Sigel, Pennsylvania

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Sigel, Pennsylvania
Intersection of PA 36 and PA 949 in Sigel
Intersection of PA 36 and PA 949 in Sigel
Sigel is located in Pennsylvania
Sigel
Sigel
Sigel is located in the United States
Sigel
Sigel
Coordinates: 41°16′30″N 79°06′47″W / 41.27500°N 79.11306°W / 41.27500; -79.11306Coordinates: 41°16′30″N 79°06′47″W / 41.27500°N 79.11306°W / 41.27500; -79.11306
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyJefferson
TownshipEldred
Elevation
1,804 ft (550 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
15860
Area code(s)814
GNIS feature ID1211954[1]

Sigel is an unincorporated community in Jefferson County, Pennsylvania, United States.[1] The community is located at the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 36 and Pennsylvania Route 949, 8 miles (13 km) north of Brookville. Sigel has a post office with ZIP code 15860, which opened on May 26, 1862.[2][3]

History[edit]

Sigel was originally called Haggerty, and under the latter name was laid out in 1850 by Judah P. Haggerty.[4] In 1865 it was renamed after German-American Civil War major general Franz Sigel.[5]

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Sigel". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ United States Postal Service. "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved April 5, 2015.
  3. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved April 5, 2015.
  4. ^ McKnight, William James (1917). Historical. J.H. Beers. p. 458.
  5. ^ "Sigel, PA - Signs of History on Waymarking.com". www.waymarking.com. Retrieved 2019-11-04.