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Thornton, Pennsylvania
Thornton Village Historic District
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Delaware
Township Concord
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 19373
Area code 610 and 484

Thornton is an unincorporated community spanning Thornbury Township, Concord Township and Middletown Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States west of the unincorporated community of Lima, Pennsylvania, northwest of the borough of Chester Heights, Pennsylvania and northeast of the unincorporated community of Glen Mills, Pennsylvania.

The community includes the Thornton Village Historic District, which includes buildings dating from 1750 to 1855. The District was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2006.

The George W. Hill Correctional Facility is located in Thornton.

Coordinates: 39°54′26″N 75°31′54″W / 39.90722°N 75.53167°W / 39.90722; -75.53167

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