Lenape, Pennsylvania

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Lenape, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
Lenape is located in Pennsylvania
Lenape
Lenape
Lenape is located in the US
Lenape
Lenape
Coordinates: 39°54′46″N 75°37′54″W / 39.91278°N 75.63167°W / 39.91278; -75.63167Coordinates: 39°54′46″N 75°37′54″W / 39.91278°N 75.63167°W / 39.91278; -75.63167
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyChester
TownshipPocopson
Elevation
194 ft (59 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)610 and 484
GNIS feature ID1204010[1]

Lenape is an unincorporated community in Pocopson Township in Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. Lenape is centered on the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 52 and Pocopson Road west of the Brandywine Creek.[2]

History[edit]

A post office called Lenape was established in 1870, and remained in operation until it was discontinued in 1923.[3] The community was named after the Lenape Indians.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lenape". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ Chester County, Pennsylvania Highway Map (PDF) (Map). PennDOT. 2012. Retrieved August 22, 2013.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Chester County". Jim Forte Postal History. Retrieved 14 June 2015.
  4. ^ Gannett, Henry (1905). The Origin of Certain Place Names in the United States. U.S. Government Printing Office. p. 185.