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Merion Station, PA Community Guide for Buyers and Sellers

Located in Montgomery County, Merion is an unincorporated community in Lower Merion Township.

This community is located contiguous to Philadelphia and is also bordered by Wynnewood,Narberth, and Bala Cynwyd.

This community has a history dating all the way back to 1695 , which is when the Merion Meeting House was built at the present intersection of Montgomery Avenue and Meetinghouse Lane by Welsh settlers.

Today, this community is a desirable place to live because it’s easy to live, work and play here.
Continue reading to learn more.

Living in Merion Station

There are plenty of reasons why people love living in Merion Station, which is sometimes referred to as Merion for short.

For one, the community is renowned for being the home of the world-renowned Barnes Foundation, an important art collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist paintings that were amassed by drug entrepreneur Albert C. Barnes.

Meanwhile, the history buffs in the family will appreciate that there are a number of local attractions listed on the National Register of Historic Places, including the General Wayne Inn and Merion Friends Meeting House.

The community is also home to the Merion Civic Organization, which was organized in 1913. This association has led many important movements in the community, including advocating for paving, better lighting, cast-iron street signs, better fire and police protection, and planned tree-planting.

Have a shopping acionado in the family? This community’s main commercial areas include Montgomery Avenue as well as the Merion-Cynwyd Commercial district.

Here, residents will find everything from restaurants to gift shops, clothing stores to local landmarks.

Other local attractions in Merion Station include:

  • The Arboretum of the Barnes Foundation
  • Barnes Foundation
  • Merion Golf Club

Education in Merion Station

There are a number of private and public schools that serve school-age children living in this community.

On the public side, students living here will attend such high-achieving schools as Merion Elementary.

Private schools in the area include Merion Mercy Academy, Waldron Mercy Academy and others.

Meanwhile, Saint Joseph's University is located right on the community’s border.

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