Temple, Pennsylvania

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Temple, Pennsylvania
Census-designated place
Temple is located in Pennsylvania
Location within the U.S. state of Pennsylvania
Temple is located in the US
Temple (the US)
Coordinates: 40°24′31″N 75°55′19″W / 40.40861°N 75.92194°W / 40.40861; -75.92194Coordinates: 40°24′31″N 75°55′19″W / 40.40861°N 75.92194°W / 40.40861; -75.92194
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Berks
Township Muhlenberg
Elevation 361 ft (110 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,877
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 19560
Area code(s) 610 and 484
Map of Temple before it was dissolved

Temple is a census-designated place in Muhlenberg Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States at an elevation of 361 feet (110 m). The community was named for a local inn called Solomon's Temple.[1] Temple was an independent borough until it was disincorporated on January 1, 1999.[2] The ZIP code is 19560. As of the 2010 census the population was 1,877 residents.[3]


Temple is part of the Muhlenberg School District


  1. ^ "Some peculiar post office names in Berks". Reading Eagle. Nov 27, 1910. p. 11. Retrieved 2 December 2015. 
  2. ^ 1990s Pennsylvania boundary changes
  3. ^ https://www.census.gov/#