Lower Merion Township, Pennsylvania

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Lower Merion
Lower Merion Township
Harriton House as it appeared ca. 1919.
Harriton House as it appeared ca. 1919.
Flag of Lower Merion
Official seal of Lower Merion
Motto(s): 
"A First-Class Township"
Location of Lower Merion Township in Montgomery County
Location of Lower Merion Township in Montgomery County
Lower Merion is located in Pennsylvania
Lower Merion
Lower Merion
Location of Lower Merion Township in Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 39°59′00″N 75°15′59″W / 39.98333°N 75.26639°W / 39.98333; -75.26639Coordinates: 39°59′00″N 75°15′59″W / 39.98333°N 75.26639°W / 39.98333; -75.26639
Country United States of America
State Pennsylvania
County Montgomery
Settled1682
Incorporated1713
Government
 • Township ManagerErnie McNeely
 • Board PresidentDaniel Bernheim
Area
 • Total23.83 sq mi (61.73 km2)
 • Land23.61 sq mi (61.16 km2)
 • Water0.22 sq mi (0.57 km2)
Elevation
200 ft (60 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total57,825
 • Estimate 
(2016)
58,288
 • Density2,468.37/sq mi (953.02/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code610 and 484
FIPS code42-091-44976
Websitewww.lowermerion.org

Lower Merion Township is a township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania and part of the Philadelphia Main Line. As of the 2016 U.S. Census, the township had a total population of 58,288. Lower Merion has the 5th highest per-capita income and the 12th highest median household income in the country with a population of 50,000 or more.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "2016 U.S. Gazetteer Files". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved Aug 14, 2017.
  2. https://www.census.gov/quickfacts/table/INC910214/4209144976,00