Camptown, Pennsylvania

Camptown is an unincorporated community in Bradford County, Pennsylvania, United States.[1] The community is located at the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 409 and Pennsylvania Route 706 4.6 miles (7.4 km) north-northeast of Wyalusing. Camptown has a post office with ZIP code 18815.[2][3]

Camptown, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
Camptown is located in Pennsylvania
Camptown
Camptown
Coordinates: 41°43′52″N 76°14′05″W / 41.73111°N 76.23472°W / 41.73111; -76.23472Coordinates: 41°43′52″N 76°14′05″W / 41.73111°N 76.23472°W / 41.73111; -76.23472
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyBradford
Elevation
751 ft (229 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
18815
Area code(s)272 & 570
GNIS feature ID1171144[1]

Popular cultureEdit

The town is known as the inspiration for the minstrel song Camptown Races by Stephen Foster.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Camptown". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ United States Postal Service. "USPS - Look Up a ZIP Code". Retrieved August 15, 2017.
  3. ^ "Postmaster Finder - Post Offices by ZIP Code". United States Postal Service. Retrieved August 15, 2017.
  4. ^ Another 'Doo-dah-day' in Camptown. (1982, September 10). UPI Archive: Domestic News. Access date 21 May 2016. Access provided by the University of Pittsburgh