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Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
History & Genealogy



 

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County Seat:
Year Organized: 
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Localities within Beaver Co., PaNewspaper Excerpts related to Beaver Co., Pa

Added Biographical Index for:
Biographical Annals of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Vol. II
Publ. 1904

6/24/2024

Added Table of Contents for:
History of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Publ. 1884

6/24/2024

MONTGOMERY COUNTY, originally a part of PHILADELPHIA COUNTY, was created by act of General Assembly approved the 10th day of September, 1784.1
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An Act for erecting part of the County of Philadelphia into a separate county.

LOCALITIES:

HOME RULE MUNICIPALITIES:

* Bryn Athyn
* Cheltenham Township
* Horsham Township
 

* Norristown (county seat)
* Plymouth Township
* Whitemarsh Township


BOROUGHS:

* Ambler
* Bridgeport
* Bryn Althyn
* Collegeville
* Conshohocken
* East Greenville
* Green Lane
* Hatboro
* Hatfield
* Jenkintown
* Lansdale
* Narberth
* Norristown
* North Wales
* Pennsburg
* Pottstown
* Red Hill
* Rockledge
* Schwenksville
* Souderton
* Tellford (lies partly in Bucks County)
* Trappe
* West Conshohocken


TOWNSHIPS:

* Abington
* Cheltenham
* Douglass
* East Norriton
* Franconia
* Hatfield
* Horsham
* Limrick
* Lower Frederick
* Lower Gwynedd
* Lower Merion
* Lower Moreland
* Lower Pottsgrove
* Lower Providence
* Lower Salford
* Marlborough
* Montgomery
* New Hanover
* Perkiomen
* Plymouth
* Salford
* Skippack
* Springfield
* Towamencin
* Upper Dublin
* Upper Frederick
* Upper Gwynedd
* Upper Hanover
* Upper Merion
* Upper Moreland
* Upper Pottsgrove
* Upper Providence
* Upper Salford
* West Norriton
* West Pottsgrove
* Whitemarsh
* Whitpain
* Worcester
CENSUS DESIGNATED PLACES:
* Arcadia University
* Ardmore
* Audubon
* Bala Cynwyd
* Blue Bell
* Bryn Mawr
* Cheltenham (Sheltenham Village)
* Eagleville
* Elkins Park
* Evansburg
* Flourtown
* Fort Washington
* Gilbertsville
* Glenside
* Halfway House
* Harleysville
* Haverford College
* Horsham
* King of Prussia
* Kulpsville
* McKinley
* Maple Glen
* Merion Station
* Mont Clare
* Oreland
* Penn Wynne
* Plymouth Meeting
* Pottsgrove
* Rosemont
* Roslyn
* Sanatoga
* Shippack
* Spring House
* Spring Mount
* Stowe
* Swedeland
* Trooper
* Villanova (pt in Delaware Co)
* Willow Grove
* Woxall
* Wyncote
* Wyndmoor
   

 

ADJACENT COUNTIES:
1. Lehigh County (north)
2. Bucks County (northeast)
3. Philadelphia County (southeast)
4. Delaware County (southwest)
5. Chester County (west)
6. Berks County (northwest)

FOUNDED:  Sept. 10, 1784
Named for:  Richard Montgomery
or Montgomeryshire
Seat:  Norristown
Largest Municipality:  Lower Merion Township
Area: Total - 487 sq. mi.
Time Zone:  Eastern Time.
Website:  www.montcopa.org

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