Riddlesburg, Pennsylvania

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Riddlesburg, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
Old company housing, along Township Route 576
Old company housing, along Township Route 576
Riddlesburg is located in Pennsylvania
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°9′43″N 78°15′16″W / 40.16194°N 78.25444°W / 40.16194; -78.25444Coordinates: 40°9′43″N 78°15′16″W / 40.16194°N 78.25444°W / 40.16194; -78.25444
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Bedford
Elevation 863 ft (263 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
GNIS feature ID 1185031[1]

Riddlesburg is a small village in Bedford County, in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. It is west of Harrisburg, in the central region of the state.


The 2010 census reported a total population of 187 inhabitants, 94 male and 93 female, in the 16672 ZIP code. The ZIP code had a land area of 4.33 square miles. The median age was 34.5 years. There were 118 housing units, with a median home value of $59,100. Median income was $33,636. HIgh school graduates included 69.5% of the population. 29.3% of the population was below the poverty level. [2][3]


The main feature of Riddlesburg is the Juniata River that separates the village from Pennsylvania Route 26. The village features a post office, and an auto garage. There was once a grocery store but it went out of business.


  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Riddlesburg, Pennsylvania
  2. ^ "16672". American FactFinder. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved November 12, 2016. 
  3. ^ "16672". United States Zip Codes. Retrieved November 12, 2016.  Note that this is not an official USPS website, but it includes a map.