Lansdowne (Pennsylvania)

Lansdowne is in Pennsylvania.


Lansdowne, commonly confused with Lansdale, Pennsylvania, is a small, quaint town located thirty minutes outside the city of Philadelphia. Lansdowne is 1.2 square miles in size with a population of a little over 11,000. Lansdowne is very community-based, with many community groups, such as boys and girls clubs, boys scout and girl scout troops, American Legion Posts, and many more. Lansdowne also has many places of worship and private and parochial schools. Lansdowne might be small on area and population, but it is bulging at the seams with history.

Get in

The 101 Media, and 102 Sharon Hill trolleys both run through Lansdowne along with the R3 Media-Elwyn train, 109, 113, and Route 30 buses as well as various other forms of Septa. It is easy to figure out how to ride Septa through their website:

You can also drive into town and park your car in one of the many parking lots and begin your walking tour throughout one of many historic districts.

You can fly into Philadelphia International Airport and rent a car or take a taxi, if you do not live within driving distance.


Lansdowne provides walking tours throughout its historic districts.


Other than exploring the beautiful history of Lansdowne, there are plenty of activities to participate in.

There are also nine lovely borough parks:



Most of the restaurants are small, family-owned and very inexpensive.


Lansdowne is a dry town, but the city of Philadelphia, which is only thirty minutes away, has a great night life.

There are also several beer distributors and liquor stores bordering Lansdowne on all sides.


There are no hotels located directly in Lansdowne, but there are several very close by in Upper Darby and Philadelphia.



Go next

Routes through Lansdowne

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