Welcome to Chadds Ford

A historic and picturesque community in southeastern Pennsylvania.
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Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, is known for its artsy vibe and abundance of open space. Homes here are situated on large lots, offering residents an unparalleled sense of privacy and tranquility. The neighborhood is a census-designated place comprising the unincorporated communities of Chadds Ford and Chadds Ford Knoll. 
Brandywine Creek runs through the center of the neighborhood, forming the boundary between Pennsbury and Birmingham Township and then the boundary between Chester and Delaware counties. 

What to Love

  • Top-notch schools.
  • The tranquility of a rural area.
  • Secluded, exclusive neighborhood.
  • Wide open spaces and spacious homes.
  • A luxurious back road country lifestyle.

Local Lifestyle

The local lifestyle in Chadds Ford is characterized by open spaces and homes that are spaced out from one another. The neighborhood is a peaceful haven for those seeking a tranquil lifestyle. 
The neighborhood offers plenty of opportunities to enjoy the great outdoors, with numerous parks, hiking trails, and nature preserves nearby. Residents can also explore the pretty side roads that wind through the area, offering stunning views of the surrounding landscapes. The neighborhood's location is also ideal for those who want to be close to the action, with easy access to nearby cities like Media, Kennett Square, West Chester, and Wilmington, Delaware. Whether you're a nature lover or a city dweller, Chadds Ford has something for you.

Dining, Entertainment & Shopping

For a great atmosphere with great food and service, stop by Chadds Ford Tavern, a classy American restaurant in the town. If you’re into steaks and great seafood, you can’t go wrong by stopping at Brandywine Prime, which guests rave about.
The Gables at Chadds Ford is set in a renovated bar, features a patio, and serves delightful seasonal dishes. If you’re in a south-of-the-border mood, you’ll want to stop by Agave.

Things to Do

If you're looking for a culturally enriching experience, look no further than the Brandywine River Museum of Art, located in the heart of Chadds Ford. With a collection of American art spanning over three centuries, visitors can explore the works of renowned artists such as Andrew Wyeth and N.C. Wyeth while taking in the stunning natural beauty of the Brandywine Valley. Don't forget to visit the museum's gift shop to pick up a unique souvenir to bring back home!
For those interested in history, the Brandywine Battlefield Park is a must-visit destination. This park is home to the site of the largest battle of the Revolutionary War and offers guided tours, historical reenactments, and exhibits that bring the past to life. Take a stroll through the park's scenic trails, learn about the tactics of the British and American armies, and experience the rich history of the area. 
If you're a lover of the arts, be sure to check out the Annual Art Show & Sale at the Chadds Ford Elementary School. This highly anticipated event features the works of over 70 local artists and offers a chance to purchase one-of-a-kind pieces. From paintings to pottery, jewelry to sculpture, there's something for everyone at this art show. Plus, you can feel good about your purchase knowing that a portion of the proceeds goes toward supporting the local community. Don't miss out on this opportunity to support local artists and bring a piece of Chadds Ford's artistic spirit home with you.


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Overview for CHADDS FORD, PA

3,923 people live in CHADDS FORD, where the median age is 43.3 and the average individual income is $78,656. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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43.3 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for CHADDS FORD, PA

CHADDS FORD has 1,402 households, with an average household size of 2.79. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in CHADDS FORD do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 3,923 people call CHADDS FORD home. The population density is 453.03 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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