Third & Jackson Streets
Media, PA 19063
Phone: (610) 566-5210
Fax: (610) 566-0335
The borough of Media is the county seat of Delaware County, Pennsylvania and is located 12 miles west of Philadelphia.
Media was incorporated in 1850 at the same time that it was named the county seat. The population was 5,533 at the 2000 census.
The history of the town goes back to William Penn, but the area remained predominently rural until the twentieth century,
and is suburban today. The Delaware County Institute of Science was founded in Media in 1833, while the Pennsylvania
Institute of Technology, a two-year technical college, Williamson Free School of Mechanical Trades and
Delaware County Community College, a two-year liberal arts college, are located nearby.
Media promotes itself as "Everybody's Hometown."
At A Glance:
Date of Settlement: 1682
Area: 0.8 square miles
Population: 5,533 (2000 Census)
Distance to Center City Philadelphia: 17 miles
School District: Rose Tree Media
Media Borough WebLinks:
Media Business Authority
Media Arts Council
State Street Blues
Media Chamber Chorale
Media Area Girls Softball
Rose Tree Media School District
Media Fire Department
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