Montgomery County is the third most populated County in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania...larger in population than five states in the United States...highly urbanized...rich rural farmland.
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, with a government that provides for its citizens with a wide array of programs including: a modernized election process, human service programs, a highly regarded community college, child welfare, an outstanding park and historic system, mental health services, consumer affairs, and a judiciary recognized as one of the Commonwealth's finest.
There is a Historic Site or County Park within minutes of your home, most featuring many of your favorite activities…no matter what the season. We invite you to explore the historic sites to experience the history of Montgomery County. For more information or a free brochure please contact the Montgomery County Department of Parks/History and Cultural Arts at 610-278-3555.
The County park system has extensive facilities for residents throughout the County. First established in 1939, the primary function of the Parks Department is land preservation in its natural setting.
A nine member Park Board comprised of County residents advises the staff and Commissioners on park operations. The Montgomery County park system is recognized as one of the finest in the state with over 6,000 acres of public open space! There are five historic sites, wildlife centers, playgrounds, fish ladders, and over 60 miles of regional trails.
Montgomery County is filled with tons of great shopping! The King of Prussia mall features over 400 diverse stores with all your favorites such as Nordstrom, Macy's, Neiman Marcus, Bloomingdales, Lord & Taylor, and more! On the other side of Montgomery County is the Philadelphia Outlets. The outlets include over 150 outlets stores highlighting legendary brands at great savings. Throughout the county there are an array of your popular big brand stores like Target, Bed Bath & Beyond, and Wegman's, as well as there are also tons of local markets, antique shops, and boutiques in the local communities.
Bryn Mawr, one of the many great towns located in Montgomery County, recently received a great deal of press for being home to Yangming Restaurant, named the best Chinese restaurant in the United States by Chinese Restaurant News.