Melrose Park, Pennsylvania

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Melrose Park
Valley Road in Melrose Park, January 2013
Valley Road in Melrose Park, January 2013
Melrose Park is located in Pennsylvania
Melrose Park
Melrose Park
Location of Melrose Park in Pennsylvania
Melrose Park is located in the United States
Melrose Park
Melrose Park
Melrose Park (the United States)
Coordinates: 40°03′42″N 75°07′55″W / 40.06167°N 75.13194°W / 40.06167; -75.13194Coordinates: 40°03′42″N 75°07′55″W / 40.06167°N 75.13194°W / 40.06167; -75.13194
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
County Montgomery
Township Cheltenham
CommissionerDaniel B. Norris
Area
 • Total.660 sq mi (1.71 km2)
Elevation
203 ft (62 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total3,006
 • Density4,600/sq mi (1,800/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)215

Melrose Park is an unincorporated section of Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania on the Philadelphia city line. It is bordered to the south by Cheltenham Avenue, to the west by Old York Road, to the east by New Second Street and to the north by Ashbourne Road.

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority provides public transportation is to Melrose Park via the Melrose Park railroad station and SEPTA bus routes 28, 55, and 70.

Melrose Park is represented by Brendan Boyle in the 13th Congressional District. It is a close-in suburb of Philadelphia.

Gratz College[edit]

Melrose Park is home to Gratz College, the oldest independent institution of Jewish learning in the United States.

Notable residents[edit]

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