Upper Moreland Township

Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

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Upper Moreland Township municipal offices are located at 117 Park Avenue, Willow Grove PA 19090.
Phone: 215‑659‑3100.

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The township was established in 1917 when Moreland was divided into Upper and Lower. William Penn presented the tract of land including present day Upper Moreland to Nicholas More in 1682. At the time, the area was referred to as the "Manor of Mooreland." Moreland Township was first used to describe the tract in the 18th century but the present day boundaries were not fixed until 1916.

Upper Moreland Township [†] is a community in the eastern corner of Montgomery County, covering an area of 7‑1/2 square miles. The Township is part of the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area, and is located approximately 15 miles north of downtown Philadelphia. Upper Moreland is bounded on the northwest by Horsham Township, on the west by Upper Dublin Township, on the south by Abington Township, on the east by Lower Moreland Township and Bryn Athyn Borough, and on the north by Bucks County (Warminster and Upper Southampton Townships).

The Township is principally a middle‑income residential suburb of Philadelphia, although several commercial districts, shopping centers, and industrial parks are located within its boundaries. In the past decades, the area has attracted numerous national retail and hotel chains.

† Upper Moreland Township, 2012 Revitalization Plan, accessed August, 2019.

Nearby Towns: Abington Twp • Bryn Athyn Boro • Cheltenham Twp • Hatboro Boro • Horsham Twp • Ivyland Boro • Jenkintown Boro • Lower Moreland Twp • Rockledge Boro • Springfield Twp • Upper Dublin Twp • Upper Southampton Twp • Warminster Twp • Warrington Twp • Warwick Twp • Wrightstown Twp •


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