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Encyclopedia > West Chester, Pennsylvania
Borough of West Chester
Borough
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Chester
Area 1.8 sq mi (4.7 km²)
 - land 1.8 sq mi (4.7 km²)
 - water 0.0 sq mi (0 km²), 0%
Center
 - coordinates 39°57′31″N 75°36′18″W / 39.95861, -75.605Coordinates: 39°57′31″N 75°36′18″W / 39.95861, -75.605
 - elevation 446 ft (135.9 m)
Population 17,861 (2000)
Density 9,703.3 /sq mi (3,746.5 /km²)
Mayor Richard "Dick" Yoder
Time zone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code 610
Location of West Chester in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Website : http://www.west-chester.com

The Borough of West Chester is the county seat of Chester County, Pennsylvania[1], United States. Image File history File links Question_book-3. ... List of towns and boroughs in Pennsylvania, arranged in alphabetical order. ... Image File history File links File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Chester County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... Metronome, a public art installation showing the time in New York City The Eastern Time Zone (ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of Northern America and the west coast of South America. ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Eastern Daylight Time or EDT is equal to: In North America, Eastern Standard Time + 1, or UTC − 4 hours. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Area codes 484, 610 and 835 are Commonwealth of Pennsylvania telephone area codes which serve the Southeast region of the state including the cities of Allentown and Bethlehem. ... Image File history File links Pennsylvania_Locator_Map. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_PA.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Pennsylvania ... Look up Borough in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Chester County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ...


Philadelphia is 25 miles to the east and Wilmington 17 miles to the south. Valley Forge, the Brandywine Battlefield, Longwood Gardens, and other historical attractions are near West Chester. For other uses, see Philadelphia (disambiguation) and Philly. ... Wilmington is the name of several places in the United States of America, United Kingdom, and Australia: // USA Wilmington, California Wilmington, Delaware Wilmington Manor, Delaware Wilmington Island, Georgia Wilmington, Greene County, Illinois South Wilmington, Illinois Wilmington, Massachusetts Wilmington Township, Minnesota Wilmington, New York Wilmington, North Carolina Wilmington, Ohio Wilmington Township... This article is about the National Historical Park. ... Combatants United States Great Britain Commanders George Washington William Howe Strength 10,600 (8,000 present) 17,000 (6,000 present) Casualties 1,200-1,300 casualties 93 killed 488 wounded 6 missing The Battle of Brandywine was a battle of the Philadelphia campaign of the American Revolutionary War fought... One of the premiere botanical gardens in the United States, Longwood Gardens consists of 1,050 acres (4. ...


The West Chester University of Pennsylvania is located here. Greek Revival architecture along High Street earned West Chester the nickname "Athens of the West".[citation needed] West Chester University surrounded by the rest of West Chester, Pennsylvania. ...


In 1900, 9,524 people lived here; in 1910, 11,767; in 1920, 11,717; and in 1940, 13,289 lived here. In 2000, the US census recorded 17,861 residents. Äž: For the film, see: 1900 (film). ... Year 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday [1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 1920 (MCMXX) was a leap year starting on Thursday (link will display 1920) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1940 (MCMXL) was a leap year starting on Monday (link will display the full 1940 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...

Contents

History

The area was originally known as Turk's Head - after the Inn of the same name located in what is now the center of the borough. Inns are establishments where travellers can procure food, drink, and lodging. ...


West Chester has been the seat of government in Chester County since 1786. West Chester was settled in the early 18th century, principally by members of the Society of Friends. In the heart of town is its courthouse, a classical revival building designed in the 1840s by Thomas U. Walter, one of the architects for the Capitol in Washington, DC. West Chester is part of the rapidly growing suburban complex surrounding Philadelphia. The Religious Society of Friends, commonly known as Quakers, or Friends, is a religious community founded in England in the 17th century. ... Thomas U. Walter Portrait by Francisco Pausas, 1925, after a Mathew Brady photograph Thomas Ustick Walter (September 4, 1804 – October 30, 1887) of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was the dean of American architecture between the death of Benjamin Latrobe and the work of H.H. Richardson. ... The United States Capitol is the capitol building that serves as the location for the United States Congress, the legislative branch of the U.S. federal government. ...


