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Picture of field during Abington Arts Center Summer Concerts
2016 Parade antique fire truck
Environemtal Advisory Council volunteer picture at Keswick Avenue Underpass

About Abington

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Established in 1704, Abington Township is a Township of the first class located in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. We are  a first- ring suburb of Philadelphia with over 55,000 residents. Known for accessibility, affordability and diverse neighborhoods, the Township has thriving residential and business communities that made the Township a desirable location to live, work and play. 

Illustration of Abington Township location in Pennsylvania.

The Township is easily accessible by Interstate 276, PA 611, PA 309, PA 232 and SEPTA service. With six train stations, three regional rail lines and several bus routes, residents and employees can quickly travel to and from the City of Philadelphia and surrounding municipalities. Our immense accessibility has made the Township and ideal location for educational institutions, health-care systems, and employers, with over 5,300 businesses choosing to locate here. 

Our nationally recognized School District, Police Department, Fire Department, health care facilities, and over 25 public parks have enabled the Township to be recognized by Money Magazine as a "Best Place to Live" in the United States. Our historic, art, recreational and business communities such as Keswick Village, Willow Grove Mall, Briar Bush Nature Center, and Abington Arts Center have made Abington a popular destination for people of all ages. While our community neighborhoods, such as Willow Grove, Roslyn, Crestmont, Glenside, Rydal, North Hills, and Meadowbrook, make Abington a small-knit community, we are proud to call home. 

 

Mission Statement 

To serve the property owners, taxpayers. ratepayers and all who visit Abington Township in a professional and respectful manner while delivering cost effective and efficient services.

We recognize the dignity and worth of public service and are dedicated to the highest standards of integrity. We pledge to be a self-motivated, responsive municipality that continually strives to provide the most efficient, effective and fiscally responsible service for Abington residents.

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