Montgomery County, locally also referred to as Montco, is a county located in Eastern Pennsylvania. As of the 2010 census, the population was 799,874, making it the third-most populous county in Pennsylvania, after Philadelphia and Allegheny Counties. The county seat is Norristown. Montgomery County is very diverse, ranging from farms and open land in Upper Hanover to densely populated rowhouse streets in Cheltenham.
It is a suburban county northwest of Philadelphia, and marks the region’s northern border, with the Lehigh Valley region of the state to the north. In 2010, it was the 51st wealthiest county in the country (measured by median household income). In 2008, it was named the 9th Best Place to Raise a Family by Forbes.
Montgomery County is home to many great horseback riding trail systems, including the Green Lane Park trails which offer scenic views of the Green Lake Reservoir and the Perkiomen Trail.
Buying a Farm in PA
Farms for Sale in Eastern PA So you are looking for a farm to buy in eastern PA – whether it’s an organic vegetable farm, a farm for grass-fed beef, a vineyard, an alpaca farm, a crop farm or a gentleman’s farm, this can be a daunting task. Purchasing a PA farm can be time-consuming […]
Financing Rural Properties and Farmettes
You’ve fallen in love with the PERFECT farmette: 25 acres with a wonderful farm house, a five-stall horse barn and a well maintained pole barn for additional storage. There is a fenced-in riding area for the horses, too! You’ve negotiated back and forth with the sellers and finally come to an agreement. You’ve been “preapproved” […]
Landowner rights and helpful hints on how to get permission to use their property. Be respectful of the landowner and their rights. Doing this will set up a fantastic relationship for those seeking permission to use their land. You see a trail as you are riding and want to ride on it. There is a […]