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Encyclopedia > Lehigh Valley
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton
Map of the Lehigh Valley

Common name: Lehigh Valley
Largest city
Other cities
Allentown
 - Bethlehem
 - Easton
Population  Ranked 62nd in the U.S.
 - Total 790,535 (2005 est.)
 - Density /sq. mi. 
/km²
Area sq. mi.
km²
State(s)  Pennsylvania, New Jersey
Elevation   
 - Highest point 2180+ [1] feet (664+ [1] m)
 - Lowest point feet ( m)

The Lehigh Valley, also known as the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ metropolitan area, is an official metropolitan region consisting of Lehigh, Northampton and Carbon counties in eastern Pennsylvania and Warren county on the western edge of New Jersey, in the United States. Lehigh Valley may refer to: Lehigh Valley, a region in eastern Pennsylvania, in the United States Lehigh Valley Chorus Lehigh Valley College Lehigh Valley Conference Lehigh Valley Hospital Lehigh Valley International Airport Lehigh Valley IronPigs Lehigh Valley Jazz Lehigh Valley Mall Lehigh Valley Outlawz Lehigh Valley Railroad Lehigh Valley Steam... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... 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. ... Location in Lehigh and Northampton Counties, Pennsylvania Location within Pennsylvania Coordinates: , Country United States State Counties Lehigh and Northampton Founded 1741 Government  - Mayor John B. Callahan Area  - Total 19. ... Northampton Countys location in Pennsylvania Eastons location in Northampton County Coordinates: , Country United States State County Northampton Government  - Mayor Sal Panto Area  - Total 4. ... There are two official definitions of metropolitan area used today in the United States, metropolitan statistical areas, and combined statistical areas, the former restrictive, the latter more extensive. ... This article is about the physical quantity. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ... Lehigh County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Northampton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Carbon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Warren County is a county located in the state of New Jersey. ... This article is about the U.S. state. ...


The Valley is named for the Lehigh River, which runs through it. The Lehigh River, a tributary of the Delaware River, is a 103 mile (166 km) long river located in eastern Pennsylvania, in the United States. ...

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Cities and location

The Lehigh Valley's principal cities are Allentown, Bethlehem, and Easton, comprising the Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton metropolitan area. The traditional bounds of the region are The Poconos to the north, the Delaware River to the east, the boundaries of Berks County and Montgomery County to the southwest, and the boundary with Bucks County to the south. More recently, however, the area around Phillipsburg, New Jersey west of Pohatcong Mountain, parts of upper Bucks County around Quakertown, and portions of northeastern Berks County and southwestern Carbon County in Pennsylvania are considered outer parts of the Valley. 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. ... Location in Lehigh and Northampton Counties, Pennsylvania Location within Pennsylvania Coordinates: , Country United States State Counties Lehigh and Northampton Founded 1741 Government  - Mayor John B. Callahan Area  - Total 19. ... Northampton Countys location in Pennsylvania Eastons location in Northampton County Coordinates: , Country United States State County Northampton Government  - Mayor Sal Panto Area  - Total 4. ... The Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ metropolitan area is the 63rd largest Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in the United States. ... Pennsylvanias Pocono region counties The Pocono Mountains region is a mountainous region of about 2,400 square miles (6,200 km²) located in northeastern Pennsylvania. ... For the Delaware River in Kansas, see Delaware River (Kansas). ... Berks County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Map of Phillipsburg in Warren County Phillipsburg, known locally as Pburg, is a town in Warren County, New Jersey, in the United States. ... Pohatcong Mountain is a ridge, approximately 6 mi (10 km) long, in the Appalachian Mountains of northwestern New Jersey in the United States. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Quakertown is a borough in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Berks County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Carbon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ...


The Lehigh Valley is located approximately 50 miles (96 km) north of Philadelphia, the country's sixth largest city, and 70 miles (144 km) west of New York City, the country's largest city. The Valley is home to some 790,000 people. Recent census studies show it to be the fastest growing region of the state, due mostly to its growing popularity as a bedroom community for the highly-populated neighboring regions of Philadelphia, New Jersey and New York City. For other uses, see Philadelphia (disambiguation) and Philly. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ... Commuters waiting for the morning train in Maplewood, New Jersey A bedroom community, dormitory town, or commuter town is a community that is primarily residential in character, with most of its workers commuting to a nearby town or city to earn their livelihood. ...


