Gibraltar, Pennsylvania

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Gibraltar, Pennsylvania
CDP
The Allegheny Aqueduct
The Allegheny Aqueduct
Gibraltar is located in Pennsylvania
Gibraltar
Gibraltar
Coordinates: 40°17′03″N 75°52′19″W / 40.28417°N 75.87194°W / 40.28417; -75.87194Coordinates: 40°17′03″N 75°52′19″W / 40.28417°N 75.87194°W / 40.28417; -75.87194
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Berks
Area[1]
 • Total 1.300 sq mi (3.37 km2)
 • Land 1.236 sq mi (3.20 km2)
 • Water 0.064 sq mi (0.17 km2)
Elevation 200 ft (60 m)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 680
 • Density 520/sq mi (200/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 610 & 484
GNIS feature ID 1175586[3]

Gibraltar is a census-designated place (CDP) in northern Robeson Township in southern Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States.[3] Its population was 680 as of the 2010 census.[2] The community is four miles from Birdsboro and 6.4 miles from downtown Reading. It is served by the Twin Valley School District and is across the Schuylkill River from Exeter.

History[edit]

The town is named after Gibraltar, which is south of Spain.[4]

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