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Encyclopedia > Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
Seal of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
Map
Map of Pennsylvania highlighting Lehigh County
Location in the state of Pennsylvania
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Pennsylvania's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded March 6, 1812
Seat Allentown
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

902 km² (349 mi²)
898 km² (347 mi²)
4 km² (2 mi²), 0.48%
Population
 - (2000)
 - Density

312,090
348/km² 
Website: www.lehighcounty.org

Lehigh County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. It was formed in 1812 from parts of Northampton County. As of 2000, the population of the county is 312,090. Its county seat is Allentown6. Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Map_of_Pennsylvania_highlighting_Lehigh_County. ... Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... Image File history File links Map_of_USA_PA.svg‎ File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Pennsylvania ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Nickname: Motto: Sic Semper Tyrannis Pennsylvanias location in the United States Allentowns location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Lehigh Founded 1762 Government  - Mayor Ed Pawlowski Area  - City  18. ... Area is a physical quantity expressing the size of a part of a surface. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ... 2000 US Census logo The Twenty-Second United States Census, known as Census 2000 and conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States on April 1, 2000, to be 281,421,906, an increase of 13. ... Population density by country, 2006 Population density is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume. ... A county is generally a sub-unit of regional self-government within a sovereign jurisdiction. ... Federal courts Supreme Court Circuit Courts of Appeal District Courts Elections Presidential elections Midterm elections Political Parties Democratic Republican Third parties State & Local government Governors Legislatures (List) State Courts Local Government Other countries Atlas  Politics Portal      A U.S. state is any one of the fifty subnational entities of the... Capital Harrisburg Largest city Philadelphia Area  Ranked 33rd  - Total 46,055 sq mi (119,283 km²)  - Width 280 miles (455 km)  - Length 160 miles (255 km)  - % water 2. ... For the overture by Tchaikovsky, see 1812 Overture; For the wars, see War of 1812 (USA - United Kingdom) or Patriotic War of 1812 (France - Russia) For the Siberia Airlines plane crashed over the Black Sea on October 4, 2001, see Siberia Airlines Flight 1812 1812 was a leap year starting... Location in the state of Pennsylvania Formed 1752 Seat Easton Area  - Total  - Water 977 km² (377 mi²) 9 km² (4 mi²) 0. ... A county seat is a term for an administrative center for a county, primarily used in the United States. ... Nickname: Motto: Sic Semper Tyrannis Pennsylvanias location in the United States Allentowns location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Lehigh Founded 1762 Government  - Mayor Ed Pawlowski Area  - City  18. ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ...


Lehigh County is named after the Lehigh River, which runs through the county's two largest cities, Allentown and Bethlehem. It is located in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, in the eastern part of the state. Lehigh River watershed Forest Scene on the Lehigh River in Pennsylvania. ... Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania Counties Lehigh and Northampton Founded 1741  - Mayor John B. Callahan Area    - City  19. ... Counties comprising the Lehigh Valley region of eastern Pennsylvania The Lehigh Valley (also known simply as The Valley) is a region in eastern Pennsylvania, in the United States. ...

Contents

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 902 km² (348 mi²). 898 km² (347 mi²) of it is land and 4 km² (2 mi²) of it (0.48%) is water. The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ... A square metre (US spelling: square meter) is by definition the area enclosed by a square with sides each 1 metre long. ... A square mile is an English unit of area equal to that of a square with sides each 1 statute mile (≈1,609 m) in length. ...


Adjacent counties

Carbon County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania. ... Location in the state of Pennsylvania Formed 1752 Seat Easton Area  - Total  - Water 977 km² (377 mi²) 9 km² (4 mi²) 0. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Berks County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Schuylkill County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania on the Schuylkill River. ...

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 312,090 people, 121,906 households, and 82,164 families residing in the county. The population density was 348/km² (900/mi²). There were 128,910 housing units at an average density of 144/km² (372/mi²). The racial makeup of the county was 87.02% White, 3.56% Black or African American, 0.18% Native American, 2.10% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 5.28% from other races, and 1.83% from two or more races. 10.22% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race. 1870 US Census for New York City A census is the process of obtaining information about every member of a population (not necessarily a human population). ... The following is a list of sources used in the creation of encyclopedia articles on various geographic topics and locations, such as cities, counties, states, and countries. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ...


