Exton

Exton lies at the intersection of U.S. Route 30 (formerly the Lancaster Road, and later the Lincoln Highway) and Pennsylvania Route 100 (Pottstown Pike). Beginning in the late 18th century, the Lancaster Road became a major transportation route between Philadelphia and the west, while what is now Route 100 was a regional north-south route to Pottstown. A theory exists that Exton was named as the "X" on the map, denoting this intersection, though more likely the village was named after one of the several Extons in the United Kingdom.

In the late 1940s, Exton became home to the Newcomen Society of the United States. The campus of the learned society was built overlooking farmland on Newcomen Road, and featured offices, a printing shop, library and museum, guest houses, a chapel and a belltower with a carillon. The Newcomen Society (since dissolved) sold the property in the late 1990s, but its campus remains an Exton landmark serving as the headquarters of another business.

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$362,500
EXTON, PA
4
beds
3
baths
Listing courtesy of Long & Foster-Exton BRIGHT
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$439,500
EXTON, PA
3
beds
3
baths
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$479,999
EXTON, PA
4
beds
3
baths
Listing courtesy of Keller Williams Real Estate-Montgomeryville BRIGHT
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$560,000
EXTON, PA
4
beds
4
baths
Listing courtesy of Lennar Sales Corp BRIGHT
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