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Elkins Park
Ogontz, Shoemakertown[1]
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Montgomery
Townships Abington, Cheltenham
Elevation 157 ft (47.9 m)
Coordinates 40°04′37″N 75°07′37″W / 40.07694°N 75.12694°W / 40.07694; -75.12694
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code 215
Location of Elkins Park in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Elkins Park is an unincorporated community, portions of which are located in both Cheltenham Township and Abington Township in the suburbs of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania (roughly 6 miles or a 20 minute drive from Center City, Philadelphia).

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Transportation

Public Transportation

Elkins Park is served by SEPTA Regional Rail trains on the R1 Airport, R2 Warminster, R3 West Trenton and R5 Lansdale at the Elkins Park station. The Jenkintown, Melrose Park, and Ryers stations are also located close to the neighborhood of Elkins Park, and are served by the same regional rail lines (with the exception of Ryers, which is served by the R8 Fox Chase).

SEPTA bus routes 28, 55, 70 and 77 also provide service to Elkins Park.

Road

Toward the western end of Elkins Park is Pennsylvania Route 611 (Old York Road). In Elkins Park, Pennsylvania Route 73 runs along Township Line Road, mostly marking the border between Cheltenham and Abington townships.

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