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Bala Cynwyd

A Historic Area in a Convenient Location

Nestled within the Lower Merion Township in Southwestern Pennsylvania lies the magnificent community of Bala Cynwyd. Founded in the 1680s, this historic area features a tranquil, laid-back atmosphere in a location only 30 minutes away from the hustle and bustle of Philadelphia. Bala Cynwyd has all the feel of a rustic small town with easy access to premier shopping centers, restaurants, and attractions like the Philadelphia Zoo. This wonderful community features beautiful twentieth century style homes overlooking lush green lawns and flowery gardens. Enjoy a pleasant stroll through your neighborhood, take in the gorgeous flowers, and wave hello to your neighbors in this quaint, close-knit community.

quick facts

Quick Facts

Population: 9,550
Size: 2.76 sq mi
Zip Code: 19004

travel and commute

Travel & Commute

Philadelphia: 8.5 miles
Philadelphia Zoo: 5.5 miles
International Airport: 15 miles
Liberty Bell: 9.5 miles

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Why Do Residents Choose Bala Cynwyd?

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Local Favorites

Bala Cynwyd is nestled just west of Philadelphia, making it an optimal location that allows residents to take advantage of big-city amenities while living a tranquil small-town life. Take a relaxing stroll through one of the beautiful nearby parks full of lush gardens, enjoy a delicious meal at a locally owned restaurant, or take a quick drive to the exciting city of Philadelphia to see everything Southwest Pennsylvania has to offer.

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Outdoor Recreation

Lush lawns and gorgeous flower beds line each street of Bala Cynwyd. Enjoy a historic stroll through McMoran Park or Bala Avenue Park, take a dip in the local Belmont Hills Pool, or simply stroll through the beautiful tree-lined streets of your very own neighborhood. Originally founded in the 1680s, Bala Cynwyd is filled to the brim with history, so take a walk through yesteryear by immersing yourself in the many quaint features of the community.


Shopping & Dining

Bala Cynwyd is just a quick 30-minute drive from Philadelphia, with its premier first-class shopping centers and unique stores. Within this quaint community lies a host of locally owned eateries, the beautiful Bala Cynwyd Shopping Center, and many different stores and businesses.

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Local Education

Southwestern Pennsylvania is home to many renowned universities, giving this part of the state a collegiate environment that is sure to inspire any student. There are a number of public and private schools options within Bala Cynwyd; within the Lower Merion School District are top-rated schools including Bala Cynwyd Elementary and Middle School, Belmont Hills Elementary, and Harriton Senior High School. 

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Bala Cynwyd at a Glance

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