Longswamp, Pennsylvania

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Longswamp, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
Longswamp is located in Pennsylvania
Longswamp
Longswamp
Coordinates: 40°29′53″N 75°39′18″W / 40.49806°N 75.65500°W / 40.49806; -75.65500Coordinates: 40°29′53″N 75°39′18″W / 40.49806°N 75.65500°W / 40.49806; -75.65500
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Berks
Township Longswamp
Elevation 502 ft (153 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 610 and 484
GNIS feature ID 1179926[1]

Longswamp is an unincorporated community in Longswamp Township in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States. Longswamp is located along State Street southeast of Topton.[2]

History[edit]

A post office called Longswamp was established in 1822, and remained in operation until 1906.[3] The community took its name from Longswamp Township.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Longswamp". 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. ^ "Some peculiar post office names in Berks". Reading Eagle. Nov 27, 1910. p. 11. Retrieved 2 December 2015.