Devon, Pennsylvania

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Not to be confused with Pennsylvania, Devon.
Devon, Pennsylvania
Census-designated place
Devon Horse Show
Location in Chester County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Location in Chester County and the state of Pennsylvania.
Coordinates: 40°2′59″N 75°25′32″W / 40.04972°N 75.42556°W / 40.04972; -75.42556Coordinates: 40°2′59″N 75°25′32″W / 40.04972°N 75.42556°W / 40.04972; -75.42556
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Chester
Township Easttown
Area
 • Total 0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
 • Land 0.6 sq mi (1.6 km2)
 • Water 0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation 493 ft (150 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,515
 • Density 2,500/sq mi (950/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 19333
Area code(s) 610 and 484
FIPS code 42-19040
GNIS feature ID 1173214

Devon is a census-designated place (CDP) located in Easttown Township, Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,515 at the 2010 census.[1] The area is part of Philadelphia's Main Line suburbs.

Geography[edit]

Devon is located at 40°2′59″N 75°25′32″W / 40.04972°N 75.42556°W / 40.04972; -75.42556.[2]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.62 square miles (1.6 km2), all of it land.[3]

Culture[edit]

Devon is known for the Devon Horse Show, the oldest and largest outdoor multi-breed horse competition in the United States. The event is held in late May to early June and lasts ten days. In 2016 the event is held from Sep 27 to Oct 2.

It was also home to the Valley Forge Music Fair from 1955 to 1996, hosting hundreds of famous musical and comedy acts.

Education[edit]

The public school system is Tredyffrin-Easttown, an award-winning[which?] school district. Conestoga High School, located west of Devon in Berwyn, serves the CDP. Devon Preparatory School, a Catholic school, is located just east of the CDP in Tredyffrin Township.

Points of interest[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Profile of General Population and Housing Characteristics: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (DP-1): Devon CDP, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved August 10, 2012. 
  2. ^ US Geological Survey 7.5 minute topographic map series
  3. ^ "Geographic Identifiers: 2010 Demographic Profile Data (G001): Devon CDP, Pennsylvania". U.S. Census Bureau, American Factfinder. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved August 10, 2012.