Part of Philadelphia's Main Line suburbs, Devon is widely known for the Devon Horse Show. This show is still the largest and oldest horse-competition within the United States. The community is small and close-knit with many activities and festivals focused around the county fairgrounds. Walk the historical landmarks such as the Washington Memorial Chapel, a memorial dedicated to General George Washington.

Restaurants, taverns and ice-cream shops are just a short distance away in the neighboring borough of Berwyn. The variety of local treats includes the offering of "the best ice-cream around" at Handel's Homemade Ice Cream shop.

Residential areas of Devon vary from apartments, condos, single family homes and estates with history and sprawling acreage. New developments are settling in the borough and are bringing a modern urban feel.