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Welcome to Strausstown ...

Strausstown is located in Berks County<1>.

From the 2010 Census (the most recent Census number we have), Strausstown had a population of 342 people.<2> (see below for details).

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

Strausstown is 570 feet [174 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The ZIP code for Strausstown: 19559<4>

Communities near Strausstown ...

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

  • Reading [Berks County]
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    • Reading [Berks County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Strausstown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 88,217 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Reading<6>
  • Lebanon [Lebanon County]
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    • Lebanon [Lebanon County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Strausstown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 25,725 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Lebanon<6>
  • Pottsville [Schuylkill County]
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    • Pottsville [Schuylkill County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the north of Strausstown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 13,409 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottsville<6>
  • Wyomissing [Berks County]
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    • Wyomissing [Berks County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Strausstown
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 10,605 people
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wyomissing have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wyomissing<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Shillington [Berks County]
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      • Shillington [Berks County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southeast of Strausstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,300 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Shillington<6>
    • Schuylkill Haven [Schuylkill County]
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      • Schuylkill Haven [Schuylkill County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the north of Strausstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,086 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Schuylkill Haven have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Hamburg [Berks County]
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      • Hamburg [Berks County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Strausstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,445 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hamburg<6>
    • Cornwall [Lebanon County]
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      • Cornwall [Lebanon County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Strausstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,382 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Cornwall have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Cornwall<6>
    • West Reading [Berks County]
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      • West Reading [Berks County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Strausstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,294 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for West Reading have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Reading
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Reading<6>
    • Minersville [Schuylkill County]
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      • Minersville [Schuylkill County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the north of Strausstown
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 4,133 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Minersville have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Minersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Minersville<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 Strausstown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Strausstown.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Strausstown ...

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

Adding Strausstown to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Strausstown 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 Strausstown was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

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

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About Berks County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Strausstown. 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 Strausstown.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Strausstown - 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 Strausstown). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Strausstown 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 '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- Strausstown) 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 Strausstown. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from StrausstownOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Strausstown. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4923, Longitude: -76.1842    
<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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