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About Ardmore (Pennsylvania)
Ardmore is located on the what was formerly the Pennsylvania Railroad's "Main Line" west out of Philadelphia. The town was originally named Athensville in 1853 but was changed to Ardmore in 1873 because the railroad's management believed the name was not distinguished enough.
- The Ardmore Initiative - 56 E Lancaster Ave, Ardmore, PA 19003, 610-645-0540, This is the business district authority for Ardmore. They oversee economic development, business recruitment and retention, streetscape and more within Ardmore's central business district. They can provide all types of information regarding upcoming events, living, shopping, dining, and doing business in Ardmore.