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Blandon, Pennsylvania
Census-designated place
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Berks
Township Maidencreek
Elevation 381 ft (116 m)
Population (2010)
 • Total 7,152
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 19510
Area code(s) 610 and 484
GNIS feature ID 1169811

Blandon is a census-designated place in Maidencreek Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is located at the junction of Pennsylvania Route 73 and Park Road. As of the 2010 census, the population was 7,152 residents. Third Rail bar and restaurant is located in Blandon.

History

A post office called Blandon has been in operation since 1862. Sources differ whether the community was named for H. Willis Bland, a county judge, or for Robert Bland, an original owner of the town site.


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