West Chester, Pennsylvania began life as ‘Turks Head,’ named after a local coaching inn. It’s been the seat of Chester County since 1786. About 25 miles from Philadelphia, 18,500 people live here today.
The area offers excellent road and transport links, so locals and visitors never have a problem getting around. Commuting to work or school from West Chester is easy.
You’ll find plenty to explore in West Chester, with an excellent combination of historical, cultural, natural, and family-based attractions in the borough itself, or easily accessible in the surrounding county.