Rehrersburg, Pennsylvania

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Rehrersburg, Pennsylvania
Census-designated place
Rehrersburg, Pennsylvania (8482742373).jpg
Rehrersburg is located in Pennsylvania
Rehrersburg
Rehrersburg
Coordinates: 40°27′27″N 76°14′40″W / 40.45750°N 76.24444°W / 40.45750; -76.24444Coordinates: 40°27′27″N 76°14′40″W / 40.45750°N 76.24444°W / 40.45750; -76.24444
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Berks
Township Tulpehocken
Elevation 581 ft (177 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 319
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 19550
Area code(s) 717
GNIS feature ID 1184867[1]

Rehrersburg is a census-designated place[2] in Tulpehocken Township in northwestern Berks County, Pennsylvania, near PA Route 419. The community was founded on April 4, 1803, by John Jacob Rehrer. Residents celebrated the town's bicentennial on Saturday, September 20, 2003. As of the 2010 census, the population was 319 residents.[3]

In 1818, the sixth post office in the county opened in Rehrersburg. Rehrersburg's zip code is 19550.

John Jacob Rehrer was the son of Johan Gottfried Rehrer and Maria Magdalena (Etschberger) Rehrer. Many descendants of the Rehrer family still reside in Rehrersburg.

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