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Damascus, Pennsylvania
Village
Village of Damascus
A curvy, paved road flanked by green trees on both sides.  A sign on the right side of the road reads "WELCOME TO PENNSYLVANIA."
"Welcome to Pennsylvania" sign on Pennsylvania Route 370 in Damascus.
Nickname(s): Shields Mills (historical)
Country United States
Commonwealth Pennsylvania
U.S. Congressional District PA-10
School District Wayne Highlands
Region I
County Wayne
Magisterial District 22-3-04
Township Damascus
Named for Damascus, Syria
Elevation 735 ft (224 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) Eastern Daylight (EDT) (UTC-4)
ZIP code 18415
Area code(s) 570
GNIS feature ID 1172912
FIPS code 42-127-18104-18096
Major Roads PA-371.svg
Waterways Beaverdam Creek, Delaware River

Damascus is a village in Damascus Township, Wayne County, Pennsylvania.

History

The Damascus Post Office has been in operation since January 24, 1824.


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