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== 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 arts and crafts tradition.


== 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

== Learn ==

Abington is home to many four year institutions such as:

Penn State ( Abington Campus) Arcadia University Manor College Brynn Athen College

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