Geography and Climate

West Chester is located at 39°57′31″N, 75°36′18″W (39.958678, -75.605052).[2] It is located 25 miles (40 km) west of Philadelphia and 17 miles (27 km) north of Wilmington, Delaware. For other uses, see Philadelphia (disambiguation) and Philly. ... : Chemical Capital of the World , Corporate Capital of the World , Credit Card Capital of the World : A Place to Be Somebody United States Delaware New Castle 17. ...


According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.8 square miles (4.8 km²), all of it land. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ...


Annual high temperatures average between 38.1 and 85.7 °F, annual low temperatures average between 19.3 and 63.3 °F, with the record high being 105 °F, and record low being -16 °F.


Annual precipitation averages 45 inches every year, and annual snowfall averages 19.6 inches every year. [1] Mid-19th century tool for converting between different standards of the inch An inch is an Imperial unit of length. ... This page is about the form of precipitation. ...


Adjacent Municipalities

West Goshen Township is a township located in Chester County, Pennsylvania. ... East Bradford Township is a township located in Chester County, Pennsylvania. ...

Demographics

Chester County Courthouse

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 17,861 people, 6,265 households, and 2,662 families residing in the borough. The population density was 9,703.3 people per square mile (3,747.9/km²). There were 6,541 housing units at an average density of 3,553.5/sq mi (1,372.6/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 75.44% White, 17.08% African American, 8.94% Hispanic or Latino, 3.64% from other races, 1.46% Asian, 0.31% Native American, 0.07% Pacific Islander, and 2.00% from two or more races. Image File history File links Download high resolution version (600x800, 116 KB) Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Image File history File links Download high resolution version (600x800, 116 KB) Licensing I, the creator of this work, hereby release it into the public domain. ... Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 6,265 households out of which 19.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 26.8% were married couples living together, 12.1% had a female householder with no husband present, and 57.5% were non-families. 35.3% of all households were made up of individuals and 7.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.95. Matrimony redirects here. ...


In the borough the population was spread out with 13.4% under the age of 18, 37.7% from 18 to 24, 26.6% from 25 to 44, 13.3% from 45 to 64, and 9.0% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 25 years. For every 100 females there were 88.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 85.7 males.


The median income for a household in the borough was $37,803, and the median income for a family was $51,018. Males had a median income of $35,540 versus $30,819 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $19,073. About 9.8% of families and 21.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.5% of those under age 18 and 9.2% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Notable Residents

