenkins Arboretum, north of Devon
- Devon (SEPTA station)
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