Just 20 miles west of Philadelphia, Aston was one of the first townships incorporated in Pennsylvania. Home to several parks, historic sites, and a strong sense of community, Aston can trace its roots to 1688.
Brandywine Battlefield Historic Site is located just eight miles west of Aston. Take a driving tour of this site, where the largest battle of the Revolutionary War was fought, and see the many historic buildings.
Ridley Creek State Park, on the National Register of Historic Places, lies six miles north of Aston. With 2,606 acres of woodlands and meadows to explore, this is a great spot for fishing, hiking, biking, cross-country skiing, and sledding. This unique park also features formal gardens, an 18th century village, and a Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation that has been a working farm for over 300 years.
Rich in history while just minutes from busy, urban Philadelphia, Aston is an ideal location for apartment renting near Philadelphia.