Glenmoore, Pennsylvania

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Glenmoore, Pennsylvania
Glenmoore, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Glenmoore, Pennsylvania
Glenmoore, Pennsylvania
Location of Glenmoore in Pennsylvania
Glenmoore, Pennsylvania is located in the US
Glenmoore, Pennsylvania
Glenmoore, Pennsylvania
Glenmoore, Pennsylvania (the US)
Coordinates: 40°05′20″N 75°46′19″W / 40.08889°N 75.77194°W / 40.08889; -75.77194Coordinates: 40°05′20″N 75°46′19″W / 40.08889°N 75.77194°W / 40.08889; -75.77194
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyChester
TownshipWallace
Area
 • Total12.1 sq mi (31 km2)
 • Land12.0 sq mi (31 km2)
 • Water0.1 sq mi (0.3 km2)
Elevation
446 ft (136 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (EST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
19343[1]
Area code(s)610 and 484

Glenmoore is an unincorporated community in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States.[2] It is notable for being the location of the Upattinas School and Resource Center (1971-2014). The area is within the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area. The historic township is within Wallace Township. Glenmoore is located on Pennsylvania Route 282. It was the birthplace of William Moore McClure, a Union Army colonel in the American Civil War.[3] According to DeLeon, Glenmoore is home of "... the smallest church in the world..." where the downtown is so small that it "... consists of an intersection with no traffic and one antiques shop next to a convenience store...."[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "19343 ZIP Code".
  2. ^ "Glenmoore, Pennsylvania". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved May 26, 2014.
  3. ^ Roger D. Hunt. Colonels in Blue: Union Army Colonels of the Civil War : the Mid-Atlantic ...
  4. ^ Clark DeLeon. Pennsylvania: Quirky Characters, Roadside Oddities and Other Offbeat Stuff.