Uwchlan Township, Pennsylvania
Uwchlan Township is located in scenic Chester County and has a population of approximately 18,000. Consisting of portions of Exton and Downingtown, this growing area is about 35 miles northwest of Philadelphia, making Uwchlan Township is an ideal location for those working in Philadelphia, King of Prussia and along the Main Line. There is quick and easy access to the PA Turnpike, as well as the major routes of 113, 401, 30, 202 and 100. Public transportation is plentiful with several train stations and bus routes serving the area.
Award winning schools is a top reason buyers choose to live in Uwchlan Township. The Downingtown STEM Academy, Downingtown High School East and Downingtown High School West all appear on the Washington Post’s 2015 elite list of America’s Most Challenging High School programs. Only 38 Pennsylvania high schools achieved this honor with DASD being the only Pennsylvania school district to have all district high schools nationally ranked. The Downingtown STEM Academy is ranked #1 in the state, with DHS East ranked #21 and DHS West ranked #31.
Activities in Uwchlan Township
For 18 years, Uwchlan Township has been hosting summer festival every July in Lionville Park. There will be lots to do for kids and adults…games, attractions, and activities will be available for the children, while musical entertainment for all ages is provided throughout the event. Plus, delicious food, from ice cream to BBQ, will also be made available by local vendors and food trucks. To end the night, there is always a fireworks show!
Shopping and Dining
There is no shortage of dining experiences and stores in the township. The Lionvlle Shopping Center is home to Target, Giant, Applebees, Philadelphia Pretzel Factory and McDonalds. A Chick-fil-A, Starbucks (Coming Soon), Wendy’s and Papa Johns can be found along Eagleview Blvd. Other local dining hot spots include Vickers, Timothy’s, Limoncello, Ron’s Original Bar and Grille, The Drafting Room Taproom and Grille and Lionshare Diner.