General Information

Statistics

Charlestown Township is located in northeastern Chester County, Pennsylvania. We are located about 25 miles west of Philadelphia and very close to Valley Forge National Historical Park.

Established:  1738

Total Area:  12.515 square miles (8,010 acres)

Demographics (2010 Census)

Population:  5,671
Population Density:  453 per square mile
Households:  1,855
Average Household Size:  2.73 persons

Charlestown is served by several post offices:

Devault (19432)
Chester Springs (19425)
Malvern (19355)
Phoenixville (19460)

Land by Percentage:

Residential 16.7%
Non-residential 10.8%
Agricultural 30.4%
Wooded 39.3%
Vacant/Water 2.6%
Roads:

26.7 miles of township roads
29.95 miles of state roads

Updated: May 11, 2011, January 28, 2017