Pennsylvania Route 926 is a
long state route located west of
Philadelphia in Chester County, Pennsylvania. The western terminus of the route is at
Pennsylvania Route 10 in
Upper Oxford Township. The eastern terminus is at the West Chester
Pike (Pennsylvania Route 3) in
the Philadelphia suburb of Willistown
The route is known as Street Road for its entire length.
while 926 serves as the county line between Delaware and Chester Counties and thus technically could be
considered a part of Delaware County.
Pennsylvania Route 926 heads east from PA 10,
crossing into Londonderry Township, where it intersects Pennsylvania Route 796 and then
Pennsylvania Route 41.
continues east, closely following the border of West
Marlborough and London Grove Townships, and intersects Pennsylvania Route 841.
fully enters West Marlborough Township for a short distance before
entering East Marlborough Township, where it intersects Pennsylvania Route 82.
border with Pennsbury Township, PA 926 crosses Pennsylvania Route 52.
skirts through the northern part of Pennsbury Township and the
southern part of Pocopson Township before crossing the Brandywine Creek into
Township. Just after crossing the Brandywine Creek, PA
926 intersects Creek Road, which was the routing of Pennsylvania Route 100 until 2003,
when it was truncated from the Delaware border to U.S.
Route 202 north of West
Chester. PA 926 continues east through Birmingham
Township and then forms the border between Westtown
Township and Thornbury Township.
The route then intersects U.S. Route 202
and U.S. Route 322
. It then briefly forms the border between
Westtown Township in Chester County, and Thornbury Township, Delaware County before intersecting Pennsylvania Route 352, where it
fully enters Westtown Township for a short distance before crossing
into Willistown Township, where it continues to its eastern
terminus at Pennsylvania Route
The path of today's PA 926 was one of William Penn
's original roads into the
wilderness of his land grant. The route was first signed in 1928.
In recent years, the once country road has experienced a large
amount of development along its eastern half as many new upscale
homes have sprung up along its course. While the western end has
largely remained rural, development is slowly starting to pop up
along this portion of the road as well.