Blooming Glen, Pennsylvania

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Blooming Glen, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
Blooming Glen is located in Pennsylvania
Blooming Glen
Blooming Glen
Blooming Glen is located in the United States
Blooming Glen
Blooming Glen
Coordinates: 40°22′10″N 75°14′54″W / 40.36944°N 75.24833°W / 40.36944; -75.24833Coordinates: 40°22′10″N 75°14′54″W / 40.36944°N 75.24833°W / 40.36944; -75.24833
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyBucks
TownshipHilltown
Elevation
410 ft (120 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
18911
Area code(s)215, 267, 445
GNIS feature ID1169845[1]

Blooming Glen is an unincorporated community in Hilltown Township in Bucks County, Pennsylvania in the United States.

History[edit]

Blooming Glen was once known as "Perkasie" for a very short time. In the 1870s its name was Moyers Store, as that was the name of the post office, John S. Moyer was the postmaster. By the time Moyer died, the name was changed to Blooming Glen. William D. Bishop was appointed the next postmaster.[2]

Geography and statistics[edit]

Blooming Glen is located at the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 113 and Blooming Glen Road.[3] It was entered into the Geographic Names Information System on 2 August 1979 as identification number 1169845, and its elevation is listed as 410 feet (120 m).[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Blooming Glen". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ MacReynolds, George, Place Names in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, Doylestown, Bucks County Historical Society, Doylestown, PA, 1942, P26.
  3. ^ Bucks County, Pennsylvania (Map) (19th ed.). 1"=2000'. ADC Map. 2006. p. 2921. § A1. ISBN 0-87530-774-4.