Chadds Ford

Chadds Ford is a township of 3,170 people (as of 2000) on the western outskirts of Philadelphia in Delaware County, Pennsylvania. The Chadds Ford community was named after John Chadds, who began operating a ferry there in 1737. Historically, one of the major events that draws tourists near is the Battle of the Brandywine fought by George Washington and his troops, which was a major defeat for troops in 1777.

Get in

Chadds Ford is on US-1, between Philadelphia and Baltimore, Maryland. It's also near the intersection of US-1 and US-202, which leads south to Wilmington, Delaware.




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Routes through Chadds Ford

Philadelphia Middletown  N  S  Kennett Square Baltimore
King of Prussia West Chester  N  S  Wilmington New Castle
Harrisburg West Chester  W  E  Chester Atlantic City

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