Pottstown, Pennsylvania, United States Information And Events

Pottstown Pennsylvania, United States Information And Events
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Location: Pennsylvania, United States
Official Website: http://www.pottstown.org/
Coordinates: 40.2497° N, 75.6403° W

Pottstown Fun Facts

There were 9,111 households in Pottstown in the year 2008 according to data from United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

There were about 5,277 mortgages in Pottstown in the year 2008 according to data from United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Pottstown was laid out in 1752–53 and named Pottsgrove in honor of its founder, John Potts.

There were 10,418 addresses in Pottstown in the year 2008 according to data from United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

The unemployment rate of Pottstown was 4.37% in the year 2008.

List of airports near Pottstown:

  • Pottstown Municipal Airport
  • Pottstown Limerick Airport

Pottstown is serviced by Pottstown Municipal Airport, a general aviation airport, and a short distance from Pottstown is Pottstown Limerick Airport located in Limerick.

Modern-day Pottstown is established on land originally deeded to William Penn.

Pottstown is a borough in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States about 32 miles (55 km) northwest of Philadelphia and 15 miles (24 km) southeast of Reading, on the Schuylkill River. Pottstown was laid out in 1752–53 and named Pottsgrove in honor of its founder, John Potts. The old name was abandoned at the time of the incorporation as a borough in 1815. In 1888, the limits of the borough were considerably extended. Pottstown is the center of a productive farming and dairying region.

Pottstown's official website is http://www.pottstown.org/

Pottstown is located at 40°14′59″N 75°38′25″W / 40.24972°N 75.64028°W / 40.24972; -75.64028 (40.249690, -75.640262) .

There were about 232 foreclosures in Pottstown in the year 2008 according to data from United States Department of Housing and Urban Development.

Sample list of newspapers published in Pottstown:

  • The Mercury

Sample list of films shot in Pottstown:

  • Stake Land ( starring Kelly McGillis as Sister, Sean Nelson as Willie, Connor Paolo as Martin )

Sample list of famous people who were born in Pottstown:

  • Kyle Klaus ( Actor )
  • James Tunnicliffe ( Actor )
  • David Rambo ( Writer, Playwright, Actor and Television producer )
  • Saylor Creswell ( Actor )
  • Susan Dean ( Actor )
  • Billy B. Van ( Actor )
  • Daryl Hall ( Singer, Songwriter, Musician, Record producer, Keyboard Player, Guitarist and Actor )
  • Howard Missimer ( Actor )
  • Naomi Childers ( Actor )
  • Benjamin Markley Boyer ( Lawyer, Judge and Politician )
  • Julius Jeramiah Bihari ( Entrepreneur and Businessperson )
  • Lester Louis Bihari ( Entrepreneur )
  • Todd Hallowell ( Film Producer, Production Designer, Actor, Film Art Director and Film Director )
  • Aaron Beasley ( American football player )
  • Rian Wallace ( American football player )
  • Jack Deloplaine ( American football player )
  • Earl Strom
  • Don Strock ( American football player and Coach )
  • J. Lowell Stoltzfus
  • Buck Weaver ( Baseball player )
  • John R. Brooke
  • Dick Duden ( American football player )
  • Joel Erhardt
  • Nicole Barnhart ( Football player )
  • Jim Elliott
  • Tim Hennessey
  • Hugh High ( Baseball player )
  • Billy Shantz ( Baseball player )
  • Clinton S. Weiler
  • John Gilbert ( Baseball player )
  • Dave Ricketts ( Baseball player and Coach )
  • Bobby Shantz ( Baseball player )
  • Harry Gilbert ( Baseball player )
  • John Scheaffer
  • Jeffrey D. Erb
  • Bill Rotes
  • Dick Ricketts ( Baseball player )
  • George Fox ( Baseball player )
  • William H. Yohn, Jr. ( Judge )
  • Dennis Leh
  • Luther Cressman ( Anthropologist )
  • Bobby Marshman ( Race car driver )
  • William Hildenbrand
  • Dick Harter ( Coach )
  • Tim Bausher
  • George Seasholtz
  • Guy Kratzer
  • Earl Potteiger ( American football player )
  • Brett Eppehimer
  • Nick Eppehimer

Pottstown is a borough in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States about 32 miles (55 km) northwest of Philadelphia and 15 miles (24 km) southeast of Reading, on the Schuylkill River.

Pottstown's geo-coordinates are 40.2497° N, 75.6403° W.

Population of Pottstown was 22,510 in the year 2011.

Pottstown is located in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.

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