There were 121,906 households out of which 30.60% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.00% were married couples living together, 10.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 32.60% were non-families. 27.10% of all households were made up of individuals and 11.20% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.48 and the average family size was 3.02. “Spouse” redirects here. ...


In the county, the population was spread out with 23.90% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 29.20% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 15.80% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 38 years. For every 100 females there were 93.20 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.60 males.


Politics

As of May 2007, there are 204,263 registered voters in Lehigh County [1]. May 2007 is the fifth month of that year. ...

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Famous people from Lehigh County

Lehigh County is the birthplace of several famous Americans, including:

Charles Philip Bednarik (born May 1, 1925 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) (a. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The Pro Football Hall of Fame is the hall of fame of the National Football League (NFL). ... Stephen Vincent Benét (July 22, 1898 – March 13, 1943) was a United States author, poet, short story writer and novelist. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... Bones is an American drama television series that premiered on the Fox Network on September 13, 2005. ... H.D. in the mid 1910s Hilda Doolitle(September 10, 1886, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States – September 27, 1961, Zürich, Switzerland), prominently known only by her initials H.D., was an American poet, novelist and memoirist. ... Charles Charlie Dent (born May 24, 1960 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is a Republican Member of Congress, representing the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania. ... A Congressman or Congresswoman (generically, Congressperson) is a politician who is a member of a Congress. ... This article needs additional references or sources for verification. ... Lido Anthony Lee Iacocca (born October 15, 1924) is an American industrialist most commonly known for his revival of the Chrysler brand in the 1980s when he was the CEO. Among the most widely recognized businessmen in the world, he was a passionate advocate of U.S. business exports during... For other uses, including the Chrysler Brand, see Chrysler (disambiguation). ... Keith Jarrett (born May 8, 1945 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is an American pianist and composer. ... Michael Johns (born September 8, 1964 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is an American health care executive, former federal government of the United States official and conservative policy analyst and writer. ... For other uses, see White House (disambiguation). ... Carson Lee Kressley (born November 11, 1969 in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania) is the fashion expert on the American television program Queer Eye, where he is one of the shows Fab Five members. ... This article is about the U.S. cable network. ... Queer Eye for the Straight Guy is an hour-long American television series that premiered on the Bravo cable television network on July 15, 2003, and promptly became both a surprise hit (at least by the standards of cable TV) and one of the most talked-about television programs of... Matthew George Millen (born March 12, 1958 in Hokendauqua, Pennsylvania) Punisher was here Prior to assuming leadership of the Detroit Lions in 2001, Millen was a professional football linebacker for the Oakland Raiders, the San Francisco 49ers and the Washington Redskins of the NFL. In Millens 12-year NFL... City Oakland, California Other nicknames The Silver and Black Team colors Silver and Black Head Coach Lane Kiffin Owner Al Davis General manager Al Davis League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960–1969) Western Division (1960–1969) National Football League (1970–present) American Football Conference (1970–present) AFC West (1970... City San Francisco, California Other nicknames Niners, The Red And Gold, Bay Bombers Team colors Cardinal red, metallic gold and black Head Coach Mike Nolan Owner Denise DeBartolo York and John York General manager Lal Heneghan Mascot Sourdough Sam League/Conference affiliations All-America Football Conference (1946-1949) Western Division... For other uses, see Redskins (disambiguation). ... City Detroit, Michigan Team colors Honolulu Blue, Silver, and Black Head Coach Rod Marinelli Owner William Clay Ford, Sr. ... Andre Reed (born January 29, 1964 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is a former professional American football player who played wide receiver in the NFL for 16 seasons, 15 with the Buffalo Bills (1985-1999) and one with the Washington Redskins (2000). ... City Orchard Park, New York Team colors Navy blue, light blue, Red, light Red, White, Royal, and Nickel Head Coach Dick Jauron Owner Ralph Wilson General manager Marv Levy Mascot Billy Buffalo League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960-1969) Eastern Division (1960-1969) National Football League (1970–present) American... For other uses, see Redskins (disambiguation). ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... The CW Television Network, casually referred to as The CW, or most recently as The New CW (due to it being a new network) is a television network in the United States launched during the 2006 television season. ... This article is about the Veronica Mars television series. ... 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Cartoon Network (commonly abbreviated as CN) is a cable television network created by Turner Broadcasting which primarily shows animated programming. ... Aqua Teen Hunger Force (also known as ATHF) is an American animated television series shown on Cartoon Network as part of its Adult Swim late-night programming block, as well as Teletoon in Canada. ... Christine Joan Taylor (born July 30, 1971) is an American actress. ... Benjamin Edward Stiller (born November 30, 1965 ) is an Emmy-winning American comedian, actor, film producer and director. ... Lauren Weisberger (born March 28, 1977 in Scranton, Pennsylvania) is an American novelist and author of the 2003 bestseller The Devil Wears Prada, a speculated roman à clef of her time as a put-upon assistant to Vogue editor-in-chief Anna Wintour. ... The Devil Wears Prada (2003) is a best selling novel by Lauren Weisberger about a young woman who, freshly graduated from college, is hired as a personal assistant to a powerful fashion magazine editor, a job that becomes hellish as she struggles to keep up with her bosss capricious... John E. Walsh (born December 26, 1945 in Auburn, New York) is the host of the TV show Americas Most Wanted. ...

