Booths Corner, Pennsylvania

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Booths Corner, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
Booths Corner is located in Pennsylvania
Booths Corner
Booths Corner
Coordinates: 39°50′21″N 75°29′39″W / 39.83917°N 75.49417°W / 39.83917; -75.49417Coordinates: 39°50′21″N 75°29′39″W / 39.83917°N 75.49417°W / 39.83917; -75.49417
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Delaware
Township Bethel
Elevation 387 ft (118 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 610 and 484
GNIS feature ID 1170001[1]
The Booth Farm built in 1819 is listed on the National Register of Historical Places.

Booths Corner is an unincorporated community in Bethel Township in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, United States. Booths Corner is located at the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 261 (Foulk Road) and Pennsylvania Route 491 (Naaman's Creek Road).[2]

Booths Corner is named after Thomas Booth, who became a merchant in the village in 1854 and served as postmaster.[3] The Booth family in Bethel can be traced back to Robert Booth who emigrated to Pennsylvania from Yorkshire, England in 1712.[4]

Notable people[edit]

Francis Harvey Green - educator, poet and lecturer

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Booths Corner". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Delaware County, Pennsylvania Highway Map (PDF) (Map). PennDOT. 2012. Retrieved September 18, 2013. [permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Ashmead, Henry (1884). History of Delaware County, Pennsylvania. L.H. Everts & Co. p. 311. Retrieved August 15, 2015. 
  4. ^ Goodley, George Walter (1987). Bethel Township Delaware County, Pennsylvania Thru Three Centuries. p. 90.