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Welcome to Briarwood ...

Briarwood is located in Berks County<1>.

The location of Briarwood has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

Briarwood is 750 feet [229 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Briarwood ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are two Pennsylvania communities named Briarwood: This one is located in Berks County and the other is located in Bucks County.

Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 36 communities that are also named Briarwood - they are located in Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia (7), Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland (4), Mississippi (2), North Carolina, North Dakota, Oregon, South Carolina (4), Tennessee (3), Utah and Virginia (5).

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Briarwood.

Communities near Briarwood ...

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

  • Reading [Berks County]
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    • Reading [Berks County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Briarwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 88,217 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reading
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reading<5>
  • Pottstown [Montgomery County]
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    • Pottstown [Montgomery County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Briarwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,580 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pottstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottstown<5>
  • Phoenixville [Chester County]
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    • Phoenixville [Chester County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the east of Briarwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 16,910 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Phoenixville have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Phoenixville
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Phoenixville<5>
  • Ephrata [Lancaster County]
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    • Ephrata [Lancaster County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the west of Briarwood
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,801 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Ephrata<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Coatesville [Chester County]
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      • Coatesville [Chester County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Briarwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,006 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Coatesville<5>
    • Wyomissing [Berks County]
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      • Wyomissing [Berks County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the northwest of Briarwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,605 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wyomissing have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wyomissing
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wyomissing<5>
    • Downingtown [Chester County]
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      • Downingtown [Chester County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southeast of Briarwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,419 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Downingtown have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Downingtown
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Downingtown<5>
    • New Holland [Lancaster County]
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      • New Holland [Lancaster County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southwest of Briarwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,547 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for New Holland have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on New Holland
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for New Holland<5>
    • Shillington [Berks County]
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      • Shillington [Berks County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northwest of Briarwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,300 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shillington<5>
    • Birdsboro [Berks County]
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      • Birdsboro [Berks County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Briarwood
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,128 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birdsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Birdsboro<5>

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 Briarwood. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Briarwood.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Briarwood. 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 Briarwood.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Briarwood. See our Newspapers Page for Briarwood.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Briarwood ...

Looking for more information about Briarwood? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Briarwood, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Briarwood.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Berks County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Briarwood. 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>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.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Briarwood - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Briarwood) to Point B.Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Briarwood. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.1850, Longitude: -75.8461       In this case, the coordinates for Briarwood have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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