Municipalities

Map of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania with Municipal Labels showing Cities and Boroughs (red), Townships (white), and Census-designated places (blue).
Map of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania with Municipal Labels showing Cities and Boroughs (red), Townships (white), and Census-designated places (blue).

Under Pennsylvania law, there are four types of incorporated municipalities: cities, boroughs, townships, and, in at most two cases, towns. The following cities, boroughs and townships are located in Lehigh County: Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... List of cities in Pennsylvania, arranged in alphabetical order. ... List of towns and boroughs in Pennsylvania, arranged in alphabetical order. ... List of towns and boroughs in Pennsylvania, arranged in alphabetical order. ...


Cities

Nickname: Motto: Sic Semper Tyrannis Pennsylvanias location in the United States Allentowns location in Pennsylvania Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania County Lehigh Founded 1762 Government  - Mayor Ed Pawlowski Area  - City  18. ... Coordinates: Country United States State Pennsylvania Counties Lehigh and Northampton Founded 1741  - Mayor John B. Callahan Area    - City  19. ...

Boroughs

Alburtis is a borough located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... Catasauqua is a borough in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, settled in 1805 and chartered as a borough in 1853. ... Coopersburg is a borough in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Coplay is a borough in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, six miles (10 km) northwest of Allentown where the Lehigh Coal and Navigation Canal once existed. ... Emmaus is a borough in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Fountain Hill is a borough located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... Macungie is a borough located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Slatington is a borough located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ...

Townships

Census-designated places are geographical areas designated by the U.S. Census Bureau for the purposes of compiling demographic data. They are not actual jurisdictions under Pennsylvania law. Other unincorporated communities, such as villages, may be listed here as well. Hanover Township is a township located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... Heidelberg Township is a township located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... Lower Macungie Township is a township in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Lower Milford Township is a township located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... Lowhill Township is a township located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... Lynn Township is a township located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... North Whitehall Township is a township located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... Salisbury Township is a township located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... South Whitehall Township is a township located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... Upper Macungie Township is a township located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... Upper Milford Township is a township located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Upper Saucon Township is a township located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... Washington Township is a township located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... Weisenberg Township is a township located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... Whitehall Township is a township in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... A census-designated place (CDP) is an area identified by the United States Census Bureau for statistical reporting. ... The United States Census Bureau (officially Bureau of the Census as defined in Title ) is a part of the United States Department of Commerce. ...


Census-designated places

Ancient Oaks is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lower Macungie Township, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Fullerton is a census-designated place located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... Hokendauqua is a census-designated place located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... Schnecksville is a census-designated place (CDP) in North Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ...

