|Townships||Upper Darby, Ridley|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||610 and 484|
Secane is an unincorporated community in Ridley Township and Upper Darby Township, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States. At it's center is retail shopping and a commuter rail station. Immediately surrounding the center are four large garden apartment complexes surrounded by single family homes. The neighborhood has a curvilinear/cul-de-sac street pattern typical of post World-War II residential development. It is located in two school districts, Upper Darby and Ridley School District.
Secane is named after a 17th century Algonquin leader. In July 1683, William Penn purchased the lands between Chester Creek and the Schuylkill River from the Unami chiefs Secane and Icquoquehan.
Secane is divided between the municipalities of Ridley Township, Pennsylvania and Upper Darby Township, Pennsylvania and is often confused with Clifton Heights, PA since the two communities share the same the zip code.
Secane has a population of almost 1000 and was farmland before it was developed into a residential area in the 20th century.
Secane Station is a stop on the SEPTA Regional Rail Media/Elwyn Line, which runs west from Philadelphia to Elwyn. The station was previously a stop on the Pennsylvania Railroad and known as Spring Hill.
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