Why West Chester is so great
West Chester is a borough and the county seat of Chester County, in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The population was 18,461 at the 2010 census. The borough is located within the Philadelphia metropolitan area. West Chester is the mailing address for most of its neighboring townships. When calculated by mailing address, the population as of the 2010 US Census was 108,696, which would make it the 10th largest city by mailing address in the state of Pennsylvania. Much of the West Chester University of Pennsylvania North Campus and the Chester County government are located within the borough. The center of town is located at the intersection of Market and High Streets.