For the English musician, see Dave Berry (musician). ... The Daily Local News is a daily newspaper that covers events in Chester County, Pennsylvania. ... Theobald Wolfe Tone, commonly known as Wolfe Tone (June 20, 1763 – November 19, 1798) was a leading figure in the United Irishmen Irish independence movement and is regarded as the father of Irish republicans. ... This article is about the guitarist. ... This article or section is not written in the formal tone expected of an encyclopedia article. ... Personal Information Birth May 12, 1970 ) West Chester, Pennsylvania Height 6 ft 1 in (1. ... Samuel Barber, photographed by Carl Van Vechten, 1944 Samuel Osborne Barber II (March 9, 1910 – January 23, 1981) was an American composer of classical music ranging from orchestral, to opera, choral, and piano music. ... Year 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday [1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Claude Rains (November 10, 1889 – May 30, 1967) was a British-born theatre and film actor, who later held American citizenship, best known for his many roles in Hollywood films. ... Nicholas Berg (April 2, 1978 – May 7, 2004) was an American businessman seeking telecommunications work in Iraq during the U.S.-led occupation of Iraq. ... Bayard Rustin at news briefing on the Civil Rights March on Washington, August 27, 1963 Bayard Rustin (March 17, 1912 – August 24, 1987) was an African-American civil rights activist, important largely behind the scenes in the civil rights movement of the 1960s and earlier and principal organizer of the... Smedley Darlington Butler (July 30, 1881–June 21, 1940), nicknamed The Fighting Quaker and Old Gimlet Eye, was a Major General in the U.S. Marine Corps and, at the time of his death, the most decorated Marine in U.S. history. ... Horace Pippin (Born West Chester, Pennsylvania February 22, 1888–July 6, 1946) was an American painter. ... Thomas U. Walter Portrait by Francisco Pausas, 1925, after a Mathew Brady photograph Thomas Ustick Walter (September 4, 1804 – October 30, 1887) of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was the dean of American architecture between the death of Benjamin Latrobe and the work of H.H. Richardson. ... The United States Capitol is the capitol building that serves as the location for the United States Congress, the legislative branch of the U.S. federal government. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Brandon Cole Bam Margera (born September 28, 1979 in West Chester, Pennsylvania) is a professional skateboarder, creator of the CKY skate/prank/stunt videos, and radio personality. ... From left to right: Brandon Dicamillo, Jess Margera, Rake Yohn, Raab Himself (falling), Bam Margera, and Ryan Dunn make up the core of the CKY Crew. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Chris Raab, credited frequently as Raab Himself (born May 21, 1980 in Willow Grove, Pennsylvania), a member of the CKY Crew, was part of Bams crew on Viva La Bam and appeared in MTVs Jackass, Jackass: The Movie and Haggard. ... Brandon Novak (b. ... Rake Yohn (born Theodore Carl Webb on January 20, 1975 in West Chester, Pennsylvania) is a member of the CKY Crew and a regular in the CKY Videos, MTVs Viva La Bam and Jackass. ... Phil in the movie CKY2K Philip Ron Phil Margera (born July 13, 1957 in Concordville, Pennsylvania, United States) is the father of Bam and Jess Margera and younger brother of Vincent Don Vito Margera. ... April Margera (born March 28, 1956 in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania, United States) aka Ape to fans of MTVs Viva La Bam, Jackass, and the CKY videos. ... Jess Margera (born Jesse Phillip Margera on August 28, 1978 in West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States) is the drummer in the band CKY and its predecessor Foreign Objects. ... Vincent Margera, more commonly known as Don Vito, (born July 3, 1956 in Concordville, Pennsylvania) is a reality television personality best known for his appearances in Viva La Bam, Jackass, Haggard, and the CKY videos alongside his nephew Bam. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Viva La Bam was a reality television series that starred Bam Margera and his crew. ... Cover of CKY2K DVD The CKY (Camp Kill Yourself) videos are an invention of West Chester, Pennsylvania boys Bam Margera and Brandon DiCamillo. ... The word Jew ( Hebrew: יהודי) is used in a wide number of ways, but generally refers to a follower of the Jewish faith, a child of a Jewish mother, or someone of Jewish descent with a connection to Jewish culture or ethnicity and often a combination of these attributes. ... Reggae is a music genre first developed in Jamaica in the late 1960s. ... Matisyahu is the Hebrew name of Matthew Paul Miller (born June 30, 1979), a popular Hasidic Jewish reggae artist. ... Matthew McGrory (May 17, 1973 – August 9, 2005) was an American actor, known for his great height. ... The Guinness Book of Records (or in recent editions Guinness World Records, and in previous US editions Guinness Book of World Records) is a book published annually, containing an internationally recognized collection of superlatives: both in terms of human achievement and the extrema of the natural world. ... The 2001 film Bubble Boy Bubble Boy is a 2001 comedy film directed by Blair Hayes and stars Jake Gyllenhall in the title role. ... Men in Black II (also known as MIIB) is a 2002 science fiction comedy action film starring Will Smith and Tommy Lee Jones. ... For the song of the same name, see House of 1000 Corpses (song) House of 1000 Corpses is a 2003 horror film written and directed by Rob Zombie, and is his directoral debut as a filmmaker. ... Big Fish is a 2003 fantasy drama film, directed by Tim Burton and written by John August. ... The Wack Pack is the name given to a wide assortment of regular guests of the Howard Stern Show. ... This article is about the radio show hosted by Howard Stern. ... Glen Osbourne (born June 5, 1971 in West Chester, Pennsylvania) is an American professional wrestler. ... This article is about the current National Football League team. ... Matthew Rutledge Schaub (born June 25, 1981 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American football quarterback who is currently the starting quarterback for the Houston Texans. ... West Chester East High School, home of the Vikings, is a four-year high school located in Chester County, Pennsylvania. ... Plow United was an American rock group formed in Wilmington, Delaware in 1992. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Deron John Miller (born May 21, 1976 in Chester, Pennsylvania, U.S.) is the lead singer, guitarist and songwriter for CKY. Derons previous bands include This End Up, Oil, and Foreign Objects. ... Chad Ginsburg in the CKY Documentary Chad I. Ginsburg (born April 24, 1973 in New Hope, Pennsylvania) is the guitar player and mixer/producer of the modern rock band, CKY. He also plays some bass on the albums. ... Jess Margera (born Jesse Phillip Margera on August 28, 1978 in West Chester, Pennsylvania, United States) is the drummer in the band CKY and its predecessor Foreign Objects. ... Jonathan Trumpbour Matlack (born January 19, 1950 in West Chester, Pennsylvania) is a former left-handed Major League Baseball pitcher. ... The Rt. ... West Chester University, located in West Chester, Pennsylvania, was founded in 1871. ... Kyle Gallner (born October 22, 1986) is an American actor. ... This article is about the Veronica Mars television series. ... For other uses, see Big Love (disambiguation). ... Sean OHair (born July 11, 1982) is an American golfer. ... Colbert Michael Cole Hamels (born December 27, 1983, in San Diego, California), is a starting left handed pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies in Major League Baseball. ... Joseph Hergesheimer (February 15, 1880 – April 25, 1954) was a prominent American writer of the early 20th century known for his naturalistic novels of decadent life amongst the very wealthy. ... H. L. (Henry Louis) Mencken (September 12, 1880, Baltimore – January 29, 1956, Baltimore), was a journalist, essayist, magazine editor, satirist, acerbic critic of American life and culture, and a student of the American English. ... Buffalo Bill (February 26, 1846 – January 10, 1917) was born William Frederick Cody in the American state of Iowa. ...

