Defining the Schwenksville Community
Schwenksville Borough is a small part of what is considered by most people to be Schwenksville. For new residents to the community, contractors applying for permits and new businesses with a Schwenksville 19473 Zip Code, Schwenksville is home or work. However, while the entirety of Schwenksville Borough is serviced by the Schwenksville Zip Code 19473, there also are seven (7) other municipalities that in part are included in the zip code. Parts of Lower Frederick, Upper Frederick, Upper Salford, Lower Salford, Perkiomen Township, Limerick Township and Skippack Township are serviced by the Schwenksville zip code 19473. These neighboring municipalities help make up the Schwenksville Community and contribute to the vibrant, historic and beautiful region of Montgomery County, Pennsylvania.
The Borough boundaries stretch from just north of the Route 73 Bridge to just north of Woodland Avenue on the west side of Main Street/Route 29 and just north of Park Avenue on the east side of Main Street. Limerick Road, Smith Road and Mine Hill Road are border roads to the west and the Perkiomen Creek marks the border to the east. In all, Schwenksville Borough is less than one square mile in size and is home to approximately 1,385 people. At the H.E.A.R.T. of the Schwenksville Community is Schwenksville Borough’s Main Street. The acronym stands for Historic, Engaging, Authentic, Recreational and Timeless and refers specifically to a section of Main Street in the center of the Borough, between Perkiomen Avenue and Centennial Street, where many of the Borough’s historic properties, government offices, museums and recreational facilities are located.
Located in Schwenksville Borough is the Schwenksville Post Office, Univest Bank, The Schwenksville Library, Perkiomen Trail Heads, Meadow Park and public boat ramp, the Main Street Plaza, Schwenksville Elementary School, Heidelberg UCC Church, Jerusalem Lutheran Church, New Eden Fellowship and several civic clubs as well as multiple small businesses. In 2020 the Schwenksville Borough Community Room will open up at 300 Main Street. Beyond the Borough limits, the Schwenksville Community is rich with recreational opportunities that includes destinations such as Spring Mountain Resort, Pennypacker Mills, the Central Perkiomen Ball Fields, the Perkiomen Trail, Central Perkiomen Park and the Perkiomen Watershed Association and Philadelphia Folk Fest.