Downingtown is a borough in Chester County, Pennsylvania, 33 miles (53 km) west of Philadelphia. As of the 2010 census it had a population of 7,891. Downingtown was settled by English and European colonists in the early 18th century and has a number of historic buildings and structures. According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 2.2 square miles (5.7 km2), all of it land.
Downingtown Station is located along the Lincoln Highway and is served by both SEPTA and Amtrak. The town is also served by the regional Rover bus service, operated by Krapf bus lines and functionally an extension of the SEPTA bus system throughout Chester County. Both systems provide access to Philadelphia and other suburbs along the Main Line.