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Barren Hill

Settled by Germans, Barren Hill developed in the early 1700s, because of its close proximity to Germantown and Ridge Pikes. The origin of the name is obscure. Some references claim that it was a corruption of Barn Hill, others cite the sheer desolation of this area. [1]

  1. Whitemarsh Township Comprehensive Plan, "Township History, Chapter 2", 2003

School District: Colonial-Montco

Barren Hill Map

Street Names
Barren Hill Road • Church Road • Ridge Pike

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