Chester County

A small borough located on the western side of Chester County

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The population of Atglen, PA is 78.3% White, 9.7% Hispanic, and 7.2% Black. 14.5% of the people in Atglen, PA speak a non-English language, and 95.9% are U.S. citizens.

The median property value in Atglen, PA is $223,900, and the homeownership rate is 63.6%. Most people in Atglen, PA commute by driving alone, and the average commute time is 25.3 minutes. The average car ownership in Atglen, PA is 2 cars per household.

Chester County, Pennsylvania, is one of state’s three original counties, formed in 1682 by William Penn. The name was derived from Cheshire, England. The other two original counties are Bucks and Philadelphia counties. 

The county originally included present-day Delaware, Lancaster, and Berks counties. In 1729, Lancaster County was formed, creating the western boundary of Chester County. In 1752, a northern boundary was established with the creation of Berks County. With the drawing of the Mason-Dixon Line in 1764, Chester County’s southern border was determined. In 1789, Delaware County was created establishing the southeastern boundary of Chester County. The county seat, incorporated in 1799, is located in West Chester Borough.

County Municipalities

There are three types of incorporated municipalities in the county: cities, boroughs, and townships. Please note: the US post office uses community names and boundaries which usually do not correspond to the townships, and usually only have the same names as the municipalities of cities and boroughs. The names used by the post office are generally used by residents to describe the area where they live. Select from the list below to learn more about the individual municipalities in the county:

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Atglen Borough

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Get In Touch

email: County Commissioners
120 Main Street
PO Box 250
Atglen, Pennsylvania 19310
610-593-6508 (fax)
M-F: 8:30am-4:30pm