Erdenheim, Pennsylvania

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Erdenheim, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
Erdenheim, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Erdenheim, Pennsylvania
Erdenheim, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°05′31″N 75°12′50″W / 40.09194°N 75.21389°W / 40.09194; -75.21389Coordinates: 40°05′31″N 75°12′50″W / 40.09194°N 75.21389°W / 40.09194; -75.21389
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Montgomery
Elevation 164 ft (50 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 19038
Area code(s) 610
GNIS feature ID 1174301[1]

Erdenheim is a community in Springfield Township, Montgomery County, Pennsylvania. It is served by the 19038 zip code. The primary commercial areas are located along Bethlehem Pike.

The name is German for "Earthly Home," and comes from nearby Erdenheim Farm, which was established in 1765 by Johannes Georg Hocker. The area was known as "Heydricksdale" or simply "Wheelpump" after a local inn, but was changed to "Erdenheim" when the community was laid out in 1892.

Students in Erdenheim attend schools in the Springfield Township School District. Specifically, the Springfield Township High School is located in Erdenheim. Phil-Mont Christian Academy is a private school which is located adjacent to Cisco Park near the edge of the township. Students grades K-12 attend from both Erdenheim and nearby townships.

The local fire company Flourtown Fire Company in neighboring Flourtown protect the citizens of the small community.

Erdenheim Terrace (near Auchy Lane and Erdenheim Road) contains some of the oldest (still standing) homes in the township.

The Springfield Mill and Yeakle and Miller Houses are listed on the National Register of Historic Places.[2]

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