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Verizon: Channel 36

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We're looking for a few good men & women! Any military member in Ridley Township

returning from deployment is asked to

contact the Township office at 610-534-4800.

Please call with name, rank, branch of service

and any other information.

Thank you for your service.


Welcome to the Township of Ridley

Delaware County, Pennsylvania

Welcome to the official website of the Township of Ridley.

Please use this website for news and information about Ridley Township.

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A little history about Ridley Township - Originally settled in 1644 by the Swedes and then

the Dutch in 1655, the area was known as 'Amos land'. In 1682, John Simcock of Ridley,

Chesire, England, purchased some 2,875 acres from William Penn and named the area after

his hometown. Ridley was first recognized as a Township in 1687 and became a first class

Township March of 1906.

Area: 5.27 sq. miles
Population: 30,768 (2010 Census)
School District: Ridley

*15 miles or approx. 35 minutes from Center City, Philadelphia


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2019 Township Newsletter
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2019 Trash & Recycling
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2019 Winter Recreation Happenings Newsletter
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New Paved Walking Trail at Municipal Park

Located at Michigan Avenue & Fairview Road in Swarthmore

Behind Notre Dame de Lourdes School & Catholic Church

Funded By PECO's Green Region Grant Program


PA West Nile

Control Program
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2019 Household Hazardous Waste 
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Proper Disposal of Leftover Paint

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Covered Device Recycling Act

In accordance with the Covered Device Recycling Act, beginning January, 2013,

Ridley Township Public Works Department will NO longer be permitted to collect certain

"Covered" electronic devices with regular trash collection. "Covered Devices" include

desktop and laptop computers, computer monitors, computer peripherals, & televisions.


Click here for information on how to dispose of these items

Delaware County Council Announces

Installation of Drug Drop Boxes

Delaware County residents now have access to secure medication

drop boxes to dispose of unused, unwanted or expired prescription drugs

that can be lethal when they fall into the wrong hands.


The large, metal "Delco Medicine Drop" boxes are being installed in

nine police departments at various locations in the county, including

Ridley Township Police Department, through the continuing efforts

of Delaware County Council, the District Attorney, and the

Delaware County Heroin Task Force.  

Medications in standard containers can be deposited

in those containers. Loose medication can be put in plastic bags.

Liquid medications should be enclosed in secure containers. 

Be sure to remove all personal information before disposal.



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