Main Street was originally an old Indian trail, and was laid out as the Great Road until it became today's Sumneytown Pike. It has always been an important route to Philadelphia. It continues to serve as a connection to Routes 202 and 309.
The building of the North Pennsylvania Railroad,which services Bethlehem to Philadelphia through North Wales caused the town to grow quickly around the railroad station, with hotels and restaurants lining Walnut Street and Main Street. North Wales is the oldest of the North Penn boroughs, incorporated in 1869, by taking land from today's Upper Gwynedd Township, then the northern portion of Gwynedd Township.
Most of North Wales housing was built during the late 19th and early 20th century, Most houses along South Main Street between Montgomery and Prospects Streets remain much as they were then. North Whales features a variety of single family homes, as well as twins, and row homes.
North Wales is in the North Penn School District.
In 2000, the North Wales Historic Preservation District was established by Borough Council and the Pennsylvania Historic and Museum Commission to protect the architecture that is a visual reminder of the borough's past. It is the first Historic District in the North Penn boroughs.
North Wales' Main and Walnut Streets have been and still are home to many businesses over the town's history. Montgomery County Association for the Blind headquarters as well as the non-profit organization The Lamb Foundation, which provides housing and life skills support to the area's mentally-challenged residents are in North Whales.
North Penn School District serves North Whales.
Weingartner Park is located located in North Whales and has many pathways and benches to enjoy. It is particularly shady and breezy during the spring and summer months. The Wee Walers park is a playground developed for children ages 2 to 10. Ninth Street Park is a watershed runoff area designed to attract birds. There is a trail that goes through park with footbridge over the drainage area and is a nice natural-feeling area. There are several other parks which were created to serve many different types of activities for the locals.
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