Desire, Pennsylvania facts for kids
|Elevation||1,519 ft (463 m)|
|Time zone||Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)|
|• Summer (DST)||EDT (UTC-4)|
|GNIS feature ID||1173179|
A post office was established at Desire in 1898, and remained in operation until 1923. The origin of the name "Desire" is obscure. Journalist William A. White visited Desire in 1953 and wrote "there is nothing sensational about the name Desire". White described the community as having a few houses, a gas station, and a post office named Desire.
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