Lower Gwynedd Township is a township in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 11,405 at the 2010 census. The township comprises four villages: Gwynedd, Gwynedd Valley, Penllyn, and Spring House.
Lower Gwynedd Township was founded in 1698.
Gwynedd was founded in 1698 by Welsh Quakers. The township was then split into Lower Gwynedd and Upper Gwynedd with the help of William Penn in 1891. The name Gwynedd came from the Welsh meaning White Fields. When the 66 settlers from Wales came the land was covered in a blanket of snow, hence the name Gwynedd.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 9.4 square miles (24.2 km²), of which, 9.3 square miles (24.2 km²) of it is land and 0.11% is water.
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