The car accident attorneys in Woodlyn, PA, at Justice Guardians kindly sponsor the following article on the area's history.
Woodlyn, Pennsylvania, is located in the northeast of Folsom and is 14 miles from Philadelphia. This CDP, a census-designated place, is part of the Riley Township and takes up 1,088 acres. Two areas of interest located in the Woodlyn area are the historical Crum Creek and the Notre Dame De Lourdes School.
At the southernmost point of Woodlyn is Crum Creek. The creek was named by the first European settlers, the Dutch, meaning crooked creek. The creek flows 24 miles beginning in the swamps of Newtown Square before draining into the Delaware River at Eddystone, PA. The swamps of Newtown initially were a lake. However, they were dammed due to the mills that populated the area in the 19th century.
In 1931 a dam was built on Crum Creek, in the southern part of Woodlyn on Route 252, to form the 391 acres Springton Lake. This lake is maintained as a drinking water reservoir by Aqua America. The water treatment plant provides over 19 million gallons of water to the neighboring residents and businesses every day. Altogether, the creek has five dams, including the following locations:
Due to the large areas that are next to the creek, many different species of wildlife call it their home, including the following:
With over 203 students, this privately run Catholic Elementary School is located on the campus in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia on Fairview Road in Woodlyn. Archdiocesan schools were the first Catholic schools in America. The main goal is developing future leaders with an excellent education and a strong Catholic faith. This accredited school of the Our Lady of Peace serves grades from preschool to 8th grade.
Tuition will run up to $4,650 per year, and the teacher to student ratio is 16 students to one teacher, lower than the national 17 to one. The student diversity breakdown as follows:
The population of Woodlyn, as of 2010, was 9,485, a decrease of 551 since 2000. The average household income was $42,639, with men making substantially more than women. The racial breakdown of the area are as follows:
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