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Bressler, Pennsylvania
Fire station
Fire station
Location in Dauphin County and state of Pennsylvania.
Location in Dauphin County and state of Pennsylvania.
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Dauphin
Township Swatara
 • Total 0.31 sq mi (0.81 km2)
 • Land 0.31 sq mi (0.81 km2)
 • Water 0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
490 ft (150 m)
 • Total 1,437
 • Density 4,608/sq mi (1,779.0/km2)
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
FIPS code 42-08432
GNIS feature ID 1170204

Bressler is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) located in Swatara Township, Dauphin County, in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. The community was formerly part of the census-designated place of Bressler-Enhaut-Oberlin, before splitting into three separate CDPs for the 2010 census. As of the 2010 census the population of Bressler was 1,437.

Bressler is located in southern Dauphin County, in the southwestern part of Swatara Township. It is part of the Harrisburg–Carlisle Metropolitan Statistical Area. It is bordered to the south by the borough of Steelton, to the west by Enhaut, and to the north by Oberlin. It is 5 miles (8 km) southeast of downtown Harrisburg.


As of the 2010 United States Census, there were 1,437 people living in the CDP. The racial makeup of the CDP was 68.9% White, 17.6% Black, 0.1% Native American, 0.5% Asian, 0.1% from some other race and 2.5% from two or more races. 10.3% were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

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