West Point

History

West Point is a community located in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania just outside of the City of Philadelphia.  The area is considered to be part of the Welsh Tract, which was an area settled by Quakers from Wales.  Thanks to its fertile land and location along the Schuylkill River, this community became a land of booming industry and manufacturing as well as an area that promoted agricultural development.

The Community Today

West Point is known for being a primarily suburban town with tree-lined streets and bustling town center.  Because it is a part of Montgomery County, West Point and the surrounding areas are known for being the 9th Best Place to Raise a Family according to Forbes Magazine.

While West Point offers plenty of suburban housing developments that are affordable for most family budgets, it is also known for its plentiful nature and picturesque countryside.  Visitors and residents enjoy activities such as hiking, jogging, biking and even horseback riding.  This region is also close to the City of Philadelphia, making it easy for urban excursions to some of the regions best restaurants, shopping and entertainment.

Transportation

West Point, Pennsylvania is serviced by the SEPTA public transportation system.  Passengers wishing to travel to the City of Philadelphia and the surrounding areas can take the Regional Rail Line as well as take one of the bus routes.