Melrose Park, Pennsylvania

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Melrose Park
Unincorporated community
Neighborhood of Cheltenham Township
Valley Rd, Melrose Park PA.JPG
Valley Road in Melrose Park, January 2013
Country  United States of America
State  Pennsylvania
County Montgomery
Township Cheltenham
Elevation 203 ft (61.9 m)
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
Area .660 sq mi (1.7 km2)
Population 3,006 (2010)
Density 4,554.5 / sq mi (1,758.5 / km2)
Commissioner Daniel B. Norris
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code 215
Location of Melrose Park in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

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 Allyson Schwartz 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]