The Lehigh Valley is geologically and geographically part of the Great Appalachian Valley, a region largely made up of limestone that stretches along the eastern edge of the Appalachian Mountains. As such, the Valley suffers from a great number of sinkholes, which have caused millions of dollars of property damage annually. The Lehigh Valley is so named because it comprises an actual valley that lies between two mountain ranges, Blue Mountain to the north and South Mountain to the south. This article includes a list of works cited but its sources remain unclear because it lacks in-text citations. ... For the books called Geography by Ancient Greek authors, see Geographia (Ptolemy) and Geographica (Strabo) For the magazine of the Royal Geographical Society, see Geographical (magazine) Geography is the study of the earth and its features, inhabitants, and phenomena. ... The Great Valley, also called the Great Appalachian Valley or Great Valley Region, is one of the major landform features of eastern North America. ... For other uses, see Limestone (disambiguation). ... The Appalachian Mountains are a vast system of mountains in eastern North America. ... Devils Hole near Hawthorne, Florida, USA. A sinkhole, also known as a sink, shake hole, swallow hole, swallet, doline or cenote, is a natural depression or hole in the surface topography caused by the removal of soil or bedrock, often both, by water. ... The Blue Mountain area ; Not shown to the west is Hawk Mountain area . Blue Mountain, is the prominent, most southeastern Appalachian ridge in the Ridge-and-Valley Province of Pennsylvania. ... South Mountain is traditionally the southern boundary of the region known as the Lehigh Valley. ...


Towns with more than 10,000 people

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. ... Location in Lehigh and Northampton Counties, Pennsylvania Location within Pennsylvania Coordinates: , Country United States State Counties Lehigh and Northampton Founded 1741 Government  - Mayor John B. Callahan Area  - Total 19. ... Northampton Countys location in Pennsylvania Eastons location in Northampton County Coordinates: , Country United States State County Northampton Government  - Mayor Sal Panto Area  - Total 4. ... Emmaus is a borough in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Map of Phillipsburg in Warren County Phillipsburg, known locally as Pburg, is a town in Warren County, New Jersey, in the United States. ...

Towns with fewer than 10,000 people

Alburtis is a borough located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... Alpha is a Borough located in Warren County, New Jersey. ... Bangor (Pennsylvania) Bangor is located in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, 45 miles (72 km) southeast of Scranton, in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, United States. ... Bath is a borough located in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. ... Beaver Meadows is a borough located in Carbon County, Pennsylvania. ... Belvidere is a town located in Warren County, New Jersey. ... Bowmanstown is a borough located in Carbon County, Pennsylvania. ... Catasauqua is a borough in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, settled in 1805 and chartered as a borough in 1853. ... Chapman is a borough in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... 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. ... East Bangor is a borough located in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. ... East Side is a borough located in Carbon County, Pennsylvania. ... Fountain Hill is a borough located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... Freemansburg is a borough in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Glendon is a borough located in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. ... Hellertown is a borough located in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. ... Jim Thorpe is a borough in Carbon County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Lansford is a borough located in Carbon County, Pennsylvania. ... Lehighton is a borough in Carbon County, Pennsylvania, 86 miles (138 km) north by west of Philadelphia. ... Macungie is a borough located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Nazareth is a borough in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Neffs is a small village in North Whitehall Township in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Nesquehoning is a borough located in Carbon County, Pennsylvania. ... North Catasauqua is a borough in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Northampton is a borough in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Palmerton is a borough in Carbon County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Palmer Township is a township in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Parryville is a borough located in Carbon County, Pennsylvania. ... , Pen Argyl is a borough in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, 18 miles (29 km) north of Easton, in the Lehigh Valley region of the state. ... Portland is a borough located in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. ... Roseto is a borough located in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. ... Schnecksville is a census-designated place (CDP) in North Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Slatington is a borough located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... Stockertown is a borough in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Summit Hill is a borough located in Carbon County, Pennsylvania. ... Tatamy is a borough in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Walnutport is a borough located in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. ... Map of Washington in Warren County Washington is a borough in Warren County, New Jersey, United States. ... Weatherly a borough in Carbon County, Pennsylvania, 12 miles (19 km) northwest of Jim Thorpe. ... Weissport is a borough located in Carbon County, Pennsylvania. ... West Easton is a borough in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Wilson is a borough located in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. ... Wind Gap is a borough located in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. ...

