Pottstown Tourism

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Pottstown is a borough in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania, United States about 40 miles (55 km) northwest of Philadelphia and 20 miles (32 km) southeast of Reading, on the Schuylkill River. Pottstown was laid out in 1752–53 and named Pottsgrove in honor of its founder, John Potts. The old name was abandoned at the time of the incorporation as a borough in 1815. In 1888, the limits of the borough were considerably extended. Pottstown is the center of a productive farming and dairying region. In the past, its iron and steel interests were very extensive. There were large rolling mills, furnaces, nail works, textile mills, bridge works, agricultural-implement works, boiler and machine shops, foundries, and manufactories of bricks, silks, shirts, hosiery, etc. In 1900, 13,696 people lived there; in 1910, 15,599; in 1920, 17,431; and in 1940, 20,194 people lived there. The population was 22,377 at the 2010 census. Pottstown is not to be confused with Pottsville, a city in Schuylkill County well known for being the home of the Yuengling brewery.

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If you are looking for travel information of Pottstown in United States, you've come to the right place. This city is located in the close proximity of a major city New York City, United States. Take a short trip from Pottstown and set some time aside to explore the New York City. Dotted with places like Empire State Building, Central Park, Statue Of Liberty; it will definitely be a good idea. A holiday in Pottstown can generally be of 1-2 days.

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Facts and Stats for Pottstown*

  • Living in Pottstown - Quality of Life

    • Cost of Living Index 74.99 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 66.67 (High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Pottstown

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Pottstown

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.5 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 29 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 70 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 38.33 USD

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