District Township, Pennsylvania

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District Township is a township in eastern Berks County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 1,449 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 11.6 square miles (30.2 km²), all of it land. It is drained by the Schuylkill River via the Manatawny Creek and the Perkiomen Creek via the West Branch Perkiomen Creek, which starts in the township. District Township is located in the South Mountains and its elevations range from over 600 feet to over 1,000 feet. Its only two villages are Fredericksville and Landis Store.

Adjacent townships

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 1,449 people, 522 households, and 416 families residing in the township. The population density was 124.4 people per square mile (48.0/km²). There were 548 housing units at an average density of 47.0/sq mi (18.2/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 99.03% White, 0.41% African American, 0.21% Native American, 0.07% Asian, 0.14% from other races, and 0.14% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.41% of the population.

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