Best Station, Pennsylvania

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Best Station is an exurban unincorporated community in northern Lehigh County, in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.[1] It is located in Washington Township.

History[edit]

A post office called Best was established in 1875, and remained in operation until 1914.[2] The name was selected to promote the place as the "best" station around.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Best Station, Pennsylvania
  2. ^ "Lehigh County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 8 December 2015. Retrieved 1 December 2015.
  3. ^ "Some peculiar post office names in Berks". Reading Eagle. Nov 27, 1910. p. 11. Retrieved 2 December 2015.

Coordinates: 40°43′30″N 75°39′22″W / 40.72500°N 75.65611°W / 40.72500; -75.65611