Lafayette Hill Tourism

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Lafayette Hill is a small unincorporated community in Whitemarsh Township, Montgomery County in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Lafayette Hill is located just west of Philadelphia's Chestnut Hill neighborhood, and south of Plymouth Meeting. Lafayette Hill draws its name from the French General Marquis de Lafayette, who stayed there during the American Revolution. Prior to general decampment from Valley Forge in the spring of 1778, George Washington dispatched an estimated 2200 troops under the command of Marquis de Lafayette to act as a defensive screen and to conduct reconnaissance of the British army, which had garrisoned in Philadelphia for the winter. The two forces had a brief engagement at nearby Barren Hill. Lafayette Hill is an affluent area with many parks and nature reserves. It is also home to a prominent Jewish community. Additionally, it is a commuter town, as many individuals travel to Philadelphia for work every day. Its main transit system is SEPTA. Lafayette Hill is served by the Colonial School District.Some famous individuals from Lafayette Hill, Pennsylvania include: Terrence Howard, John Salmons, Da'Rel Scott, Brad Furman, and formerly Allen Iverson.

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Lafayette Hill in United States offers a unique experience to travellers. After your splendid visit to Lafayette Hill, you can proceed to an important near-by city of New York City. New York City, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like Empire State Building, Central Park, Statue Of Liberty. Also, to reach Lafayette Hill, you'll have to take a flight to New York City; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. To explore Lafayette Hill, set aside 1 to 2 number of your days. You'll be coming back for more!

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Facts and Stats for Lafayette Hill*

  • Pollution Statistics in Lafayette Hill

    Know the pollution level of Lafayette Hill before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 39.77 (Low)
    • Water Pollution 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 66.67 (High)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 67.65 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 35.29 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 42.19 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 28.75 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 27.94 (Low)
  • Lafayette Hill: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Lafayette Hill for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Lafayette Hill.

    • Burglary and Theft 47.69 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 54.17 (Moderate)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 68.46 (High)
    • Corruption and Bribery 64.23 (High)
    • Car Stealing 38.85 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 56.64 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 52.61 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 70.7 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 70.22 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 28.73 (Low)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 58.58 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 40.91 (Moderate)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 65.91 (High)
  • Living in Lafayette Hill - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Lafayette Hill is 154.36 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 42.36 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 77.98 (High)
    • Pollution Index 49.61 (Moderate)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 47.04 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 83.56 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 72.05 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 3.15 (Very Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 116.14 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Lafayette Hill

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Lafayette Hill

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 31.66 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 77 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 41.4 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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