About Haverford, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°00?47?N 75°17?40?W? / ?40.01306°N 75.29444°W? / 40.01306; -75.29444Haverford is an unincorporated community located partially in Haverford Township in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA, but primarily in Lower Merion Township in Montgomery County, about 10 miles (16 km) west of Philadelphia and does not include Drexel Hill, PA. It is on the Main Line, which is known historically for its wealth. As of August 2009, the average home price in the Haverford ZIP Code 19041 was $849,000. ZIP Code 19041 borders the unincorporated portion of Haverford Township called "Havertown," as well as the unincorporated communities of Bryn Mawr, Gladwyne, Ardmore, Wynnewood, and a small portion of Broomall. Haverford's name is derived from the name of the town of Haverfordwest in Wales, UK. One translation of the word "Haverford" from the Welsh is "goat crossing." Today, Haverford is most notable for being the site of Haverford College and one of the United States' oldest country clubs, the Merion Cricket Club. The town is connected to central Philadelphia by the Paoli/Thorndale Line commuter rail system and Norristown High Speed Line.Allgates and the Federal School are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Its elevation is 318 feet (97 m).