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Fort Washington

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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 Regional Rail (R5), 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 Regional Rail (R5) 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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