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Fort Washington

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For the city in Maryland, see Fort Washington (Maryland).

Fort Washington is a community in Upper Dublin Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, and is considered a suburb of Philadelphia.


It is home to 3,680 inhabitants (2000 census).

Get in[edit]

Fort Washington is conveniently close to the Philadelphia International Airport. There are rental cars, SEPTA, and even the Lansdale/Doylestown Regional Rail line via a connection with the Airport Line that is available to take to from the airport. Fort Washington has an actual Regional Rail and SEPTA stop, which is located no more than a half mile from a Holiday Inn. The Lansdale/Doylestown Regional Rail line also runs through Center City with connecting trains from New York and New Jersey.

Get around[edit]


Close to Fort Washington, is Valley Forge - the historical landmark where the Continental Army stationed themselves for six months under the reign of General George Washington.



The Willow Grove Mall is a very high-end mall that is located near Fort Washington. The SEPTA also makes a stop at this mall.


Some restaurants that are highly regarded in Fort Washington are:

  • Alison II.
  • Zake's Cakes.




Upper Dublin Township 801 Loch Alsh Avenue Fort Washington, PA 19034

Phone: (215) 643-1600 Fax: (215) 542-0797

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Go next[edit]

One of the best things about Fort Washington is that it is in the middle of many places. Although Fort Washington is a very lovely place, it is what surrounds this quaint little town that makes it more enjoyable.

  • Center City A train ride is only 30 minutes, and from here you can see the Liberty Bell, the famous Art Museum, and City Hall.
  • Ambler is a 5 minute drive from Fort Washington. It has many stores and restaurants, but most of all the Ambler Theater which is over a 100 years old. However, Ambler is known for its restaurants, such as Casey's Alley, Bridget's, and Shanachie, an Irish pub.
  • King of Prussia Mall — One of the largest malls in the nation, is an easy thirty-minute drive. The SEPTA also makes a stop there.

Routes through Fort Washington
Harrisburg via I-76.svgPennsylvania Turnpike logo.svgKing of Prussia  W I-276.svgPennsylvania Turnpike logo.svg E  Willow GroveBristol
DoylestownLower Gwynedd Township  N SEPTA Lansdale-Doylestown icon.png S  JenkintownPhiladelphia

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