Lower Providence Township is a township in Montgomery County that is governed as a Township of the Second Class Upper Providence. Established in 1805 by the division of the former Providence Township along the Perkiomen Creek
The population was 25,436 at the 2010 census, 81.0% White, 7.1% Black or African American, 0.1% Native American, 9.7% Asian, and 1.3% were two or more races. 2.9% of the population were of Hispanic or Latino ancestry
This township was settled first by an Englishman named Edward Lane, who came from Jamaica in 1884, and in 1698 bought 2,500 acres of land, confirmed to him by William Penn in 1701. This land was situated on both sides of the Perkiomen, upon which now stand the boroughs of Collegeville and Evansburg. He built a gristmill on the Skippack in 1708. These Lanes were instrumental in establishing the Episcopal Church in Lower Providence.
Lower Providence Township is home to a portion of Valley Forge National Historic Park ,and Evansburg State Park.
Lower Providence Communities
Lower Providence Township Website