Langhorne, located in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, is a historic borough about 26 miles north of Philadelphia. It's a quaint neighborhood that was incorporated in the late 1800s and named after Jeremiah Langhorne, a former chief justice of the Pennsylvania Supreme Court as well as an early resident of this town. Because of its rich history, the Historic District, also known as "Attleborough," was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1986. This small Pennsylvania town is centrally located and offers an easy commute to either Philadelphia or Trenton for work.
In the 1900s, Lanhghorne, known as a center of stagecoach transportation, was a place where wealthy socialites constructed large homes and businesses along the main streets of town. Today, the neighborhood boasts close to 2,000 residents and prides itself on its unique history and identity as a community filled with pride and vision.
Moving here not only provides a nice place to raise your family, but it is also home to a spectacular family-themed amusement park. Sesame Place is a unique family destination that calls Langhorne its home. Living in this area with your family will offer endless hours of entertainment. Also close by is Oxford Valley Mall, which offers a wealth of shopping options.
A young, single professional looking to move here will also find numerous activities that are interesting and unique to the Bucks County area. Take a short drive north to visit one of the many wineries in the area. Also, you are centrally located to venture to Philadelphia, which has an eclectic mix of cultures and music styles that are unlike other major cities.
Although the majority of people who rent an apartment here primarily use cars as their mode of transportation, the town also offers a few public transportation options. SEPTA has a station in town where you can connect to buses, trolleys, and trains to get to your destination, whether in Philadelphia or New Jersey.
College students renting an apartment will find plenty of education opportunities available either in town or within a 30-minute commute. Colleges in this area include Cairn University, Princeton University, Temple University and Pennsylvania State University.
If you are renting in town and looking for a job, you will be surprised by the vast amount of opportunities available due to the town's central location. If you are willing to commute, you can find many jobs in the Philadelphia area as well as the Trenton, New Jersey, area. If you are looking to work close to home, St. Mary Medical Center offers plenty of jobs in both the administrative and healthcare fields. Other top employers in town include Sesame Place and Marriott.