Welcome to Havertown
Highly walkable small town brimming with charm
Easily considered one of the region’s best small towns, Havertown is an idyllic town. Family-friendly and community-driven, those who reside here take pride in the overall environment that has been created over generations. Situated just eight miles west of Philadelphia, this suburb is supremely convenient for commuters. Locals can also frequent Philadelphia’s restaurants and attractions with ease.
Classic and full of personality, many of the homes in Havertown date back to the 1920s. While these properties have been cared for and well-maintained through the decades, they provide a glimpse into Havertown’s history.
What to Love
- Quaint small town
- Beautiful and historic homes
- Convenient location — close to Philadelphia
- Well-maintained green spaces
- Nearby shopping and dining
Lined with gorgeous and historic homes that have stood for generations, Havertown has an unmatched charm that can only be earned — not fabricated. Residential areas feature spacious farmhouse-style properties, establishments that have stood the test of time, and the coziness that only a small town can deliver. Located under 10 miles from Philadelphia, this area is also convenient for commuters, and for those who enjoy getting into the city on a regular basis.
Dining, Entertainment & Shopping
In the northern and southern sides of town, you can explore all of the shopping and dining establishments that are part of Havertown.
Things to Do
In addition to the seasonal music festivals and events that are hosted throughout the year, there are numerous spaces to enjoy at all times.
Families are especially fond of Veterans Park. Equipped with sports fields and places to run around, individuals with children should definitely check out this locale. The Pennsy Trail begins at this park, and extends up to Ralston Avenue — which connects to the Haverford Area YMCA.
Spend even more of your time in the fresh air by exploring the many outdoor spaces Havertown has to offer. Highlights include Foster Tract park, Lynnewood Park, Paddock Park, Llanerch Country Club, and Thompson Nature Park.
Havertown has an outstanding reputation for its top-tier public schools.