Red Lion, Pennsylvania

Red Lion: Borough of Pennsylvania


Red Lion is a city located in the county of Chester in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,373 and a population density of 4,865 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,309 inhabitants.

The city was created 171 years ago in 1851.

Red Lion locator map
Location of Red Lion on Pennsylvania map.

Quick Facts about Red Lion

Population : 6,309 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Chester County
Area : 1.31 km2
Altitude : 3,022 feet / 921 meters
Establishment : January 01, 1852 (171 years ago)
Time Zone : Eastern Time Zone
Local time : 11:14:26 (22nd September 2023)
Postal code : 17356
Density : 4,816 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -1.01% (2010-2020)
Weather : 51℉ Partly Cloudy 7-days weather
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Red Lion Pennsylvania
Red Lion  Pennsylvania image


Red Lion is located at 39°52'41"N 75°40'54"W (39.8781700, -75.6816000).

Red Lion map


Red Lion forecast: Partly cloudy, with a low around 51. North wind around 5 mph. more


According to census records, the population of Red Lion decreased by 1.01% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,373 - census
2011 6,337 -0.57% estimation process
2012 6,329 -0.13% estimation process
2013 6,325 -0.06% estimation process
2014 6,319 -0.09% estimation process
2015 6,310 -0.14% estimation process
2016 6,315 0.08% estimation process
2017 6,334 0.3% estimation process
2018 6,343 0.14% estimation process
2019 6,330 -0.21% estimation process
2020 6,309 -0.33% estimation process

Red Lion zip code is 17356. County name: York, County fips: 42133

People born in Red Lion (5)

People born in Red Lion, including politician Harry L. Haines, Baseball and football player Hinkey Haines, politician Nathaniel N. Craley Jr., .


Schools in Red Lion

College & universities near Red Lion, PA

Code Name City ZIP
216764 West Chester University of Pennsylvania West Chester (PA) 19383

Stations (30)

Amtrak & bus stations near Red Lion, PA

Code Name Address Type
DOW Downingtown West Lancaster Ave. and Stuart Ave. RAIL
EXT Exton 425 Walkertown Road RAIL
COT Coatesville Third Ave. and Fleetwood St. RAIL
WIL Wilmington station 100 South French Street RAIL
PAR Parkesburg W. First and S. Culvert Streets RAIL

Post offices near Red Lion

Post Office Name City ZIP
Kennett Squar Post Office Kennett Square (PA) 19348

Other places with the same name (2)

Other cities in Chester County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Chester County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
West Chester 20,048 Borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States
Warwick 19,576 Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania
Phoenixville 16,910 Borough of Pennsylvania
Caln 14,089 Census-designated place in Chester County, Pennsylvania
Coatesville 13,006 City of Pennsylvania
Hopewell 12,548 Borough in Bedford County, Pennsylvania
New Garden 12,237 Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania
Westtown 10,992 Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania
Willistown 10,983 Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania
Downingtown 8,419 Borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania
Kennett Square 6,203 Borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States
New London 5,967 Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania
Oxford 5,594 Borough of Pennsylvania
Paoli 5,575 Census designated place
Exton 4,842 Village and former civil parish in Rutland, UK
Pocopson 4,827 Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Red Lion distances to largest Pennsylvania cities