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The population of Bryn Mawr is approximately 4,382 (2000), 3779 (2010).
The approximate number of families is 1,481 (2000), 1262 (2010).

The amount of land area in Bryn Mawr is 1.612 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Bryn Mawr is 0.62 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 0 sq kilometers.
The distance from Bryn Mawr to Washington DC is 120 miles. The distance to the Pennsylvania state capital is 85 miles. (as the crow flies)
Bryn Mawr is positioned 40.02 degrees north of the equator and 75.31 degrees west of the prime meridian.

Bryn Mawr elevation is 420 feet above sea level.
Bryn Mawr per capita income is $23,442 (2000).
Bryn Mawr median income is $53,500 (2005).

The Bryn Mawr median home price is $237,700 (2005).

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Bryn Mawr location: in southeastern Pennsylvania about 12 miles from Philadelphia. Other nearby communities include Ardmore, West Conshohocken, Radnor Township, Narberth, Penn Wynne, Conshohocken, Broomall and Drexel Hill.

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Bryn Mawr history:

Bryn Mawr was first known as Humphreysville. It wasn't until 1869 and the coming of the Pennsylvania Railroad that the name was changed by William H. Wilson to Mryn Mawr. The name means big hill in Welsh. The origin is thought to be from the Welsh farm of Rowland Ellis who came to Pennsylvania in 1686.
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Bryn Mawr attractions:

The Harriton House
500 Harriton Rd.
P.O. Box 1364
Bryn Mawr, PA 19010
This historic home was built in 1704 by Rowland Ellis and was called Bryn Mawr. The community is named for this home.

The American College Arboretum
Begun in 1959, it was officially named an arboretum in 1994. There are about 600 labeled trees along with other plants and a pond. It is located on the campus of the American College. here.

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