It is home to 3,680 inhabitants (2000 census).
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.
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
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.
- Chestnut Hill — Appeals to the artistic
- 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.
- Manayunk — a "bar-town"
|Routes through Fort Washington|
|Harrisburg via ← King of Prussia ←||W E||→ Willow Grove → Bristol|
|Doylestown ← Lower Gwynedd Township ←||N S||→ Jenkintown → Philadelphia|