Township is located in southwestern Delaware County, northwest of Chester and southwest of Media, the county seat. The borough of Chester Heights is along the northwest border of the township. Chester Creek, a southeast-flowing tributary of the Delaware River, forms the eastern border of the township. Waterways in Aston include a portion of Marcus Hook Creek. Neumann University (est. 1965), a private co-educational Franciscan college located on the grounds of Our Lady of Angels Convent, is located in the northern portion of the township. The township is bordered by the City of Chester to the south. This is an Annual Events in Aston PA page. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 5.8 square miles (15.1 km2
), all land.
The township is covered by two ZIP codes: 19014 (Aston Post Office, which also covers parts of Upper Chichester and Bethel townships), and 19063 (Media). Down the road from Neumann University is IceWorks Skating Complex, where the Neumann University Men’s and Women’s Ice Hockey teams play their home games. Neumann Men’s Hockey won the NCAA Division III National Title in 2009, defeating Gustavus in the championship game 4-1 in Lake Placid, New York. Aston PA