North Wales is a borough in Montgomery County. It is a suburb of Philadelphia and is one of the three historic population centers that make up the North Penn Valley. As of the 2000 Census the population was over 3,000. North Wales was settled by Welsh immigrants who named it after North Wales in Wales. It is the oldest of the North Penn boroughs, incorporated in 1869. English manors and large estates are available, as well as single-family homes, twins and townhouses.