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 Century.
Lower 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.
Within 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.
The award winning Methacton School District provides extraordinary educational opportunities for Township residents. The Woodland Elementary, Eagleville Elementary, Arrowhead Elementary and Arcola Middle School, a Nationally Recognized School of Excellence, are all located within the Township.