About Montgomery County, Pennsylvania


montco Welcome to Montgomery County ("Montco"), Pennsylvania, located northwest of Philadelphia. The third-largest county in the commonwealth, it's also the second wealthiest. Just under 800,000 people live among its 62 township and boroughs.

Formed in 1784 out of land originally part of Philadelphia county, Montgomery County has a rich history as well as a thriving economy, with major employers including drug companies, education institutions, healthcare organizations, and more.

To learn more, view the video The Montco Experience and access maps and aerial photos.

County services

County website

Notify me (sign up for local notifications on numerous activities)
Extreme Weather/Cold
Code Blue Information
Coordinated Homeless Outreach Center (CHOC)
Montgomery County Association for the Blind
Veterans Affairs

County resources

Recreation Transportation
Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation System (SEPTA) - trains, buses, trolleys, high-speed rail lines

Interests and activities

Montgomery County Alive
Montco Happenings
Historical Society of Montgomery County
Valley Forge Convention and Visitors Bureau
Habitat for Humanity

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