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== Abington ==
 
== Abington ==
 
   
 
   
Abington Township name one the 100 best communities to live in according to money magazine is a township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. Just outside Philadelphia Abington Township is one of Montgomery County’s oldest communities dating back to before 1700 and being incorporated in 1704. It is home to some of the county’s oldest transportation routes, industries and churches. Many of these older business and transportation centers were the forerunners of modern Abington. Today, Abington Township is a highly desirable residential area that contains a major shopping center, several small businesses, and a few of Montgomery County's largest employers.
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Abington Township name one the 100 best communities to live in according to money magazine  
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is a township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. Just outside Philadelphia  
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Abington Township is one of Montgomery County’s oldest communities dating back to before 1700  
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and being incorporated in 1704. It is home to some of the county’s oldest transportation routes,  
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industries and churches. Many of these older business and transportation centers were the forerunners  
 +
of modern Abington. Today, Abington Township is a highly desirable residential area that contains a major shopping center, several small businesses, and a few of Montgomery County's largest employers.
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==  Communitities ==
 
==  Communitities ==
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• Abington
 
• Abington
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• Ardsley
 
• Ardsley
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• Crestmont
 
• Crestmont
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• Elkins Park
 
• Elkins Park
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• Glenside
 
• Glenside
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• Hollywood
 
• Hollywood
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• Huntingdon Valley
 
• Huntingdon Valley
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• Meadowbrook
 
• Meadowbrook
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• Noble
 
• Noble
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• North Hills
 
• North Hills
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• Roslyn
 
• Roslyn
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• Roychester
 
• Roychester
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• Rydal
 
• Rydal
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• Willow Grove
 
• Willow Grove
  
 
== Get in ==
 
== Get in ==
 
   
 
   
Septa
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'''Septa'''
Northeast regional rail is an easy way to access abington with many train stations through out the town.  
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SEPTA
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Northeast regional rail is an easy way  
Bus transportation from the city of Philadelphia travel in and around Abington as well
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to access abington with many train stations  
By Car
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through out the town.  
You can reach Abington by car by route 611 or the Pennsylvania turnpike exiting at Willow Grove/Abington
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Philadelphia International Airport
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'''SEPTA'''
Just a thirty minute drive with trains to and from the airport to Abington.
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Bus transportation from the city of  
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Philadelphia travel in and around Abington as well
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''' By Car'''
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You can reach Abington by car by route 611  
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or the Pennsylvania turnpike  
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exiting at Willow Grove/Abington
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'''Philadelphia International Airport'''
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Just a thirty minute drive  
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with trains to  
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and from the airport to Abington.
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== See ==
 
== See ==
 
   
 
   
Alverthorpe Manor Art Museum'''  
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'''Alverthorpe Manor Art Museum''''''
This small non profit community art center is a contempory art musuem located in the heart of Abington
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This small non profit community art center is a contempory art  
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musuem located in the heart of Abington
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'''Bryn Athen Cathedral'''
  
Bryn Athen Cathedral
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The episcopal seat of the General Church of the New Jerusalem,  
The episcopal seat of the General Church of the New Jerusalem, an international Swedenborgian church. The cathedral is renowned for its stained glass collection and for its unusual architecture. It was built in the early 20th century, following the arts and crafts tradition.
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an international Swedenborgian church.  
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The cathedral is renowned for its
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stained glass collection and for its unusual architecture.  
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It was built in the early 20th century,  
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following the gothic revivilist emergence.
  
 
== Do ==
 
== Do ==
  
Alverthorpe Park
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'''
Equiped with a golf course, mini golf course, childrens pool, playground and fishing lake, outdoor picnic areas and bike trails Alverthorpe is the perfect place to take your family for and outdoor day of fun.
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Alverthorpe Park'''
Buy
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Willow Grove Park Mall
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Equiped with a golf course, mini golf course,  
  The former location the the historic Willow Grove Park is the Willow Grove Park Mall.Located just 12 miles from Philadelphia in an established suburban setting, features over 130 upscale shops such as abercrombie, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Coach, Lucky Brand Jeans, Sephora, White House/Black Market along with Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s, Sears and The Cheesecake Factory!
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childrens pool,playground and fishing  
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lake, outdoor picnic areas and bike  
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trails Alverthorpe is the perfect  
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place to take your family for and outdoor day of fun.
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'''Buy'''
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'''Willow Grove Park Mall'''
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The former location the the historic  
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Willow Grove Park is the Willow Grove Park Mall.
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Located just 12 miles from Philadelphia  
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in an established suburban setting, features over  
 +
130 upscale shops such as abercrombie,  
 +
Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Coach, Lucky Brand Jeans,  
 +
Sephora, White House/Black Market along  
 +
with Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s, Sears and  
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The Cheesecake Factory!
  
