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Rehrersburg is a census-designated place[2] in Tulpehocken Township in northwestern Berks County, Pennsylvania, near PA Route 419. The community was founded on April 4, 1803, by John Jacob Rehrer. Residents celebrated the town's bicentennial on Saturday, September 20, 2003. As of the 2010 census, the population was 319 residents.[3]

Rehrersburg, Pennsylvania
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Rehrersburg is located in Pennsylvania
Rehrersburg
Rehrersburg
Rehrersburg is located in the United States
Rehrersburg
Rehrersburg
Coordinates: 40°27′27″N 76°14′40″W / 40.45750°N 76.24444°W / 40.45750; -76.24444Coordinates: 40°27′27″N 76°14′40″W / 40.45750°N 76.24444°W / 40.45750; -76.24444
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyBerks
TownshipTulpehocken
Elevation
581 ft (177 m)
Population
 (2010)
 • Total319
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
19550
Area code(s)717
GNIS feature ID1184867[1]

In 1818, the sixth post office in the county opened in Rehrersburg. Rehrersburg's ZIP code is 19550.

John Jacob Rehrer was the son of Johan Gottfried Rehrer and Maria Magdalena (Etschberger) Rehrer. Many descendants of the Rehrer family still reside in Rehrersburg.

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  1. ^ "Rehrersburg". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ https://www.census.gov/2010census/
  3. ^ https://www.census.gov/#

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