Welcome to Plymouth Meeting
A friendly community nestled in a central location only 20 minutes outside of Downtown Philadelphia.
Characterized by its inviting atmosphere and proximity to shops, restaurants, and many main roads, Plymouth Meeting is intersected by Interstates 276 and 476, with the Pennsylvania Turnpike nearby. Only twenty miles from Downtown Philadelphia, Plymouth Meeting is ideal for those seeking a family-friendly locale complete with excellent schools, great location, and eclectic architecture.
First settled by members of the Religious Society of Friends — otherwise known as Quakers — Plymouth Meeting derives its name from the Plymouth Friends Meetinghouse, built-in 1708. Rich with history dating back to the late 1600s, the area has served as a military hospital during the Revolutionary War, early abolitionist hotspot, and more.
Today, Plymouth Meeting is known for its varied architecture, invoking an atmosphere of contemporary living mixed with the historical setting that the Philadelphia area is so well-known for. Replete with properties from the early 1800s, mid-century colonials, contemporary single-family homes, and condominiums, Plymouth Meeting offers a wide selection sure to meet any tastes.
Things to Love
- Location surrounded by retail and restaurant options
- Connection to Philadelphia via major roads and SEPTA line
- Award-winning schools that attract many young families
People and Lifestyle
Plymouth Meeting hums with a warm, inviting atmosphere that especially speaks to young professionals and families. Home to excellent schools, varied architecture, and charming neighbors, Plymouth Meeting attracts many seeking a more casual atmosphere than the bustling hub of Downtown Philadelphia.
Dining, Shopping, and Entertainment
Swimming in opportunity, Plymouth Meeting offers a whole host of options when it comes to retail or restaurants. Stylish boutiques, delightful eateries, and more await both locals and tourists on the amicable streets of Plymouth Meeting.
Things to Do
Between location and local options, living in Plymouth Meeting flawlessly sets you up for a myriad of opportunities when it comes to activities. From festivals to restaurants to green spaces, Plymouth Meeting has it all.
The Maple Acres Farmers Market
allows you to get involved with the community through the flavorful, fresh produce, baked goods, and more from first-rate local vendors. Nature is well-appreciated in Plymouth Meeting as well, considering the numerous top parks
throughout the area, offering such amenities as ball courts, picnic areas, trails, and more.
Plymouth Meeting is home to several excellent schools. Top educational opportunities include:
- Top-rated Colonial School District
- Plymouth Meeting Friends School
- Plymouth Whitemarsh High School