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West Goshen Township Ranks #10 in Best Places to Live in America

Money Magazine recently completed its yearly survey to find the Best Places to Live in America.  They alternate each year between large and small towns and this year, the September issue lists the top ten small towns (population 10,000 – 50,000) that are flourishing.  West Goshen Township, located in Chester County, PA placed #10 on their list.  Some of the criteria considered for the survey were growth in housing and employment, along with affordable living.  Open space, quality schools, and a sense of community also were a part of the selection process to determine some of the best places to live and to raise a family.west goshen2

West Goshen is home to quiet, tree-lined residential areas along with plenty of parks, a host of community activities, and close proximity the King of Prussia shopping centers.  West Goshen is just a few minutes away from West Chester which is the county seat of Chester County and has many restaurants and stores.  It is also an easy commute from West Goshen to Philadelphia.

In its early days, West Goshen Township was primarily a farming community.  Soon, other businesses and trades emerged in the local economy.  West Goshen’s population has risen steadily reflecting the Township’s evolution from farming community to suburban neighborhood.  Following huge growth in the 1960s and 1970s, the Township now has a population of more than 22,000.  A couple of the local employers include Comcast and QVC.

CEC is proud to have West Goshen Township as a client and to provide engineering services to this Chester County township for the last several years.