Notable Villages

Breinigsville, Pennsylvania, USA is located in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania about a mile west of Trexlertown and several miles west of Allentown. ... Center Valley is an unincorporated town one mile north of Coopersburg, Pennsylvania at the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 309 and Pennsylvania Route 378 in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Dorneyville is a town located in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, USA. The town is located between Allentown, Pennsylvania and Trexlertown, Pennsylvania. ... Fogelsville is a suburban town in Lehigh County in Eastern Pennsylvania. ... Kuhnsville is a small community in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... Lanark is a small village located at Upper Saucon Township in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... Neffs is a small village in North Whitehall Township in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... New Tripoli is a small rural town in eastern Pennsylvania, located near the intersection of state route 309 and state route 143 in Lehigh County. ... Orefield is a small Lehigh County, Pennsylvania town along PA route 309. ... Pleasant Corners is an unincorporated community located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania at the intersections of Pennsylvania State Route 100 and Pennsylvania State Route 309, in the United States. ... Shimerville is an unincorporated community in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania located on Pennsylvania State Route 100 and Pennsylvania State Route 29. ... Summit Lawn is a village in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... Breinigsville, Pennsylvania, USA is located in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania about a mile west of Trexlertown and several miles west of Allentown. ... Vera Cruz is a small village to the south of Emmaus, Pennsylvania, in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Wescosville is an unincorporated town located in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, United States. ...

Education

4-Year Colleges and Universities

Cedar Crest College is a private liberal arts college for women located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... DeSales University is a private catholic university for men and women, located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Muhlenberg College is a private liberal arts college located in west-side Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Penn State Lehigh Valley is a commonwealth campus of Pennsylvania State University located in Fogelsville, Pennsylvania, just outside of Allentown in the Lehigh Valley area of the state. ...

2-Year Colleges and Technical Institutes

  • Baum School of Art, Allentown
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College - Donley Center, Allentown
  • Lehigh Carbon Community College - Main Campus, Schnecksville
  • Lehigh Valley College, Center Valley
  • Lincoln Technical Institute, Allentown

The Baum School of Art is a non-profit community art school located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Lehigh Valley College is a community college near Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ...

Public school districts and schools

Map of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania School Districts
Map of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania School Districts

Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... The Allentown School District is located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... William Allen High School is a public high school located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Louis E. Dieruff High School (typically referred to as Dieruff High School) is a public high school located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Freedom High School is a public high school in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Liberty High School is a public high school located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... The East Penn School District is a school district based in Emmaus, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Emmaus High School is a public high school located in Emmaus, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Eyer Middle School is a public middle school located in Macungie, Pennsylvania, in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Lower Macungie Middle School is a public middle school located in Macungie, Pennsylvania, in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... The Northern Lehigh School District is a public school district with offices in Slatington, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Northern Lehigh High School is a public high school located in Slatington, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Northwestern Lehigh School District is a public school district in the northwestern corner of Lehigh County, in Pennsylvania. ... Parkland School District lies just outside of Allentown, Pennsylvania in the heart of the Lehigh Valley. ... Parkland High School, located in South Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania, United States, is a public high school serving students in grades 9 to 12. ... Southern Lehigh High School is a high school based in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA. Approximately 1,000 students attend. ... Whitehall High School is a public high school, based in Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania, in Pennsylvanias Lehigh Valley region, in the United States. ...

Non-public high schools and charter schools

Allentown Central Catholic High School is a parochial school located at 301 North Fourth Street in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Lehigh Valley Christian High School (LVCHS) is a private, parochial, high school located in Allentown, Pennsylvania. ... Roberto Clemente Charter School is a Title I charter school located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ...

Transportation

Air transportation

Air transport to and from Lehigh County is available through Lehigh Valley International Airport (IATA: ABE, ICAO: KABE). Lehigh Valley International Airport (IATA: ABE, ICAO: KABE), formerly Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton International Airport, is a public airport in Hanover Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... An IATA airport code, also known an IATA location identifier, IATA station code or simply a location identifier [1], is a three-letter code designating many airports around the world, defined by the International Air Transport Association (IATA). ... The ICAO (IPA pronunciation: ) airport code or location indicator is a four-letter alphanumeric code designating each airport around the world. ...


Bus transportation

Public bus service in Lehigh County is available through the Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority, known as LANTA. LANTA, the Lehigh and Northampton Transportation Authority, provides public, fixed-route bus service throughout Lehigh County and Northampton County, in Pennsylvania, United States. ...