Census-designated places

Allamuchy-Panther Valley is a census-designated place located in Warren County, New Jersey. ... Ancient Oaks is a census-designated place (CDP) in Lower Macungie Township, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Beattystown is a census-designated place located in Warren County, New Jersey. ... There is also Belfast Township in Fulton County, Pennsylvania. ... Brass Castle is a census-designated place located in Warren County, New Jersey. ... Eastlawn Gardens is a census-designated place located in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. ... Fullerton is a census-designated place located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... Great Meadows-Vienna is a census-designated place located in Warren County, New Jersey. ... Hokendauqua is a census-designated place located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... Middletown is a census-designated place located in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. ... Old Orchard is a census-designated place located in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. ... Oxford is a census-designated place located in Warren County, New Jersey. ... Palmer Heights is a census-designated place located in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. ... 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. ... Tresckow is a census-designated place located in Carbon County, Pennsylvania. ... Weissport East is a census-designated place located in Carbon County, Pennsylvania. ...

Climate

The Lehigh Valley has four distinct seasons, which typically include humid summers, cold winters, and very short and mild springs and falls.


Industry

Bethlehem Steel, located along the Lehigh River in the Lehigh Valley, was once one of the world's largest manufacturers of steel; it closed in 2003.
Bethlehem Steel, located along the Lehigh River in the Lehigh Valley, was once one of the world's largest manufacturers of steel; it closed in 2003.

The Lehigh Valley is known historically for its production of steel, Portland cement and apparel. It has historically served as a major U.S. center of industrial manufacturing, though this role has diminished at least slightly in the 21st century as companies have shifted to Asia and other lower wage, off-shore locations for industrial mining and manufacturing. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 535 pixelsFull resolution (1500 × 1004 pixel, file size: 507 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) A view of the former Bethlehem Steel from the Fehy Bridge in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. ... Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 800 × 535 pixelsFull resolution (1500 × 1004 pixel, file size: 507 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) A view of the former Bethlehem Steel from the Fehy Bridge in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. ... Bethlehem Steel Corporations flagship manufacturing facility in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... The Lehigh River, a tributary of the Delaware River, is a 103 mile (166 km) long river located in eastern Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... For other uses, see Steel (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Steel (disambiguation). ... Sampling fast set Portland cement Portland cement is the most common type of cement in general usage, as it is a basic ingredient of concrete, mortar and plaster. ... A baby wearing many items of winter clothing: headband, cap, fur-lined coat, shawl and sweater. ... For other uses, see Asia (disambiguation). ...


The Lehigh Valley boasts the honor of being the birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution, which began in the borough of Catasauqua with the development of anthracite iron. A Watt steam engine, the steam engine that propelled the Industrial Revolution in Britain and the world. ... Catasauqua is a borough in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, settled in 1805 and chartered as a borough in 1853. ... Anthracite iron is the substance created by the smelting together of anthracite coal and iron ore. ...