 
== Eat ==
 
== Eat ==
  
Budget
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'''Budget'''
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The Kitchen Bar
 
The Kitchen Bar
Perfect for breakfast lunch and dinner is the definition of American comfort food. Located on 611  
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Mid Range
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Perfect for breakfast lunch and dinner is the definition of American comfort food. Located on 611  
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'''Mid Range'''
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The Cheesecake Factory
 
The Cheesecake Factory
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Located in the Willow Grove Park Mall has great lunch and dinner specials for the whole family
 
Located in the Willow Grove Park Mall has great lunch and dinner specials for the whole family
  
Splurge
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'''Splurge'''
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Stefanos
 
Stefanos
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Located on Huntingdon Pike this BYOB has authentic mouth watering Italian food. Worth every penny.
 
Located on Huntingdon Pike this BYOB has authentic mouth watering Italian food. Worth every penny.
  
Desert
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'''Desert'''
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Sprinkles
 
Sprinkles
Located in Elkins park on Township line right on the edge of Abington. This mom and pop Ice cream parlor serves homemade ice cream to fill everyone's stomach.
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Located in Elkins park on Township line right on the edge of Abington.
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This mom and pop Ice cream parlor serves homemade ice cream to fill everyone's stomach.
  
  
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==  Stay ==
 
==  Stay ==
 
   
 
   
Days Inn
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'''Days Inn'''
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Located in Horsham
 
Located in Horsham
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245 Easton Road
 
245 Easton Road
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Rt-276(PA Trnpk)& Rt-611N
 
Rt-276(PA Trnpk)& Rt-611N
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Horsham, PA 19044 US
 
Horsham, PA 19044 US
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Phone: 215-674-2500  
 
Phone: 215-674-2500  
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Distance from city center 2.0 miles
 
Distance from city center 2.0 miles
Courtyard Marriot
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'''Courtyard Marriot'''
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2350 Easton Road Route 611
 
2350 Easton Road Route 611
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Willow Grove, PA 19090
 
Willow Grove, PA 19090
1 215-830-0550
 
Distance from city center 2.8 miles
 
  
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1 215-830-0550
  
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Distance from city center 2.8 miles
Learn ==
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Abington is home to many four year institutions such as:
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• Penn State( Abington Campus)
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• Arcadia University
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• Manor College
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• Brynn Athen College
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Revision as of 23:56, 19 October 2008

Contents

Abington

Abington Township name one the 100 best communities to live in according to money magazine is a township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. Just outside Philadelphia Abington Township is one of Montgomery County’s oldest communities dating back to before 1700 and being incorporated in 1704. It is home to some of the county’s oldest transportation routes, industries and churches. Many of these older business and transportation centers were the forerunners of modern Abington. Today, Abington Township is a highly desirable residential area that contains a major shopping center, several small businesses, and a few of Montgomery County's largest employers.



Communitities

• Abington

• Ardsley

• Crestmont

• Elkins Park

• Glenside

• Hollywood

• Huntingdon Valley

• Meadowbrook

• Noble

• North Hills

• Roslyn

• Roychester

• Rydal

• Willow Grove

Get in

Septa

Northeast regional rail is an easy way to access abington with many train stations through out the town.

SEPTA


Bus transportation from the city of Philadelphia travel in and around Abington as well

By Car

You can reach Abington by car by route 611 or the Pennsylvania turnpike exiting at Willow Grove/Abington

Philadelphia International Airport

Just a thirty minute drive with trains to and from the airport to Abington.


See

Alverthorpe Manor Art Museum'

This small non profit community art center is a contempory art musuem located in the heart of Abington


Bryn Athen Cathedral

The episcopal seat of the General Church of the New Jerusalem, an international Swedenborgian church. The cathedral is renowned for its stained glass collection and for its unusual architecture. It was built in the early 20th century, following the gothic revivilist emergence.

Do

Alverthorpe Park

Equiped with a golf course, mini golf course, childrens pool,playground and fishing lake, outdoor picnic areas and bike trails Alverthorpe is the perfect place to take your family for and outdoor day of fun.

Buy

Willow Grove Park Mall

The former location the the historic Willow Grove Park is the Willow Grove Park Mall. Located just 12 miles from Philadelphia in an established suburban setting, features over 130 upscale shops such as abercrombie, Ann Taylor, Banana Republic, Coach, Lucky Brand Jeans, Sephora, White House/Black Market along with Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s, Sears and The Cheesecake Factory!

Eat

Budget

The Kitchen Bar

Perfect for breakfast lunch and dinner is the definition of American comfort food. Located on 611

Mid Range

The Cheesecake Factory

Located in the Willow Grove Park Mall has great lunch and dinner specials for the whole family


Splurge

Stefanos

Located on Huntingdon Pike this BYOB has authentic mouth watering Italian food. Worth every penny.


Desert

Sprinkles

Located in Elkins park on Township line right on the edge of Abington. This mom and pop Ice cream parlor serves homemade ice cream to fill everyone's stomach.


Stay

Days Inn

Located in Horsham

245 Easton Road

Rt-276(PA Trnpk)& Rt-611N

Horsham, PA 19044 US

Phone: 215-674-2500

Distance from city center 2.0 miles

Courtyard Marriot

2350 Easton Road Route 611

Willow Grove, PA 19090

1 215-830-0550

Distance from city center 2.8 miles

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