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Radnor, Pennsylvania
Settlement
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The Radnor train station building
Motto: "The Best Place to Live, Work and Do Business on the Main Line"
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Delaware
Township Radnor
Elevation 433 ft (132 m)
Coordinates 40°02′46″N 75°21′36″W / 40.04611°N 75.36°W / 40.04611; -75.36
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 19080, 19087-19089
Area code 610 and 484
Location of Radnor in Pennsylvania
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Location of Radnor in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Radnor is an unincorporated community in Radnor Township of Delaware County and Tredyffrin Township of Chester County in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. It lies near the communities of Villanova and St. Davids, and is served by the SEPTA Paoli/Thorndale Line of Regional Rail and the Norristown High Speed Line. The community was named after Radnor, in Wales.

Radnor includes the estates of Woodcrest (now Cabrini College), Walmarthon (now Eastern University), Bolingbroke, Rock Rose, and The Woods.

Nearby places of worship include St. David's Episcopal Church, whose graveyard and buildings (begun in 1715) are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.

In fiction

Radnor is identified in the script as the setting for Philip Barry's play The Philadelphia Story.

It is also the setting of Judy Blume's young adult novel, Blubber.


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