The car accident attorneys in West Conshohocken, PA, at Justice Guardians invite you to get to know the history of the borough.
The borough is situated in the southern region of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. The Schuylkill River flows along the western edge of the community. The Schuylkill Expressway and Veterans Memorial Highway are the main roadways traveling through the community. Nearby neighborhoods include Gulph Mills, Conshohocken Station, and Waverly Heights.
The community was incorporated on October 6, 1874, as a borough. It took land almost equally from the Lower and Upper Merion Townships. As a riverfront town, many mills and other industries were established on the waterfront, utilizing its water power. The Dougherty Quarry was one of the many successful businesses that produced superior quality stone known as Conshohocken or Merion Blue. This stone was heavily sought after for the construction of buildings and was often shipped by rail throughout the East. Unfortunately, resources were exhausted by the mid-twentieth century.
Development has allowed the borough to be identified by the numerous mid and high-rise commercial growth along its waterfront. Additionally, along Ford Street are many highly rated restaurants and dining options, such as:
In a short drive, residents can visit many different museums and attractions. Some of these include:
Children in the community are zoned to public schools within the Upper Merion Area School District. Additionally, the residents have access to the Conshohocken Free Library, located on Fayette Street. Some of the schools the children attend include the following:
The borough was home to 1,320 residents in 2010, down from 1,446 residents in 2000. The racial composition of the community included the following:
The household income average was $56,111, and for a family, the average income was $62,708. The borough's per capita was $30,627. Men had a median income of $40,833 versus $31,696 for women.
The experienced West Conshohocken, PA car accident attorneys at Justice Guardians, will fight to recover the maximum compensation you deserve. Call our legal team today for a free consultation.
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