Upper Merion Township is a marvelous community located in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. Home to over 28,000 residents, Upper Merion Township has a total area of 17.2 square miles and encompases King of Prussia, Swedeland, Swedesburg, Gulph Mills and part of Wayne. Situated approximately 16 miles from Philadelphia, Valley Forge National Historic Park is in the westernmost part of the township, and is a historical site comprised of approximately 1,300 acres.
Incorporated in 1713, the township has a long rich history. During the American Revolutionary War troops often passed through the area or encamped nearby seeking food, drink and shelter in local inns and taverns. Due to this history, the community is home to multiple sites listed on the National Register of Historic Places, including Poplar Lane, a two-story stucco over stone house built in 1758, and Hanging Rock, a natural overhanging rock formation on the road General Washington traveled with his Continental Army on the way to Valley Forge in 1777. In addition to this rich history and these historical points of interest, the community is also home to the largest mall in the United States, King Prussia Mall. The mall, and other commercial developments in the township, afford residents wonderful opportunities for shopping, dining and entertainment. The community also has excellent schools which are overseen by the Upper Merion Area School District.
With these remarkable features and amenities, Upper Merion Township is a splendid place to buy a home and has something to offer every prospective homebuyer. First time buyers will delight in the modestly priced condominiums and townhomes in Upper Merion, and for those seeking the finest amenities, there are sleek, high-rise condos as well. Upper Merion single-family homes come in a wide range of sizes, from modest starter homes to gorgous 10,000 square foot executive mansions with spaces suitable for large gatherings. Upper Merion homes also come a wide variety of architectural styles, including traditional, colonial, craftsman, cottage, tudor, cape and split-entry, just to name a few.
Please contact us today with any questions you may have or to schedule an appointment to see one of our beautiful properties in historic Upper Merion Township, Pennsylvania.