Located along the Delaware River and with a population of approximately 4,900 is Boothwyn, PA. Just 10 miles from Wilmington, DE and 20 miles from Philadelphia, Boothwyn offers residents a relaxing town life in this Pennsylvania borough. Still accessible from major cities, Boothwyn is ideal for professionals who want easy access to the events of the city and great for families who don't want to be in the center of the action but still enjoy the close proximity to a bigger city.
Boothwyn's small-town atmosphere combines with its lively neighborhoods to make the town ideal for people from all walks of life. The highly-respected University of Pennsylvania is only 16 miles from Boothwyn in Philadelphia. Neumann University, also located in Philadelphia, is an ideal place for anyone who is looking for a college degree. The top manufacturing employer, Pennsylvania Machine Works Inc., is four miles from Boothwyn in Aston, PA. Another top employer, Professional Capital Services is located in Philadelphia.
At Brandywine Valley, visitors can check out Longwood Gardens, the former estate of the duPont family, with a thousand acres of gardens, fountains, and woodlands year-round. There's also the Brandywine River Museum at Historic Grist Mill. The museum was converted from a house to hold the art collection of the Wyeth family. There's also the Brandywine Battlefield Park where Revolutionary War re-enactments are performed with the opportunity to visit the Washington and Lafayette headquarters.
For a night out with friends and loved ones, the Chaddsford Winery for a night of wine tasting and dining is perfect. The historical Amstel House and the Alapocas Run State Park is also located in the area around Boothwyn, satisfying both history buffs and nature lovers.
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