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Early records indicate that one person was elected as "road supervisor" and tax collector. The roads were mostly dirt, and repair and maintenance was often auctioned off to the lowest bidder, usually a farmer who had large properties and kept many men and horses, and the smaller farmers worked on the roads for them. Tax records show that many taxpayers worked out their taxes on the roads.
From to the road supervisor was paid one dollar per day for his work as supervisor and collector of taxes. The name Plymouth Furnace appears in the records about and was engaged in the manufacture of nails.
The company purchased the property of Colwell Furnace, which is located just west of the present Colwell Lane adjoining the development known as Farmview Village. The Plymouth Railroad was built in to serve some 20 lime kilns operating along the route between Conshohocken and Cold Point. In , the line was acquired by the Philadelphia and Reading Railroad and was rebuilt and extended to Oreland at a junction with the North Penn Railroad.
The line was abandoned by the s. Prior to the building of the Plymouth Railroad, the Philadelphia, Germantown, and Norristown Railroad was built along the Schuylkill River through Plymouth Township and commenced operation in For most of its history, this railroad was part of the Reading Railroad system. Rail service ended in the s and the track-bed is now occupied by the multi-use pedestrian and bicycle Schuylkill River Trail. The Trenton Cutoff branch of the Pennsylvania Railroad was built in Later in the s electric trolley lines were built through Plymouth Meeting.
Dinkey passengers transferred to Conshohocken-bound trolleys at the corner of Ridge Pike and Butler Pike. The Harmanville Dinkey was replaced with buses in The Germantown Pike trolleys ceased operation in December The first school in the township was established by the Plymouth Meeting Society of Friends in , although some records indicate an earlier school. A school was established at Cold Point in Plymouth became a township of the first class in January Sheppard became township secretary from that time until his retirement in Under the new form of government the board changed from "road supervisors" to "Township Commissioners".
In , the Board of Health was organized. Plumbing inspection began in In , Plymouth adopted a "modern" zoning ordinance. A building code ordinance was adopted. In , the first subdivision ordinance was adopted. In , the Township Planning Commission was created, and a Recreation Committee was established to study recreation needs.
Plymouth Township adopted a Home Rule Charter in This allows a municipality to take any governmental or administrative actions it requires, unless such actions are prohibited by general laws of the Commonwealth.
Plymouth Meeting is located primarily within Plymouth Township , with a smaller portion lying within Whitemarsh Township. Plymouth Township is immediately adjacent to the Schuylkill River , but all river frontage is occupied by industry.
Currently a bike trail is under development for river access. Interstate and the Pennsylvania Turnpike pass through the township. The area is easily accessible to Interstate 76 and the "Main Line" points across the river.
As of the census, the CDP was As of the census  of , 5, people, 2, households, and 1, families resided in the CDP.
The population density was 1, The racial makeup of the CDP was Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0. The average household size was 2. In the CDP, the population was spread out, with The median age was 41 years.
For every females, there were For every females age 18 and over, there were The historic Plymouth Friends Meetinghouse , built in , is located within the town. Macy's and Boscov's serve as the anchor stores to the mall. Plymouth Meeting lies in both Plymouth and Whitemarsh townships. The two townships share a high school with the borough of Conshohocken. The Plymouth Meeting post office, however, is actually located just outside Plymouth Township within Whitemarsh Township.
The entire area is generally referred to as "Plymouth Whitemarsh", as is the high school. Colonial is regarded as one of the top school districts in the state with consistently high standardized testing results. La Salle University maintains a satellite campus in Plymouth Meeting. Villanova University maintains its baseball facilities on the grounds of the Greater Plymouth Township Community Center.
The park has a walking trail, sand volleyball courts, indoor basketball and a swimming pool. Concerts are held in the summer, as well as a bocce league. Plymouth Township has an extensive park system, including the Greater Plymouth Community Center and 11 parks comprising approximately acres.
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Only places to eat in this center is Cracker Barrel and Ruby Tuesday across the street. Barnes&Nobles does have a Starbucks in it though/10(74). The Metroplex is one of the largest mixed-use projects in the Delaware Valley and is comprised of , SF of retail. It is situated on a acre site and is considered one of the best and largest super regional “power” shopping centers in the tri-state region. Centrally located in one of the most sought after suburbs of Philadelphia in Plymouth Meeting, Montgomery County, PA, Metroplex is strategically positioned at the convergence of I, the Pennsylvania Turnpike and the Northeast Extension, with a direct connection to the Schuylkill Expressway (I).