Road transportation

Interstates

This Interstate Highway article needs to be cleaned up to conform to both a higher standard of article quality and accepted design standards outlined in the WikiProject U.S. Interstate Highways. ... It has been suggested that The North Eastern Extension be merged into this article or section. ... This Pennsylvania state route article needs to be cleaned up to conform to both a higher standard of article quality and accepted design standards outlined in the WikiProject Pennsylvania State Highways. ...

US Highway System

Signs for U-turn ramps on US 22 in Union County, New Jersey United States Highway 22, an east-west route, is one of the original United States highways of 1926. ... U.S. Route 222 is a spur of U.S. Route 22. ...

Pennsylvania Highway System

Pennsylvania Route 29 is a north-south state highway that runs through most of eastern Pennsylvania. ... Pennsylvania Route 100 is a Pennsylvania highway that runs north and south for 67 miles throughout the eastern part of the state. ... Pennsylvania Route 143 is a 21 mile long state highway in Pennsylvania. ... PA Route 145 is a highway that runs 21 miles in Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... PA Route 309 is a highway which runs for 132 miles (212 km) through Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States. ... PA Route 329 is a Pennsylvania highway which runs for 14 miles through Lehigh and Northampton counties. ... Shield for the former Interstate 378 Pennsylvania Route 378 is a north-to-south road in Lehigh and Northampton Counties. ... Pennsylvania Route 873 is a north-south, two-lane road mainly located in northern Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... Pennsylvania Route 987 is a state highway in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, running north from U.S. Route 22 past Lehigh Valley International Airport to Pennsylvania Route 946. ...

Other roads

Cedar Crest Boulevard is a major north-south highway in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ...

Lehigh County media

The Lehigh County is part of the Philadelphia broadcast media market, though numerous New York City radio and television stations also are available in Allentown and its suburbs. Lehigh County-based media include The Morning Call, a daily newspaper in Allentown, and two Allentown-based television stations: WLVT Channel 39 (a PBS affiliate) and WFMZ Channel 69 (an unaffiliated, independent television station). The Morning Call is a daily newspaper based in Allentown, Pennsylvania. ... WLVT-TV, located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, is a PBS television station carried on Channel 39 on the UHF band in the analog format and channel 62 in the digital format. ... Not to be confused with Public Broadcasting Services in Malta. ... WFMZ-TV is a general interest independent television station in Allentown, Pennsylvania, which is part of the Philadelphia DMA. Its studio and transmitter are located on South Mountain in Allentown. ...


Lehigh County-area radio stations include WAEB-AM, a news, talk and sports station (in Allentown), WAEB-FM (known as B104), a Top 40 music station (in Allentown), WKAP, an oldies music station (in Allentown), and WZZO (known as Z-95), a hard rock music station (in Whitehall Township). WAEB is a news, talk and sports radio station in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Talk radio is a radio format which features discussion of topical issues. ... WAEB-FM, commonly known as B104, is a contemporary/Top 40 radio station located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Top 40 is a radio format based on frequent repetition of songs from a constantly-updated list of the forty best-selling singles. ... WKAP is a AM oldies radio station located in Allentown, Pennsylvania. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... WZZO, commonly known as Z-95, is a popular hard rock radio station located in Whitehall Township, outside of Allentown, in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Hard rock is a variation of rock and roll music which has its earliest roots in mid-1960s garage and psychedelic rock. ... Whitehall Township is a township in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ...


External links

  • Lehigh County Government Official Web Site.

Coordinates: 40°37′N 75°35′W / 40.61, -75.59 Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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Lehigh County, Pennsylvania - definition of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania in Encyclopedia (352 words)
Lehigh County, often referred to as "the Valley" by locals, is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania.
The racial makeup of the county is 87.02% White, 3.56% Black or African American, 0.18% Native American, 2.10% Asian, 0.04% Pacific Islander, 5.28% from other races, and 1.83% from two or more races.
In the county, the population is spread out with 23.90% under the age of 18, 8.10% from 18 to 24, 29.20% from 25 to 44, 23.00% from 45 to 64, and 15.80% who are 65 years of age or older.
Lehigh County, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (403 words)
Lehigh County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania.
As of 2000, the population of the county is 312,090.
It is named after the Lehigh River, which runs through the county's two largest cities, Allentown and Bethlehem.
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