Radnor, Pennsylvania facts for kids
The Radnor train station building
|Motto: "The Best Place to Live, Work and Do Business on the Main Line"|
|Elevation||433 ft (132 m)|
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|ZIP codes||19080, 19087-19089|
|Area code||610 and 484|
Location of Radnor in Pennsylvania
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.
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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