Originally named Manavon, Phoenixville was settled in 1732 and incorporated as a borough in 1849. 

Now, we are a continually growing community that offers unique businesses, parks, and entertainment! We welcome you, and hope you take the time to discover and a enjoy all that we have to offer!

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The Borough offers several unique gems along the French Creek and Schuylkill River including: 

  • Black Rock Sanctuary
  • Fish Ladder
  • Numerous parks
  • Schuylkill River Trail for a myriad of walking, hiking and biking options

Rich in history we invite you to experience all that Phoenixville has to offer.


Our town continues to grow and expand offering the residents, as well as visitors, the chance to browse the many distinctive shops, dine in the wide variety of restaurants and to experience all the arts and entertainment we have to offer throughout the community and our downtown.

So welcome, discover, and enjoy. We’re so glad you’re here.