Founded in 1765 by Charles & Henry Shoemaker, Shoemakersville was incorporated as a Borough in 1921. Shoemakersville is located in northern Berks County on the east bank of the Schuylkill River. PA Route 61 passes through the borough, leading south 12 miles (19 km) to Reading, and north 4 miles (6 km) to Interstate 78 in Hamburg.

Shoemakersville has a total area of 0.58 square miles (1.5 km2), of which 0.023 square miles (0.06 km2), or 3.96%, is water. The population according to the 2010 census is 1,378.

Borough Office
115 East Ninth Street

Office Hours
Monday – Friday
8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Borough Secretary
Melissa Wagner

Print Friendly, PDF & Email
Upcoming Events

An update for residents concerning the water on the 600 block of Main St.
Several residents have contacted the office concerning the water and we thank you for your vigilance. Be assured that the Borough has been working to resolve the issue.

Since Main St was recently paved as part of a major improvement project, we wanted to be 100% certain that it was a water main issue and not a ground water problem due to the unusually high amount of rainfall we’ve had.

The last thing we want to do is dig up a recently paved road unless absolutely necessary.
We hope to have the issue resolved later this week or possibly early next week.
Any resident affected will be notified through our Code Red system.

Thank you for your patience.
... See MoreSee Less

View on Facebook