Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania

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Saylorsburg, Pennsylvania
Census-designated place
Rainbow near PA 33
Rainbow near PA 33
Saylorsburg is located in Pennsylvania
Saylorsburg
Saylorsburg
Coordinates: 40°53′56″N 75°19′00″W / 40.89889°N 75.31667°W / 40.89889; -75.31667Coordinates: 40°53′56″N 75°19′00″W / 40.89889°N 75.31667°W / 40.89889; -75.31667
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Monroe
Township Hamilton, Ross
Area[1]
 • Total 1.26 sq mi (3.3 km2)
 • Land 1.2 sq mi (3 km2)
 • Water 0.06 sq mi (0.2 km2)
Population (2010)[2]
 • Total 1,126
 • Density 938.3/sq mi (362.3/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 18353
Area code(s) 570 Exchanges: 402,992

Saylorsburg is a census-designated place and unincorporated community in Monroe County, Pennsylvania, United States. Saylorsburg is located off Pennsylvania Route 33, 5 miles (8.0 km) northwest of Wind Gap. As of the 2010 census, its population was 1,126.[2] The village is located in both Ross Township and Hamilton Township.

Saylorsburg is in the Pocono Mountains.[3]

One of the two main centers of Arsha Vidya Gurukulam is located here. This is a Hindu Vedic teaching center founded by Dayananda Saraswati (Arsha Vidya).

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2011-05-14. 
  3. ^ Carl S. Oplinger & Robert Halma, The Poconos: An Illustrated Natural History Guide (Rutgers University Press: 1988), p. 44.