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Welcome to Birdsboro ...

Birdsboro is located in Berks County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Birdsboro has a population of 5,143 people<2> (see below for details).

Birdsboro is 200 feet [61 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Birdsboro lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

The ZIP code for Birdsboro: 19508<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Birdsboro had an population of 5,143 people. This is a decrease of 0.39% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.56% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Birdsboro had a population of 5,163 people. This makes Birdsboro the county's 4th most populous community.

The population of Birdsboro represents 0.04% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 186th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,163 people, the population of Birdsboro increased 1.95% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,064 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Birdsboro.

Communities near Birdsboro ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Birdsboro.

  • Reading [Berks County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reading
    • Reading [Berks County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the northwest of Birdsboro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 88,375 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reading
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reading<6>
  • Pottstown [Montgomery County]
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    • Pottstown [Montgomery County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the east of Birdsboro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 22,600 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pottstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottstown<6>
  • Phoenixville [Chester County]
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    • Phoenixville [Chester County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Birdsboro
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phoenixville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 16,968 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phoenixville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phoenixville<6>
  • Coatesville [Chester County]
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    • Coatesville [Chester County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Birdsboro
    • Estimated population in 2019: 13,069 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coatesville<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wyomissing [Berks County]
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      • Wyomissing [Berks County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the northwest of Birdsboro
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wyomissing have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,635 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wyomissing<6>
    • Downingtown [Chester County]
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      • Downingtown [Chester County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the south of Birdsboro
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Downingtown have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,897 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Downingtown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downingtown<6>
    • New Holland [Lancaster County]
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      • New Holland [Lancaster County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Birdsboro
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Holland have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,464 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Holland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Holland<6>
    • Shillington [Berks County]
    • Collegeville [Montgomery County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Collegeville
      • Collegeville [Montgomery County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the east of Birdsboro
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Collegeville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,174 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Collegeville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Collegeville<6>
    • Kutztown [Berks County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kutztown
      • Kutztown [Berks County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the north of Birdsboro
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Kutztown have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,080 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kutztown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kutztown<6>

To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...

We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.

We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Birdsboro. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Birdsboro.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Birdsboro. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Birdsboro.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Birdsboro. Our list includes 4 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Birdsboro.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Birdsboro ...

Looking for more information about Birdsboro? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

In addition to the Tourism page for Birdsboro, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Birdsboro.

Other Roadside Stops ...

Index of Cities, Towns and Villages for Pennsylvania

About Berks County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Birdsboro. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Berks County: www.co.berks.pa.us/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Berks, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Birdsboro.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Birdsboro - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Birdsboro). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Birdsboro or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Birdsboro) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Birdsboro. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Birdsboro

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Birdsboro. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.2641, Longitude: -75.8044    
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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