Transportation

West Chester is home to the West Chester Transportation Center, which serves as a parking garage for the soon to be opened Chester County Justice Center and a bus terminal, which is located on the lower level of the facility. View inside the West Chester Transportation Center. ... Terminal Station was also the name of a railway station in Chattanooga, Tennessee; see Chattanooga Choo Choo. ...


The main east-west road to West Chester is West Chester Pike, which begins in Upper Darby, Delaware County just outside of Philadelphia and is part of PA Route 3. This Pennsylvania state route article needs to be cleaned up to conform to both a higher standard of article quality and accepted design standards outlined in the WikiProject Pennsylvania State Highways. ... Upper Darby Township is a township located in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA. The township was incorporated as such on August 30, 1736 from Darby Township. ... Delaware County (also known colloquially as Delco) is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... For other uses, see Philadelphia (disambiguation) and Philly. ...


The main north-south road in West Chester is High Street. To the north of town, the road is known as Pottstown Pike, which parallels PA Route 100 for most of its length. To the south of town, the road is known as Wilmington Pike (US Route 202).


Until 1986, West Chester was served by SEPTA's R3 commuter rail line. Service on the line was discontinued due to fair track conditions west of the Elwyn station. At the time, SEPTA had limited funds for the necessary repairs, and offered Chester County the option of either improving the rail line or expanding parking availability at the nearby Exton station on SEPTA's R5 commuter rail line. The county unceremoniously opted for the latter, and service on the R3 was cut back to its current terminus of Elwyn, Pennsylvania. Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... This article is about the transit agency. ... The R3 is a route of the SEPTA Regional Rail commuter rail system. ... Elwyn is the southern terminus of the R3. ... Exton station Exton Station is a commuter rail station located in the western suburbs of Philadelphia at Walkertown Road, Exton, Pennsylvania 19341 [1]. It is served by most Amtrak Keystone Corridor and R5 Thorndale trains. ... The SEPTA R5 is a route of the SEPTA Regional Rail (commuter rail) system. ... Elwyn is a town in the Philadelphia-Camden metropolitan area. ...


