Fredericksville, Pennsylvania

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Fredericksville, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
Fredericksville is located in Pennsylvania
Fredericksville
Fredericksville
Coordinates: 40°27′11″N 75°41′21″W / 40.45306°N 75.68917°W / 40.45306; -75.68917Coordinates: 40°27′11″N 75°41′21″W / 40.45306°N 75.68917°W / 40.45306; -75.68917
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Berks
Township Rockland
Elevation 1,056 ft (322 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 610 and 484
GNIS feature ID 1203626[1]

Fredericksville is an unincorporated community in Rockland Township in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States. Fredericksville is located at the intersection of Fredericksville Road and Five Points Road.[2]

History[edit]

A post office called Fredericksville was established in 1853, and remained in operation until 1911.[3] The community was named for David Frederick, the owner of a local tavern.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Fredericksville". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. 
  2. ^ Berks County, Pennsylvania Highway Map (PDF) (Map). PennDOT. 2012. Retrieved August 19, 2013. 
  3. ^ "Berks County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 1 December 2015. 
  4. ^ Moser, Nick (May 5, 1956). "District Township". Reading Eagle. p. 44. Retrieved 2 December 2015.