Info on Media PA
Did you know that you can have a Media home address and live in NINE different municipalities including Media Borough, Middletown Township, Upper Providence Township, Nether Providence Township, Rose Valley Borough, Marple Township, Edgemont Township, Chester Heights Borough, and Aston Township?
Did you know that zip code boundaries are not synchronized with school districts or municipalities? In fact, living in the 19063 zip code overlaps with the FIVE different school districts of Rose Tree Media, Wallingford-Swarthmore, Marple Newtown, Garnet Valley, and Penn-Delco.
Are you confused? So are many others. We created this unique multi-layered and color-coded map to provide some clarity. Choose from the three drop-down menus, and select any, or all, of the maps. Click “update” and watch the different map layers overlap. Enjoy, and let us know if we can be of any further help.
The borough of Media is the county seat of Delaware County, in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and is located 13 miles west of Philadelphia. Media was incorporated in 1850 at the same time that it was named the county seat. The population is currently 5,362 according to the 2017 census. Its school district is the Rose Tree Media School District with Penncrest High School and Springton Lake Middle School. In June 2006, it became the first fair trade town in America. Media promotes itself by its motto: “Everybody’s Hometown”.
Official website: https://www.mediaborough.com/
Trash is collected twice weekly.
East side of Jackson Street – Monday and Thursday.
West side of Jackson Street – Tuesday and Friday.
Media Borough recycles weekly. The west side of the Borough (everyone west of Jackson Street) is collected on Tuesdays. The east side of the Borough (everyone east of Jackson Street) is collected on Thursdays. If collection falls on New Year’s Day, Independence Day or Christmas, the Recycling will be collected the following day.
Middletown Township is a township in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States. The Pennsylvania State University has an undergraduate satellite campus located in the north-central portion of the township, while Neumann University, a private co-educational Franciscan university, is located in nearby Aston Township.
Originally established in 1686, Middletown Township adopted a Home Rule Charter in 1978. The township is governed by the council-manager system, a representative form of government in which the seven elected officials set policy for the township and the manager oversees the delivery of all public services and programs.
Official website: http://www.middletowntownship.org/
Weekly on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday depending on your street. For street schedules please visit the township site here:
Rose Valley is a small, historic borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States. Its area is 0.73 square miles, and the population was 949 at the 2017 census. The area was settled by Quaker farmers in 1682, and later water mills along Ridley Creek drove manufacturing in the nineteenth century.
Official website: http://www.rosevalleyborough.org/
Weekly on Wednesday
Upper Providence Township is a township in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States, located around and north of the borough of Media, and about 15 miles west of center city Philadelphia. The population was 10,435 at the 2017 census. Ridley Creek State Park is inside the township towards the northern edge, and the township also contains Ridley Creek and Crum Creek. The township is zoned 98% residential, 1% commercial and 1% industrial, with minimal space zoned to commercial business.
Official website: https://www.upperprovidence.org/
Trash & Recycling Pick-Up:
- Trash and Recycling: Residents of Upper Providence are required by Ordinance to have their refuse collected by a licensed collector with whom the Township has contracted for such purpose.
Township for calendar please click here
Nether Providence Township is a first class township in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States. Many residents refer to the township by the name of its largest community, Wallingford, because the Wallingford postal code is used for most of the township. The population of the township was 13,762 at the 2017 census.
Official website: http://netherprovidence.org/
- Link: Trash Collection
- Link: Recycling
Ward 1 & 7: Thursdays
Ward 2: Wednesdays
Ward 3 & 4: Tuesdays
Ward 5 & 6: Wednesdays
Marple Township is a township in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States. It contains the census designated place of Broomall. The population was 23,816 at the 2017 cenus. ZIP codes include mainly 19008, but also partially 19064 and 19063. Township is run by Marple Township board of commissioners. President Joseph Rufo , Vice President Daniel Leefson.
Official website: http://www.marpletwp.com
Edgmont Township is a township in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States. Edgmont contains the unincorporated community of Gradyville. The population was 4,067 at the 2017 census.
Official website: http://edgmont.org/
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