The Radnor train station building
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Location of Radnor in Pennsylvania
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.
Once a country retreat for Philadelphia’s most prominent families, the community includes the estates of Woodcrest (now Cabrini College), Eltonwood (now part ofEastern 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.
The energy companies Penn Virginia are headquartered here.
Radnor High School
The community is served by the Radnor Township School District.
The schools serving the community include:
- Radnor Elementary School
- Wayne Elementary School
- Ithan Elementary School
- Radnor Middle School
- Radnor High School In fiction
Radnor is identified in the script as the setting for Philip Barry’s play The Philadelphia Story.
- ^ St. David’s Church: Who We Are: History.
- ^ ”Item No.:78002394 NRIS (National Register Information System)”. National Park Service. Retrieved 2008-09-26.