Holtwood, Pennsylvania

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Holtwood, Pennsylvania
Village
Holtwood is located in Pennsylvania
Holtwood
Holtwood
Location within the U.S. state of Pennsylvania
Holtwood is located in the US
Holtwood
Holtwood
Holtwood (the US)
Coordinates: 39°49′55″N 76°19′39″W / 39.83194°N 76.32750°W / 39.83194; -76.32750Coordinates: 39°49′55″N 76°19′39″W / 39.83194°N 76.32750°W / 39.83194; -76.32750
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyLancaster
Area
 • Total0.72 sq mi (1.86 km2)
 • Land0.71 sq mi (1.85 km2)
 • Water0.004 sq mi (.01 km2)
Population
 • Total97
 • Density140/sq mi (52/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
17532
GNIS feature ID1177240[1]

Holtwood, Pennsylvania is a village in Martic Township, Lancaster County, in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania.

Holtwood is the site of the Muddy Run Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Power Plant (172 Bethesda Church Road West, Holtwood, PA 17532), along the Susquehanna River. It pumps water into a reservoir during off-peak hours and uses that water to generate electricity during peak demand hours; it produces over 1,000 megawatts (MW) of power.[2]

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