Temple, Pennsylvania

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Temple, Pennsylvania
Census-designated place
Temple is located in Pennsylvania
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°24′31″N 75°55′19″W / 40.40861°N 75.92194°W / 40.40861; -75.92194Coordinates: 40°24′31″N 75°55′19″W / 40.40861°N 75.92194°W / 40.40861; -75.92194
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Berks
Township Muhlenberg
Elevation 361 ft (110 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,877
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 19560
Map of Temple before it was dissolved

Temple is a census-designated place in Muhlenberg Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States at an elevation of 361 feet (110 m). The community was named for a hotel sign urging travelers to "Stop at Solomon's Temple." (Solomon was the name of the innkeeper.) Temple was formerly an independent borough, until it was disincorporated on January 1, 1999.[1] The zip code is 19560. As of the 2010 census the population was 1,877 residents.[2]


  1. ^ 1990s Pennsylvania boundary changes
  2. ^ http://www.census.gov/#