Tacony is a wonderful Philadelphia neighborhood located 8 miles
Northeast of Central
Philadelphia along the banks of the Delaware River. With nearly 30,000 residents, Tacony is
primarily a residential neighborhood with diverse housing types. From our historic Victorian
homes to our early-20th-century, modest brick rowhouses or more modern post-war rowhouses,
we have a home for every family’s needs.
is rich in amenities and growing! It has ample parks and
open space, a growing commercial corridor, and
rich community institutions. Among many highlights is our historic Carnegie library, which
is undergoing a three-year renovation and expansion to make our great neighborhood library
an even more valuable resource for area residents. Our local businesses are growing stronger
and in number every year, providing residents with delicious hoagies, expert computer
help, highly skilled dental care, and everything in between.
We are located along the Delaware River and boast many beautiful remnants of our historic
industrial heyday. We are also conveniently located close to
Center City Philadelphia, with great access to Interstate 95, the SEPTA Trenton Line (which
makes stops at all three downtown stations), and the Tacony-Palmyra bridge, which connects
the City of Philadelphia to Burlington, County New Jersey.