Lehigh County is a county in the eastern part of Pennsylvania. The 2000 US Census estimated the county's population at 312,090. The county seat is Allentown, Pennsylvania. Lehigh County was formed in 1812 when Northampton county was split into two counties. Lehigh County is named after the Lehigh River. Lehigh County, PA includes the city of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania along with six boroughs and 14 townships. Allentown, Pennsylvania is a city with an estimated population of 105,090. It is the county seat of Lehigh County in eastern Pennsylvania and the Lehigh River passes through it. It is part of the Great Appalachian Valley. The city was first known as Northampton but was later renamed Allentown in around 1836. Allentown was founded in 1762 by William Allen. Allentown became a borough in 1811 and a city in 1867. Allentown is the largest city in the Lehigh Valley. The Lehigh Valley is a metropolitan region consisting of Lehigh, Northampton and Carbon counties along with Warren County on the western side of New Jersey. As of 2008, the Lehigh Valley has an estimated population of 808,210. The Lehigh Valley represents the third most populated region of Pennsylvania after Philadelphia and Pittsburgh. Allentown is home to several well known colleges and universities such as Muhlenberg College, Cedar Crest College, Allentown College of St. Francis de Sales, United Wesleyan College and the branch campus of Penn State Allentown (Fogelsville). Well known neighboring companies include Air Products, PP&L, Knafo Law Offices, General Electric, Lucent Technologies, Dorney Park, Crayola, Rodale Press, Just Born, Mack Trucks, Olympus Corporation, Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network, St. Luke's Hospital and others. Top Employers: 1. Lehigh Valley Hospital 2. St. Luke's Hospital 3. Air Products and Chemicals 4. U.S. Government 5. GIANT 6. PPL Corporation 7. Sodexo 8. B. Braun 9. Lehigh University 10. Walmart 11. Wergmans 12. Guardian Life Insurance 13. Wells Fargo 14. Northampton Community College 15. HCR Manor Care 16. Hartford Financial Services 17. Sacred Heart Healthcare System 18. Easton Hospital 19. Lehigh Carbon Community College 20. T-Mobile 21. Walgreens 22. KidsPeace 23. Crayola 24. Good Shepherd Rehabilitation Network 25. Weis Markets 26. Lutron Electronics 27. Mack Trucks 28. Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom 29. Olympus 30. Victaulic Co. 31. Lafayette College 32. LSI 33. Receivable Management Services 34. Majestic Athletic 35. Aetna Services 36. J.C. Penney 37. Home Depot 38. Bosch Rexroth 39. C.F. Martin & Co. 40. Rodale 41. Bon-Ton 42. The Morning Call 43. Just Born Television: 1. WBPH-TV 2. WFMZ-TV 3. WLVT-TV 4. PBS Newspapers: 1. The Morning Call 2. The Express Times 3. Pulse Weekly 4. Lehigh Valley Magazine 5. Al Dia 6. El Torero 7. La Cronica 8. El Hispano Colleges and Universities: 1. Muhlenberg College, Allentown, PA 2. DeSales University, Center Valley, PA 3. Lafayette College, Easton, PA 4. Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA 5. Moravian College, Bethlehem, PA 6. Penn State Lehigh Valley, Fogelsville, PA 8. Lehigh Carbon Community College, LCCC, Allentown, Schnecksville and Carbon County 9. Lehigh Valley College, Allentown, PA 10. Northampton Community College, NCCC, Bethlehem Township and Monroe County. High Schools: 1. Allen High School, (William Allen) Allentown, PA 2. Allentown Central Catholic High School, Allentown, PA 3. Bangor Area High School, Upper Mount Bethel Township, PA 4. Bethlehem Catholic High School, Bethlehem, PA 5. Catasauqua High School, Catasauqua, PA 6. Dieruff High School, Allentown, PA 7. Easton Area High School, Easton, PA 8. Freedom High School, Bethlehem, PA 9. Lehigh Valley Christian High School, Allentown, PA 10. Liberty High School, Bethlehem, PA 11. Moravian Academy, Bethlehem, PA 12. Nazareth Area High School, Nazareth, PA 13. Northampton Area High School, Northampton, PA 14. Northern Lehigh High School, Slatington, PA 15. Northwestern Lehigh High School, Slatington, PA 16. Notre Dame High School, Bethlehem, PA 17. Parkland High School, South Whitehall Township, PA 18. Pen Argyl Area High School, Pen Argyl, PA 19. Phillipsburg High School, Phillipsburg, NJ 20. Pius X High School, Bangor, PA 21. Roberto Clemente Charter School, Allentown, PA 22. Salisbury High School, Salisbury Township, PA 23. Saucon Valley High School, Hellertown, PA 24. Southern Lehigh High School, Center Valley, PA 25. Whitehall High School, Whitehall, PA 26. Wilson Area High School, Wilson, PA Sports Teams and Arenas:

