Blue Bell is a census-designated place (CDP) in Whitpain Township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. As of the 2010 census, its population was 6,067.
Blue Bell was originally known as Pigeontown, after the large flocks of the now-extinct passenger pigeons that once gathered there. The town was renamed in 1840 after the historically prominent Blue Bell Inn.
Blue Bell is known for its large executive-style homes, major business parks, small community shopping facilities, and small businesses. It is one of the most affluent areas outside of the Main Line communities in the Philadelphia area. In July 2005, Money magazine ranked Blue Bell 14th on its list of the “100 Best Places to Live in the United States”.
Whitpain Public School was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2006.
Blue Bell is home to the global headquarters of Unisys, a provider of information technology services and products. Aetna, an insurance provider, also maintains an office in Blue Bell. It is also home to the Montgomery County Community College, Wings Field Airport, and Meadowlands Country Club.
The most common industries for men in Blue Bell include professional, scientific, and technical services (18%), finance and insurance (10%), health care (7%), real estate and rental and leasing (6%), construction (5%), chemicals (5%), and educational services (4%). The most common industries for women in Blue Bell include professional, scientific and technical services (11%), educational services (11%), finance and insurance (7%), chemicals (5%), real estate and rental and leasing (4%), and accommodation and food services (3%).
The two nearest major shopping malls are the Montgomery Mall in North Wales and the Plymouth Meeting Mall in Plymouth Meeting.
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