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.
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.
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.
Abington Township strives to provide high quality services to all residents. The Township is served by a large nationally recognized full-time Police force and an internationally recognized all-volunteer Fire Department comprised of five fire stations.
The Township's Public Works Department provides trash and recyclable disposal; collects yard waste; maintains Township roads including snow removal and paving, and hosts recycling and collection events year-round. The Parks and Recreation Department maintains over 25 parks comprising over 375 acres of open space, including two pools, a skate-park, wildlife sanctuary and Nature Center. They also host various events and programming throughout the year for youth and young adults. The Township is served by two libraries that are free to residents and offer thousands of books, audios, and engaging programming. Residents are encouraged to visit our Department pages to learn more about all our Departments do and have to offer!
Majority of the Township is serviced by public water through Aqua, Pennsylvania and public sewer systems maintained by the Township's Wastewater Department.
The Township benefits from a plethora of transportation options with Easton Road, Huntington Pike (PA 232) and Old York Road (PA 611) running through the Township, PA I-276 and PA 309 within minutes and multiple SEPTA Regional Rail and Bus services. Its location allows for convenient travel options, taking less than a half-hour by train to get to Center City, Philadelphia.
Click here to view a SEPTA regional rail map. Septa Regional Rail Lines that service the Township include:
- Doylestown Regional Rail Line
- Ardsley Station
- Crestmont Station
- Warminster Regional Rail Line
- Meadowbrook Station
- Noble Station
- North Hill Station
- Roslyn Station
- West Trenton Regional Rail Line
- Rydal Station
Abington Township is serviced by SETPA bus routes 22, 24, 28, 55, 77, 80, 88, 310 and 311. To view bus schedules, please visit SEPTA's website by clicking here.
Customized Community Transportation (CCT)
CCT is a SEPTA program that provides para-transit service to those with disabilities. For information please call 215-580-7145 or visit SEPTA's website by clicking here.
Bux-Mont Transportation is a member of TransNet. Senior trip reservations can be made by calling 215-657-1212.
Shared Ride Program
Montgomery County residents ages 60 and over are also eligible for the Shared Ride Program, which offers point-to-point transportation by appointment at discounted fares. For more information on Montgomery County's Shared Ride Program, call 215-542-743 or click here to visit their website.
The mission of the Abington School District is to educate and to guide all students, regardless of cultural or ethnic differences, toward achieving individual excellence, appreciating human value, contributing positively to a changing world, and becoming life-long learners by providing equal opportunities to engage in the best instructional practices that respond to the needs of the citizenry in the 21st century, while building upon the historical and culturally diverse roots of our community and its proud tradition of educational excellence. Please visit the Abington School District Website.
Abington Senior High School
900 Highland Avenue
Abington, PA 19001
Abington Junior High School
2056 Susquehanna Road
Abington, PA 19001
370 Cedar Road
Elkins Park, PA 19027
1750 Edge Hill Road
Abington, PA 19001
2565 Susquehanna Road
Roslyn, PA 19001
Rydal East Elementary
1160 Huntingdon Pike
Huntingdon Valley, PA 19006
Rydal West Elementary
1231 Meetinghouse Road
Rydal, PA 19046
Willow Hill Elementary
1700 Coolidge Avenue
Willow Grove, PA 19090
Abington Friends School
575 Washington Lane, Jenkintown PA 19046
2450 Hamilton Avenue, Roslyn PA 19001
Good Shepherd Catholic School
835 North Hills Avenue, Ardsley, PA 19038
700 Fox Chase Road, Jenkintown PA 19046
1641 Hampton Road, Meadowbrook PA 19046
Penn State University, Ogontz Campus
1600 Woodland Road, Abington PA 19001
St. Basil's Academy
711 Fox Chase Road, Jenkintown PA 19046
215-885-3771, ext. 11
St. Hilary of Poitiers School
920 Susquehanna Road, Rydal PA 19046
St. Luke's School
2336 Fairhill Avenue, Glenside PA 19038
Ukrainian Educational & Cultural Center
700 Cedar Road, Rockledge PA 19046