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Cacoosing, Pennsylvania

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Cacoosing, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
Cacoosing
Cacoosing
Coordinates: 40°20′59″N 76°0′29″W / 40.34972°N 76.00806°W / 40.34972; -76.00806Coordinates: 40°20′59″N 76°0′29″W / 40.34972°N 76.00806°W / 40.34972; -76.00806
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyBerks
TownshipSpring
Elevation
272 ft (83 m)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
Area code(s)610 and 484
GNIS feature ID1203206[1]

Cacoosing is an unincorporated community in Spring Township in Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States. Cacoosing is located along State Hill Road at the crossing of Cacoosing Creek.[1]

History

A post office called Cacoosing was established in 1878, and remained in operation until 1902.[2] The community was named for nearby Cacoosing Creek.[3]

References

  1. ^ a b "Cacoosing". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ "Berks County". Jim Forte Postal History. Archived from the original on 13 January 2016. Retrieved 1 December 2015.
  3. ^ "Some peculiar post office names in Berks". Reading Eagle. Nov 27, 1910. p. 11. Retrieved 2 December 2015.
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