08 September 2008


Wayne is an unincorporated community and a U.S. Post Office located on the Main Line, centered in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States. While the center of Wayne is in Radnor Township, Wayne extends into both Tredyffrin Township in Chester County and Upper Merion Township in Montgomery County. If one considers the large area served by the Wayne post office, the community may extend slightly into Easttown Township, Chester County, as well.

Wayne was originally named Louella, after founder J. Henry Askin's daughters Louisa and Ella.
Wayne's development began when a railroad stop called Cleaver's Landing was established. It was renamed Wayne Station after General Anthony Wayne. Parcels in the area totalling 293 acres were bought by banker J.H. Askin, where he built Louella House and developed some of the first homes in the area. The area became a favorite getaway for wealthy people wanting to enjoy the countryside.
The Valley Forge Military Academy is located in Wayne.

The township has a website.

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