Longswamp Berks County, Pennsylvania

Longswamp: Township in Berks County, Pennsylvania

About

Longswamp is a township located in the county of Berks in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. Its population at the 2010 census was 5,679 and a population density of 249 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 5,777 inhabitants.

Longswamp Quick Facts

Population : 5,777 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Pennsylvania (United States)
County : Berks County
Area : 22.8 km2
Altitude : 1,722 feet / 525 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 03:10:57 (21st May 2022)
Density : 253 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 1.7% (2010-2020)
Longswamp locator map
Location of Longswamp on Pennsylvania map.
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Longswamp Township Midday '2'
Longswamp Township  Midday '2' image

Geography

Longswamp is located at 40°29'53"N 75°39'18"W (40.4981500, -75.6549100).

Longswamp map

Demographics

The population of Longswamp increased by 1.7% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 5,679 - census
2011 5,668 -0.19% estimation process
2012 5,671 0.05% estimation process
2013 5,673 0.04% estimation process
2014 5,677 0.07% estimation process
2015 5,688 0.19% estimation process
2016 5,694 0.11% estimation process
2017 5,721 0.47% estimation process
2018 5,755 0.59% estimation process
2019 5,788 0.57% estimation process
2020 5,777 -0.19% estimation process

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People born in Longswamp (1)

American poet, known as the Poet Laureate of the Pennsylvania Dutch John Birmelin was born in Longswamp

Schools in Longswamp

College & universities near Longswamp, PA

Code Name City ZIP
457952 Metro Beauty Academy Allentown (PA) 18106
213349 Kutztown University of Pennsylvania Kutztown (PA) 19530-0730
213570 Lincoln Technical Institute-Allentown Allentown (PA) 18104-9889
211468 Cedar Crest College Allentown (PA) 18104-6196
214175 Muhlenberg College Allentown (PA) 18104

Stations (28)

Amtrak & bus stations near Longswamp, PA

Code Name Address Type
PAO Paoli 13 Lancaster Ave. RAIL
EXT Exton 425 Walkertown Road RAIL
DOW Downingtown West Lancaster Ave. and Stuart Ave. RAIL
COT Coatesville Third Ave. and Fleetwood St. RAIL
ARD Ardmore Station Road and Lancaster Ave. RAIL

Post offices near Longswamp

Post Office Name City ZIP
Mertztown Post Office Mertztown (PA) 19539
Topton Post Office Topton (PA) 19562
Albur Post Office Alburtis (PA) 18011
Breinigsvill Post Office Breinigsville (PA) 18031
Maxatawny Post Office Maxatawny (PA) 19538

Other cities in Berks County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Berks County , PA. (more)

City Name Population Title
Reading 88,217 County seat of Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
Muhlenberg 20,331 Township in Berks County, Pennsylvania
Bloomsburg 13,749 Town in Columbia County, Pennsylvania
Wyomissing 10,605 City in Pennsylvania, United States of America
Maxatawny 7,202 Township in Berks County, Pennsylvania
Shillington 5,300 Village and civil parish in Bedfordshire, UK
Colebrookdale 5,136 Township in Berks County, Pennsylvania
Birdsboro 5,128 Borough in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
Kutztown 5,070 City in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States of America
Whitfield 4,733 Town in Pennsylvania, USA
Hamburg 4,445 Borough in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
West Reading 4,294 Borough in Pennsylvania, United States
Lorane 4,236 Census designated place
Reiffton 4,178 Census designated place
Sinking Spring 4,095 Borough in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States
Fleetwood 4,095 Borough of Pennsylvania

Distance to Other Cities

Longswamp distances to largest Pennsylvania cities