Springtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania

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Springtown, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
Springtown Historic District
Springtown Historic District
Springtown is located in Pennsylvania
Springtown
Springtown
Springtown is located in the United States
Springtown
Springtown
Coordinates: 40°33′23″N 75°17′22″W / 40.55639°N 75.28944°W / 40.55639; -75.28944Coordinates: 40°33′23″N 75°17′22″W / 40.55639°N 75.28944°W / 40.55639; -75.28944
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyBucks
TownshipSpringfield
Elevation
348 ft (106 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total451
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
18081
Area code(s)610 Exchange: 346
GNIS feature ID1188307[1]

Springtown is an unincorporated community in Springfield Township in extreme northern Bucks County, at the junction of Routes 212 and 412 and is drained by the Cooks Creek east into the Delaware River. Springtown has two churches, and is home to the Springtown Inn. The village has its own Post Office with the ZIP code 18081. Surrounding areas use the Coopersburg ZIP code of 18036 and the Hellertown ZIP code of 18055.[2][3] Springtown's 346 telephone exchange is in Area Code 610.[4]

History[edit]

The community was founded by Abraham Funk, buying 300 acres of land in 1763. In 1884 the population was 150, and the community was located five miles southeast of Hellertown station.[5]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Springtown, Bucks County, Pennsylvania
  2. ^ zip-codes.com/zip-code/18081/zip-code-18081.asp
  3. ^ hipcodes.com/Pennsylvania/Hellertown
  4. ^ americantowns.com/pa/springtown-zip-code
  5. ^ Leo de Colange (1884). The National Gazetteer: A Geographical Dictionary of the United States. J.C. Yorston & Company. p. 954.