Bryn Athyn, Pennsylvania

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Bryn Athyn is a home rule municipality, in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. It was formerly a borough, and its official name remains "Borough of Bryn Athyn". The population was 1,351 at the 2000 census. It was formed for religious reasons from Moreland Township on February 8, 1916.[1]

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Geography

Bryn Athyn (Welsh for "very tenacious hill") is located at 40°8′22″N 75°4′2″W / 40.13944°N 75.06722°W / 40.13944; -75.06722 (40.139539, -75.067169)[2].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km²), none of which is covered with water.

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 1,351 individuals, 377 households, and 292 families residing in the borough. The population density was 706.5 people per square mile (273.1/km²). There were 381 housing units at an average density of 199.3/sq mi (77.0/km²). The racial makeup of the borough was 96.82% White, 1.04% African American, 0.07% Native American, 1.26% Asian, 0.22% from other races, and 0.59% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.67% of the population. 17.9% were of German, 15.5% English, 11.8% American, 6.7% Scottish and 6.6% Swedish ancestry according to Census 2000.

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