Corporate Headquarters

  • QVC
  • Electronics Boutique- Merged with Gamestop Corporation - EB Headquarters Closed and moved to Gamestop Headquarters in Grapevine, Texas
  • Commodore Business Machines (CBM), the operational headquarters of Commodore International (now defunct)
  • VWR International (Lab and Scientific supplies distributor)
  • Synthes (Medical company)
  • Moody's Economy.com (Consulting and Research)
  • UPS (United Parcel Service)

QVC is a West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA, multinational corporation, specialising in televised home shopping. ... The current EB Games logo EB Games EDGE card Electronics Boutique is an international computer and video games retailer, established as an American company in 1977 by James Kim with a single, electronics-focused kiosk, located in a suburban Philadelphia mall in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania. ... GameStop Corporation (NYSE: GME), headquartered in Grapevine, Texas, USA, is the worlds largest video game and entertainment software retailer. ... Flag of Grapevine Grapevine is a city located in Tarrant County, Texas. ... Commodore, the commonly used name for Commodore International, was an American electronics company based in West Chester, Pennsylvania which was a vital player in the home/personal computer field in the 1980s. ... VWR services the industrial, government, life science, education, electronics and pharmaceutical markets as a leading worldwide distributor of scientific equipment, supplies, chemicals and furniture. ...

West Chester in media

  • Many of the skits on the MTV television series Jackass, and later Jackass: The Movie were filmed in and around the borough, primarily ones featuring Bam Margera and the CKY Crew. The spinoff show Viva La Bam was filmed almost entirely in the area, as was the movie Haggard and the CKY videos. Margera has become something of a one-man publicity machine for West Chester, a status that allowed him to get the city's permission to close off some of West Chester's main streets to film portions of Haggard. Many local businesses such as Fairman's skateshop, Mad Platter records, Duffer's Pub and even West Chester University have benefitted from exposure in such projects.
  • QVC broadcasts originate from studios in West Goshen Township, just east of West Chester.
  • The new movie, Our Lady Of Victory, filmed many scenes in the burrough of West Chester. It portrays the Immaculata University's womens basketball team road to the NCAA Championship.

This article is about the original U.S. music television channel. ... Jackass is a half-hour television series, originally shown on MTV and first produced in 1999 in which a group of grown men do various humiliating, dangerous and/or ridiculous stunts for fun. ... Jackass: The Movie Jackass: The Movie directed by Jeff Tremaine was released on October 25, 2002 with the tagline Do not attempt this at home. ... Brandon Cole Bam Margera (born September 28, 1979 in West Chester, Pennsylvania) is a professional skateboarder, creator of the CKY skate/prank/stunt videos, and radio personality. ... From left to right: Brandon Dicamillo, Jess Margera, Rake Yohn, Raab Himself (falling), Bam Margera, and Ryan Dunn make up the core of the CKY Crew. ... A spin-off (or spinoff) is a new organization or entity formed by a split from a larger one such as a new company formed from a university research group. ... Viva La Bam was a reality television series that starred Bam Margera and his crew. ... Cover of CKY2K DVD The CKY (Camp Kill Yourself) videos are an invention of West Chester, Pennsylvania boys Bam Margera and Brandon DiCamillo. ... Fairmans is a well-known skate and surf shop located in West Chester, Pennsylvania. ... QVC is a West Chester, Pennsylvania, USA, multinational corporation, specialising in televised home shopping. ...

Government

The borough is governed by the Borough Council form of government. Led by a Borough Manager, there are seven Council Members, representing the seven voting wards. They control all departments except the Police Department (the Mayor directs the activities of the Police Department through the Chief of Police). As well as a mayor, they are elected by the citizens. The current mayor is Richard Yoder, who will serve until 2010.


Education

West Chester is home to the West Chester Area School District, the public school system for the area. Also, West Chester University is located in West Chester. The West Chester Area School District covers a 75 square-mile basis, for the area of West Chester, PA. The borough of West Chester is the center of the district. ... West Chester University, located in West Chester, Pennsylvania, was founded in 1871. ...


References

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West Chester University of Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1962 words)
West Chester University of Pennsylvania, is a public university located in West Chester, Pennsylvania, 34 miles (54 km) west by north of Philadelphia.
West Chester is known for its prestigious School of Music and College of Education.
West Chester University, a member of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education, is a public, regional, comprehensive institution committed to providing access and offering high-quality undergraduate education, select post-baccalaureate and graduate programs, and a variety of educational and cultural resources for its students, alumni, and citizens of southeastern Pennsylvania.
West Chester, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (1053 words)
The Borough of West Chester is the county seat of Chester County, Pennsylvania
West Chester was settled in the early 18th century, principally by members of the Society of Friends.
West Chester is home to the West Chester Transportation Center, which serves as a parking garage and a bus terminal.
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