Abington, Pennsylvania

Abington: Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, USA


Abington is a township located in the county of Montgomery in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 55,310 and a population density of 3,568 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 55,285 inhabitants.

Abington locator map
Location of Abington on Pennsylvania map.

Quick Facts about Abington

Population : 55,285 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Montgomery County
Different from : North Abington Township
Postal code : 19001
Phone Area Codes : 215
Area : 15.5 km2
Official name : Abington
Altitude : 282 feet / 86 meters
Time Zone : UTC−05:00
Local time : 19:37:28 (3rd December 2023)
Density : 3,567 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -0.05% (2010-2020)
Weather : 53℉ Rain 7-days weather
Abington School 1888 Montco PA image
Abington School 1888 Montco PA
Abington School 1888 Montco PA image


Abington is located at 40°7'14"N 75°7'5"W (40.1206700, -75.1179500). It has 2 neighbors: Philadelphia and Jenkintown.

Abington map


Abington forecast: Rain. Cloudy, with a high near 53. East wind 5 to 15 mph. Chance of precipitation is 100%. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible. more

Abington has 2 neighbours.

  • Philadelphia The sixth most populous city in the United States and the center of the Philadelphia metropolitan area. It is located on the Delaware River, in eastern Pennsylvania. Philadelphia is a major center for finance, commerce, and education.
  • Jenkintown borough of Pennsylvania


According to census records, the population of Abington decreased by 0.05% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 55,310 - census
2011 55,528 0.39% estimation process
2012 55,595 0.12% estimation process
2013 55,660 0.12% estimation process
2014 55,711 0.09% estimation process
2015 55,559 -0.27% estimation process
2016 55,539 -0.04% estimation process
2017 55,483 -0.1% estimation process
2018 55,420 -0.11% estimation process
2019 55,319 -0.18% estimation process
2020 55,285 -0.06% estimation process

Abington zip code is 19001. County name: Montgomery, County fips: 42091

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People born in Abington (72)

People born in Abington, including actor Matthew Fox, actor Matthew Lawrence, actor, singer, and director Andrew Lawrence, .


  • Al Holbert (American racecar driver) he was born in 11/11/1946
  • Charles Douglas III (American politician) he was born in 02/12/1942
  • David Wharton (American swimmer) he was born in 19/05/1969
  • Jeff Parke (American soccer player) he was born in 23/03/1982
  • John-David F. Bartoe (American astrophysicist and astronaut) he was born in 17/11/1944
  • Tom Feeney (American politician) he was born in 21/05/1958
  • Mary Ellen Clark (American diver, Olympic bronze medalist) she was born in 25/12/1962
  • Mike Richter (American ice hockey goaltender) he was born in 22/09/1966
  • Stephen Lynch (American actor and musician) he was born in 28/07/1971
  • Krista Errickson (American actress and writer) she was born in 08/05/1964
  • Deborah Kaplan (American film director and screenwriter) she was born in 11/11/1970
  • Steve Waring (French singer) he was born in 01/01/1943
  • Gorham Getchell (Professional basketball and American football player (1920-1980)) he was born in 14/08/1920
  • Alvin F. Waller (Oregon pioneer) he was born in 08/05/1808
  • Brooke Queenan (American basketball player) she was born in 10/04/1984
  • Bruce Castor (American lawyer and politician) he was born in 24/10/1961
  • Chad Kolarik (American ice hockey player) he was born in 26/01/1986
  • Charles Mebus (American politician) he was born in 15/06/1928

Schools in Abington

College & universities near Abington, PA

Code Name City ZIP
214801 Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Abington Abington (PA) 19001-3918
444811 PITC Institute Wyncote (PA) 19095
213774 Manor College Jenkintown (PA) 19046-3399
214564 Salus University Elkins Park (PA) 19027-6262
375966 Eastern Center for Arts and Technology Willow Grove (PA) 19090

Stations (31)

Amtrak & bus stations near Abington, PA

Code Name Address Type
PHN North Philadelphia station 2900 North Broad St. RAIL
CWH Cornwells Heights 700 Station Ave. RAIL
PNK Pennsauken, NJ 215 Derousse Avenue BUS
ARD Ardmore Station Road and Lancaster Ave. RAIL
PHL 30th Street Station 2955 Market St. RAIL

Post offices near Abington

Post Office Name City ZIP
Abington Post Office Abington (PA) 19001
Roslyn Post Office Abington (PA) 19001
Rydal Post Office Jenkintown (PA) 19046
Foxcroft Squar Post Office Jenkintown (PA) 19046
Jenkintown Post Office Jenkintown (PA) 19046

Other places with the same name (3)

Other cities in Montgomery County

Cities, towns, neighborhoods & other populated places in Montgomery County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Haverford 49,547 A borough in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.
Cheltenham 37,080 Unincorporated community in Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania
Norristown 34,323 County seat of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States
Horsham 26,524 Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Pottstown 22,580 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States
King of Prussia 19,936 Census-designated place in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States
Limerick 19,500 Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Whitemarsh 18,584 Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Lansdale 17,335 Borough in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Willow Grove 15,726 Census-designated place in Pennsylvania, USA
West Norriton 15,668 Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Skippack 14,554 Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Franconia 13,500 Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
New Hanover 13,464 Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania
Montgomeryville 12,624 Census designated place
Lower Gwynedd 11,531 Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Abington distances to largest Pennsylvania cities