Moselem, Pennsylvania

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Moselem, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
Moselem is located in Pennsylvania
Moselem
Moselem
Coordinates: 40°30′2″N 75°53′3″W / 40.50056°N 75.88417°W / 40.50056; -75.88417Coordinates: 40°30′2″N 75°53′3″W / 40.50056°N 75.88417°W / 40.50056; -75.88417
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Berks
Township Richmond
Elevation 338 ft (103 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code(s) 610 and 484
GNIS feature ID 1181601[1]

Moselem is an unincorporated community in Richmond Township in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States. Moselem is located along Pennsylvania Route 662 east of Maiden Creek.[2]

History[edit]

A post office called Moselem was established in 1846, and remained in operation until 1907.[3] Moselem is a name derived from a Native American language purported to mean "trout stream".[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Moselem". 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. ^ Wagner, A. E.; Balthaser, Francis Wilhauer; Hoch, D. K. (1913). The Story of Berks County (Pennsylvania). Eagle Book and Job Press. p. 28.