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Welcome to Kutztown ...

Kutztown is located in Berks County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Kutztown has a population of 5,074 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Kutztown.

Kutztown is 400 feet [122 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Kutztown ...

Official Website: www.kutztownboro.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Kutztown had an population of 5,074 people. This is an increase of 1.24% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 0.14% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Kutztown had a population of 5,012 people. This makes Kutztown the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Kutztown represents 0.04% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 196th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,012 people, the population of Kutztown decreased 1.09% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,067 people).

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

Adding Kutztown to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Kutztown in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.

In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Kutztown was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Kutztown on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Kutztown on our Genealogy Page.

Communities Also Named Kutztown ...

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

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

Communities near Kutztown ...

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

  • Allentown [Lehigh County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Allentown
    • Allentown [Lehigh County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the east of Kutztown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 121,470 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Allentown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allentown<6>
  • Reading [Berks County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Reading
    • Reading [Berks County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Kutztown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 88,217 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Reading
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reading<6>
  • Pottstown [Montgomery County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pottstown
    • Pottstown [Montgomery County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the south of Kutztown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 22,580 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pottstown
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottstown<6>
  • Emmaus [Lehigh County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Emmaus
    • Emmaus [Lehigh County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the east of Kutztown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 11,493 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Emmaus
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emmaus<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Wyomissing [Berks County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wyomissing
      • Wyomissing [Berks County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Kutztown
      • 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<6>
    • Northampton [Northampton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Northampton
      • Northampton [Northampton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Kutztown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 9,852 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Northampton
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Northampton<6>
    • Catasauqua [Lehigh County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Catasauqua
      • Catasauqua [Lehigh County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the northeast of Kutztown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,606 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Catasauqua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Catasauqua
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Catasauqua<6>
    • Shillington [Berks County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Shillington
      • Shillington [Berks County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Kutztown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,300 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Shillington
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shillington<6>
    • Birdsboro [Berks County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Birdsboro
      • Birdsboro [Berks County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the south of Kutztown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,128 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Birdsboro
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Birdsboro<6>
    • Hamburg [Berks County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Hamburg
      • Hamburg [Berks County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the west of Kutztown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,445 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Hamburg
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamburg<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 Kutztown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Kutztown.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Kutztown. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Kutztown.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Kutztown ...

Looking for more information about Kutztown? 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 Kutztown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Kutztown.

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About Berks County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Kutztown: www.kutztownboro.org/

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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Kutztown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Kutztown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>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 drawn from Point A (ie- Kutztown) to Point B.If you need the driving distance, we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Kutztown. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from KutztownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Kutztown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.5187, Longitude: -75.7766       In this case, the coordinates for Kutztown have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>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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