Elkins Park is an unincorporated community in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is split between Cheltenham and Abington Townships in the suburbs of Philadelphia. Elkins Park is represented byBrendan F. Boyle in Pennsylvania's 13th congressional district. It borders the City of Philadelphia alongCheltenham Avenue, and is roughly 6 miles (9.7 km) from Center City, Philadelphia. Elkins Park is a close-in suburb of Philadelphia.