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Conestoga, Pennsylvania

Conestoga, Pennsylvania
census-designated place
Conestoga, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Conestoga, Pennsylvania
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Lancaster
Population (2010)
 • Total 1,258
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP codes 17516
GNIS feature ID 1172302[1]

Conestoga, Pennsylvania is a small community in and census-designated place in Conestoga Township in Lancaster County, Pennsylvania in the United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 1,258 residents. Although it is unincorporated, Conestoga has a post office with the ZIP code 17516.

History

Conestoga was first called Conestoga Manor by William Penn.[2] The name came from the Safe Harbor power station.[4] Conestoga is also home to Turkey Hill Dairy.

References

  1. ^ U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Conestoga, Pennsylvania
  2. ^ a b Conestoga, PA
  3. ^ "Early history". Reading Eagle. Jun 9, 1896. p. 25. Retrieved 18 October 2015. 
  4. ^ Remarks at the Safe Harbor Water Power Corporation in Conestoga, Pennsylvania - Transcript
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