Zionsville, Pennsylvania

Zionsville, Pennsylvania

Zionsville, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Lehigh
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 18092
Area code(s) 610 & 484

Zionsville is a village mostly in Upper Milford Township, Lehigh County, and also in Lower Milford Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. Its zip code is 18092. The West Branch Hosensack Creek forms its natural SE boundary and drains it via the Hosensack Creek to the Perkiomen Creek in Palm.

Demographics

As of the 2010 census, the population of the 18092 zip code was 3,223. 97.1% of the population is white, 0.3% is black, 0.2% is Native American, and 1.1% is Asian.[1]

Education

Zionsville is part of the East Penn School District. Students in grades 9-12 attend Emmaus High School. Students in grades six through eight attend either Eyer Middle School or Lower Macungie Middle School. Towards the end of the village in Lower Milford, students attend Southern Lehigh School District. Students in grades 9-12 attend Southern Lehigh High School. It is also home to the historic Dillingersville Union School and Church, first built in 1735.[2]

Industry

The Lehigh Crane Iron Company once maintained a hematite mine in Zionsville, which was served by the north-to-south Perkiomen Branch of the Reading Railroad. This line remains active north from Pennsburg to Emmaus.

Post office closure

In January 2009, the Zionsville Post Office closed after the owners of the building in which the U.S. Postal Service was located refused to renew the lease. It served portions of Upper Milford, Lower Milford, and Hereford Townships, including the villages of Corning, Dillingersville, Hosensack, Powder Valley, Sigmund, and some Five Points, Berks County residents. The residents of the zip code 18092 have since been served by the Hereford Post Office, but allowed to maintain the use of "Zionsville 18092" as a legal part of their addresses. Zionsville PO Box customers have been hosted by the Old Zionsville Post Office while packages and certified mail that have to be signed for must be picked up in Hereford.[3][4]

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