Your search for Philadelphia area apartments has brought you to Paoli – a small, picturesque community in Northwest Philadelphia – much as it did the early settlers who arrived in Paoli in the 1760s. A settler named Joshua Evans built an inn here, and the town grew around it.
During the American Revolution, British soldiers surprised the Pennsylvania regiment with an attack and killed 200 – they took no prisoners, and instead killed those who tried to surrender. The Paoli Massacre became a rallying cry for the remainder of the war. The actual location of the Paoli Massacre is in present-day Malvern, a borough that shares its eastern border with Paoli.
Paoli has a total population of around 5,500 – but don’t let that stop you from searching for Paoli apartments for rent. This is a terrific community in an even better location, just minutes from Downtown Philadelphia’s restaurants, museums, shops, theaters, and historic sites. It is also close to Valley Forge National Historical Park, Immaculata University, and the King of Prussia Mall. SEPTA’s Paoli/Thorndale Line, a commuter rail that runs from Thorndale to Philadelphia, makes commuting into downtown Philadelphia fast and easy – just about a 40-minute train ride.