  • Philadelphia Eagles, Lincoln Financial Field, Philadelphia, PA

  • Philadelphia Phillies, Citizens Bank Park, Philadelphia, PA

  • Philadelphia Flyers, Wachovia Center, Philadelphia, PA

  • Philadelphia 76ers, Wachovia Center, Philadelphia, PA

  • Lehigh Valley IronPigs, Coca-Cola Park, Allentown, PA

  • Lehigh Valley Outlawz, Continental Indoor Football League, Stabler Arena, Bethlehem, PA

  • Pennsylvania Stoners, J. Birney Crum Stadium, Allentown, PA

  • Philadelphia Force, Bicentennial Park, Allentown, PA

  • Northampton Laurels, J. Birney Crum Stadium, Allentown, PA

  • Lehigh University, Stabler Arena, Bethlehem, PA

  • J. Birney Crum Stadium, Allentown, PA

  • Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, PA

  • Zoellner Arts Center, Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA

  • Williams Center for the Arts, Lafayette College, Easton, PA

  • Dorney Park, Allentown, PA

  • Crayola Factory, Easton, PA

  • Blue Mountain Ski Area, Danielsville, PA

  • Bear Creek Ski and Recreation Area, Macungie, PA

  • Pocono Raceway, Pocono 500, Pocono, PA

  • Sands Casino, Bethlehem, PA

  • Dutch Springs, Bethlehem, Lower Nazareth Townshiop, PA

  • Musikfest, Bethlehem, PA

  • Great Allentown Fair, Allentown, PA

  • Mayfair, Allentown, PA

  • Celtic Classic, Bethlehem, PA

  • Steel Ice Center, Bethlehem, PA

  • The Rink, Whitehall, PA

  • Lehigh Valley Mall, Whitehall, PA

  • Whitehall Mall, Whitehall, PA

  • Palmer Park Mall, Palmer, PA

  • South Mall, Allentown, PA

  • Westgate Mall, Bethlehem, PA

  • Promenade Shops, Upper Saucon Township, PA

Air Transportation:
  • Lehigh Valley International Airport, Hanover Township, PA

  • Queen City Municipal Airport, Allentown, PA

  • Philadelphia International Airport, Philadelphia, PA

  • Newark International Airport, Newark, NJ

Bus Transportation:
  • Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority, LANTA

  • New Jersey Transit

  • Carl Bieber Tourways

  • Trans-Bridge Lines

  • Interstate 78 (I-78)

  • Pennsylvania Route 309

  • U.S. Route 22

  • Pennsylvania Route 33

  • Interstate 476, Northeast extension, Pennsylvania Turnpike

  • Pennsylvania Route 145, (PA 145), MacArthur Road

  • Cedar Crest Boulevard

  • Lehigh Street

  • Tilghman Street

  • Hamilton Street

  • Pennsylvania Route 100

  • Route 222

  • Airport Road

  • Hanover Avenue

  • Route 29

  • Route 143

  • Route 145 (MacArthur Road)

  • Route 329

  • Route 378

  • Route 863

  • Route 873

  • Route 987

  • Cities in Lehigh County:

  • Allentown, PA

  • Bethlehem, PA (Part of Bethlehem is in Northampton County, PA)

Boroughs in Lehigh County:
  • Alburtis, PA

  • Catasauqua, PA

  • Coopersburg, PA

  • Coplay, PA

  • Emmaus, PA

  • Fountain Hill, PA

  • Macungie, PA

  • Slatington, PA

Townships in Lehigh County:
  • Hanover Township, PA

  • Heidelberg Township, PA

  • Lower Macungie Township, PA

  • Lower Milford Township, PA

  • Lowhill Township, PA

  • Lynn Township, PA

  • North Whitehall Township, PA

  • Salisbury Township, PA

  • South Whitehall Township, PA

  • Upper Macungie Township, PA

  • Upper Milford Township, PA

  • Upper Saucon Township, PA

  • Washington Township, PA

  • Weisenberg Township, PA

  • Whitehall Township

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