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Kelayres, Pennsylvania
Kelayres Post Office
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Kelayres, Pennsylvania is located in Pennsylvania
Kelayres, Pennsylvania
Kelayres, Pennsylvania
Location in Pennsylvania
Kelayres, Pennsylvania is located in the United States
Kelayres, Pennsylvania
Kelayres, Pennsylvania
Location in the United States
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Schuylkill
Township Kline
1,752 ft (534 m)
 • Total 533
Time zone UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST) UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP code
Area code(s) 570 and 272 (570 Exchange: 929)
GNIS feature ID 1178312

Kelayres, Pennsylvania is a census-designated place in Kline Township, Schuylkill County on Broad Mountain just west of McAdoo. Reservoir Number 8 is just west of Kelayres and drains northward into the Catawissa Creek, a tributary of the Susquehanna River. It is served by the Hazleton Area School District. The local pronunciation of the village is "Key-lar-es" and its ZIP code is 18231. As of the 2010 census the population was 533 residents. Kelayres is in Area Code 570, served by the 929 McAdoo exchange.


The Hazleton Area School District operates public schools, including the McAdoo-Kelayres Elementary-Middle School in McAdoo. All Kelayres residents are zoned to the Hazleton Area High School in Hazle Township.


Kelayres is the southern terminus of Hazleton Public Transit bus route 20. In McAdoo a connection may be made with Schuylkill Transportation System.

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