Harleysville Takes Pride in its Small-Town Attitude and Customer Service

Based about 35 miles northwest of Philadelphia, Harleysville Insurance is a member of the Nationwide family of companies and a leading regional provider of insurance products and services for small and mid-sized businesses, as well as for individuals. Harleysville ranks among the top 60 property and casualty insurance groups in the United States and is known for creating strong, lasting relationships with customers.

Harleysville Insurance was formed in 1915 when town leaders wanted to find a solution to a wave of auto thefts. They formed an “association” (to be officially chartered as an insurance company in 1917) and issued cards to "members," who mutually agreed to pay a fee of up to $5 (depending on the car’s value) for protection against the theft of their automobiles.

Community involvement

Nationwide is a leading contributor to the Harleysville community and has partnerships with several local organizations, including:

Harleysville and Montgomery County facts and rankings

Some interesting facts and figures about Harleysville and Montgomery County, include:

  • 51st wealthiest county in the country (U.S. Census Bureau, 2010)
  • Ninth best place to raise a family (Forbes, 2008)
  • Harleysville was settled by Pennsylvania Dutch in the 18th century
  • Home to the Mennonite Heritage Center
  • Site of the historic Salford Schwenkfelder Meetinghouse and Cemetery

Discover Harleysville and Montgomery County

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