|• Total||1.9 sq mi (4.8 km2)|
|• Land||1.9 sq mi (4.8 km2)|
|• Water||0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)|
|Elevation||520 ft (160 m)|
|• Density||2,000/sq mi (760/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||610 and 484|
|GNIS feature ID||1169323|
Berwyn is a census-designated place (CDP) in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 3,631 at the 2010 census.The area is part of Philadelphia's Main Line suburbs.
At times, the village has been called Cocheltown, Reeseville, Glassley and Gaysville. The town received its present name in 1877 during the celebration of its centennial when one of the Welsh settlers proposed to name the village after the Berwyn Hills overlooking the Valley of the Dee River in Denbighshire, Wales.
Berwyn is located at 1.9 square miles (4.8 km2), all of it land.. According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of
Berwyn is located within Tredyffrin and Easttown Townships. The area is part of Philadelphia's Main Line suburbs.
The population was 3,631 at the 2010 census.Prior to 2010 it was part of the Devon-Berwyn CDP.
Berwyn is home of the Footlighters' Theater, a non-profit theater that has provided entertainment for over 80 years. Footlighters' Theater is the oldest community theater on the Philadelphia Main Line.
Points of interest include the Easttown Public Library, the Upper Main Line YMCA, Teegarden Park and Glen Brook Farm.
The Easttown Public Library was founded in 1905 and is a member of the Chester County Library System which consists of the 18 public libraries in the county. The Upper Main Line YMCA was founded in 1962 and sits on the former 124-acre summer estate owned by investment banker J. Gardner Cassatt, the brother of famed painter Mary Cassatt and railroad magnate Alexander Cassatt.
Ametek, Hardinge, Inc., Trinseo, Triumph Group, and TE Connectivity have their operational headquarters in Berwyn.
The public school system is Tredyffrin/Easttown School District.Schools serving portions of the Berwyn CDP are Beaumont and Devon elementary schools in Easttown Township and Hillside Elementary School in Tredyffrin Township.
The district operates two middle schools, Tredyffrin/Easttown and Valley Forge, both in Tredyffrin Township. Conestoga High School, located in Tredyffrin, near the Berwyn CDP, serves the CDP; as does Tredyffrin-Easttown Middle School.[ citation needed ]
The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Philadelphia operates area Catholic parish schools. In 2012 the Catholic grade school St. Monica closed.
Frank Johnson Memorial Park, in the Berwyn CDP, is operated by the township government. It has a pavilion with toilets, basketball courts, an open field, a "tot lot", and volleyball courts.
Also, Crabby Creek Park, in Berwyn, is operated by the township government. It is a 48 acre park, located off Walnut Lane at Bodine Road in Berwyn, which serves as passive open space and a stream corridor buffer for Crabby Creek
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