Roxborough-Manayunk – One of the sections in Philadelphia
The total population of this section in Philadelphia is close to 107,000. If you are wondering, why Roxborough-Manayunk is not a neighborhood, we can tell you, that officiall it is rather a section. It consists of 5 smaller neighborhoods and here we will share some useful facts about all of them so you can plan your trip accordingly.
Geographically Roxborough-Manayunk is located north of West Laurel Hill, south of Lafayette Hill, east of Gladwyne and west of Germantown. It is just next to the Wissahickon Valley Park and the Schuylkill River.
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Here you will find some additional information about the 5 neighborhoods which are in Roxborough-Manayunk:
This neighborhood is part of Roxborough and was initially part of the Roxborough Township, being just next to Montgomery County. The Wissahickon Creek is very close in case you are planning a hiking trip in the nature, it is worth a visit.
This neighborhood is northwest of Allegheny West, southwest of Germantown and east of Wissahickon. Lincoln Drive and Rossevelt Expressway are two of the borders of this area. This neighborhood has two train stations.
This is one of the smaller neighborhoods of Roxborough-Manayunk, just west of the Wissahickon Creek and north of the Schuylkill River. There are many important landmarks which are worth to visit here, like the 100 steps, the Holt House or the Merrick Hall. The ZIP code of this neighborhood is 19128.
Roxborough is one of the larger neighborhoods of Philadelphia from a geographical perspective, but the population is only around 30,000. Formerly it was part of Foxborough township, but then it has merged with Philadelphia in 1854. Valley Green Inn is also located here, which is one of the last roadhouses in the state.
The local ZIP code of Manayunk is 19127 if you want to send a postcard to a relative of your who is living here. The estimated population of this area is around 10,000. Green Lane and Manayunk Avenue are the borders separating it from Roxborough.
WNow that you are familiar with the five neighborhoods of Roxborough-Manayunk, it is now time to go on a small trip to explore this area. We have collected the most interesting spots for you, so you just have to follow our guide to have a great day in this area.
To start off, first you should visit the Cathedral Village at 600 East Cathedral Road, and then drive southeast to get to Meineke Car Care Center at 7600 Ridge Avenue.
If you want to do some shopping, the perfect place for it is ShopRite of Roxborough at 6901 Ridge Avenue.
If you want to relax in a very nice environment, nothing beats Gorgas Park at 6300 Ridge Avenue in this neighborhood. Just drive southeast on Ridge Avenue.
But you also have to try probably the best ice cream of this section! You can find it at C & C CREAMERY at 5461 Ridge Avenue.
The last stop in this neighborhood will be Lucky’s Last Chance- Manayunk at 4421 Main Street in case you want to enjoy a non-alcoholic beverage.
To finish this trip, now it is time to head back west to Olney-Oak Lane.
We hope you had a good time in Roxborough-Manayunk, if you still have energy for another tour, you can also visit West Philadelphia.