Berne, Pennsylvania

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Berne is a small unincorporated community in northern Berks County, Pennsylvania. The community is about 3 miles outside Hamburg, Pennsylvania and is served by the Hamburg Area School District. Berne sits near the Schuylkill River, south of Blue Mountain, in southeastern Tilden Township.

History[edit]

A post office called Berne was established in 1878, and remained in operation until 1954.[1] The community was named after Bern, in Switzerland.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Berks County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 13 January 2016. Retrieved 1 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "Some peculiar post office names in Berks". Reading Eagle. Nov 27, 1910. p. 11. Retrieved 2 December 2015. 

Coordinates: 40°31′26″N 76°00′06″W / 40.52389°N 76.00167°W / 40.52389; -76.00167