Butztown, Pennsylvania facts for kids
House in Butztown
|Elevation||358 ft (109 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|Area code(s)||610 and 484|
|GNIS feature ID||1213157|
Butztown is an unincorporated community in Bethlehem Township, Northampton County, Pennsylvania, located just northeast of Bethlehem. Easton Avenue connects it with the city and with Highway 33 to the east. Butztown uses the Bethlehem ZIP code of 18020.
George Butz erected a grist mill along Nancy Run (a tributary of the Lehigh River) in 1806 and, after a number of homes were built nearby, the place became known as Butztown. R.T. Schweitzer later purchased the mill on the Nancy Run, which stood near the Butztown Hotel, which became the Keystone Pub in 2000.
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