Located in south central Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, Lower
Providence Township reflects a unique mix of history and progress.
Lower Providence Township encompasses 14.77 square miles, which
includes the geographic areas of Audubon, Collegeville, Trooper,
Eagleville, Yerkes, and Evansburg. From these villages has grown
a community joined in a commitment to provide a safe, productive
and prosperous environment in which to reside, raise a family
and conduct business. With the City of Philadelphia situated
approximately 17 miles to the east and easy access to the Pennsylvania
Turnpike, Schuylkill Expressway, Interstate 476 and the Route
202 and Route 422 corridors, Lower Providence Township is truly
strategically located for the projected growth into the 21st
Providence Township is a municipality that is governed as
a Township of the Second Class with a Board
of Supervisors consisting of five elected residents. The
Board of Supervisors is responsible for the appointment of
the Township Manager, who executes the policies of the Board
of Supervisors. The Board of Supervisors also appoints all
advisory and regulatory boards.
the confines of Lower Providence Township is a portion of
Valley Forge National Historical Park and Evansburg State Park.
Evansburg State Park provides for a multitude of recreational
activities such as horseback riding, hiking, picnicking, biking,
fishing and hunting. Mill Grove, the world-renowned first
home in America of John James Audubon, is maintained as a
museum and wildlife sanctuary by Montgomery County.
award winning Methacton
School District provides extraordinary educational opportunities
for Township residents. The Woodland Elementary, Eagleville
Elementary, Audubon Elementary, Arrowhead Elementary and Arcola
Middle School, a Nationally Recognized School of Excellence,
are all located within the Township.