Malvern is a unique, small borough located approximately 25 miles west of Philadelphia. The Borough is 1.3 square miles. Malvern is a growing community and is experiencing tremendous revitalization. The Malvern business district is thriving and reflects its Victorian history, with Victorian facades, street lamps and brick pavers. Malvern is a walking town and shoppers enjoy walking the streets to visit the quaint shops. Malvern residents have a strong sense of community and sponsor several special town events throughout the year for the community to enjoy. Malvern’s zip code is used by four other surrounding townships so the geographic area that is associated with Malvern extends well beyond the tiny borough.
Paoli is considered to be the largest town in . There are a high concentration of buildings from the 1880-1910 period in the borough. The Paoli Battlefield and Paoli Memorial Grounds in Malvern are important historical sites. The famous Paoli Massacre or Battle of Paoli took place in Malvern in 1777. Paoli Station was the original end of the old Main Line. Expansion has pushed the current end of the line to Downingtown. The station and the town gets their name from the famous Corsican general, Pasquale di Paoli. Today, Paoli remains an important Septa commuter stop and a major station for Amtrak in the Philadelphia suburbs. It is 21 miles from Suburban Station in center city Philadelphia. Paoli is home to the .