Abington Township’s 55,000 residents are the foundation of the Township. Many families have been in the Township for generations and continue to grow here, while new families enter the Township each day. The Township’s diverse housing stock, affordability, award –winning educational and health care systems, recreational opportunities, and sense of community make living in Abington Township an easy choice. In 2019, Money Magazine selected the Township for inclusion on it "Best Places to Live in America" list.
Residents enjoy a housing stock that has something for everyone, from apartments and luxury townhouses to beautiful single-family homes and historic farmhouses. Abington Township has remained affordable with increasing housing values. The Township has kept taxes the lowest in the area, without comprising Township services. Citizens safety is a priority and the Township’s nationally recognized and accredited Police and Fire Departments work around the clock to protect and serve our residents.
The Abington School District is an award winning Blue-Ribbon District receiving numerous accolades for it outstanding programs and high student performance. 95% of students, higher than Pennsylvania and Montgomery County, graduate each year. Students pursuing advanced degrees do not need to go far with Penn State-Abington and Manor College located within the Township and 58 colleges, universities and professional schools within 30 miles.
Residents can enjoy a number of historic sites, public parks, dining and shopping areas, creative spaces and community events. The Township maintains 27 public parks including three bird and wildlife sanctuaries, a nature center and a skate park. It is home to quaint commercial districts such as Keswick Village, and large destinations such as the Willow Grove Mall Park, a three-story shopping center with over a 100 stores and eateries. No matter what you are looking to do or how old you are, Abington has something for everyone.
Residents can also feel confident knowing they can remain in the Township as they get older. The diverse housing stock enables residents to downsize or live in senior communities with health services nearby. The Township is home to two large award-winning hospitals and employments centers, Abington-Jefferson Health and Holy Redeemer.
The Township’s commitment to services and pride in its community make it easy to be “Proud to serve Abington” and we are committed to working hard to ensure our residents are “Proud to be in Abington.”