Welcome to Colwyn Borough

“Colwyn Borough is committed to improving the quality of life and opportunities for all those who live, work and play within our borders.”

Incorporated in 1682, Colwyn Borough is home to over 2,600 residents. Bordering the City of Philadelphia, Colwyn spans 0.3 square miles and is beautifully situated along the Cobbs Creek Corridor.

The Borough is served by its own police department and is home to Colwyn Elementary School and the historic John Bosacco Park. Positioned just over two miles from Philadelphia International Airport and Interstate 95, Colwyn is easily accessible and is well-served by public transit, with SEPTA train, trolley and bus service linking Colwyn to Center City Philadelphia and the greater Delaware County.


“Notice is hereby given that the Borough of Colwyn is considering the adoption of its Pollution Reduction Plan (PRP). The PRP will be available for public review and comment for a period of thirty (30) days.  All comments must be submitted in writing via email to Michael Galante PE, CME, Borough Engineer at mgeassociates@gmail.com or in person at  Borough of Colwyn, 221 Spruce Street, Colwyn, PA 19023 by Thursday, January 21, 2021.  Interested parties may read or download the plan here.