Corporations

Companies based in the Lehigh Valley include Air Products & Chemicals (in Trexlertown), Bethlehem Steel (which ceased operations in 2003, in Bethlehem), Binney & Smith, Inc. (in Easton), Buckeye Pipe Line (in Emmaus), Just Born (in Bethlehem), Mack Trucks (in Allentown), Olympus Corporation USA (in Center Valley), Pennsylvania Power & Light (in Allentown), and Rodale Press (in Emmaus). Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. ... Breinigsville, Pennsylvania, USA is located in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania about a mile west of Trexlertown and several miles west of Allentown. ... Bethlehem Steel Corporations flagship manufacturing facility in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Year 2003 (MMIII) was a common year starting on Wednesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Binney & Smith Inc. ... Chief Financial Officer of Buckeye GP LLC - Gen. ... Emmaus is a borough in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Just Born is a candy company based in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. ... Mack Trucks is one of the worlds leading truck-manufacturing companies. ... This article refers to a Japanese camera maker. ... 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. ... PPL, formerly known as PP&L or Pennsylvania Power and Light, is an electric company headquartered in Allentown, Pennsylvania, USA. It currently controls over 10,000 megawatts (MW) of electrical generating capacity, primarily in Pennsylvania and Montana. ... Rodale Inc. ...


The Lehigh Valley is also one of the larger areas on the east coast for the location of warehouses and distribution centers. This is due to the Lehigh Valley's central location in the BosWash megalopolis. Most of these distribution centers are located along the U.S. Route 22 and Interstate 78 corridors. Old warehouses in Amsterdam Inside Green Logistics Co. ... A distribution center for a set of products is a warehouse or other specialized building with refrigeration or air conditioning which is stocked with products to be re-distributed to retailers or wholesalers. ... The BosWash or Bosnywash or Boshington or Northeast Corridor or simply Northeast megalopolis is the name for a group of metropolitan areas in the northeastern United States, extending from Boston, Massachusetts, to Washington, D.C., including Providence, Rhode Island; Hartford and New Haven and Stamford, Connecticut; New York, New York... Megalopolis (Greek: large city, great city) can mean: The town of Megalópoli (Μεγαλοπολη), Megalopolis, Greece. ... 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. ... 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. ...


After the 2003 demise of Bethlehem Steel, Lehigh Valley Hospital and Health Network (in Allentown), one of Pennsylvania's largest hospital systems, has taken Bethlehem Steel's place as the Lehigh Valley's largest employer. The Lehigh Valley's top five employers are: 1.) Lehigh Valley Hospital, 2.) St. Luke's Hospital (in Bethlehem), 3.) Air Products & Chemicals (in Allentown), 4.) the Federal Government, and 5.) PPL Corporation (in Allentown). Lehigh Valley Hospital is a network of three hospitals in Allentown and Bethlehem, serving as the primary hospital system for the Lehigh Valley, in Pennsylvania, United States. ... United States Government redirects here. ...


Media

Television

Lehigh, Northampton and Carbon Counties receive television service from Philadelphia, New York City and Scranton/Wilkes Barre. Warren County gets most of its television from New York City. Lehigh Valley-based television stations include: Scranton redirects here. ... Wilkes-Barre (IPA: , , or [1]) is the central city of the Wyoming Valley and county seat of Luzerne County in northeastern Pennsylvania. ...

  • WBPH-TV, an independent television station (licensed to Bethlehem but based in Allentown).
  • WFMZ-TV, an independent television station (based in Allentown).
  • WLVT-TV, a PBS station (licensed to Allentown but based in Bethlehem).

WBPH-TV is a television station in the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania DMA. WBPH, owned by Sonshine Family Television Corporation, broadcasts programming as a FamilyNet affiliate, Worship network programming, special interest programs that are produced in-house, and paid religious infomercials. ... 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. ... 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. ... Note: Public Broadcasting Services is a broadcaster in Malta. ...

Radio

The Lehigh Valley is within the broadcasting range of most Philadelphia and New York City-based stations. Radio stations based in the Lehigh Valley include:

WAEB is a news, talk and sports radio station in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... For other uses, see Talk Radio. ... Not to be confused with clear channel radio stations, which are AM radio stations with certain technical parameters. ... 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. ... Not to be confused with clear channel radio stations, which are AM radio stations with certain technical parameters. ... WCTO, popularly known as Cat Country 96, is an FM radio station broadcasting on 96. ... Country music is a blend of popular musical forms originally found in the Southern United States and the Appalachian Mountains. ... Citadel Broadcasting Corporation NYSE: CDL is a Las Vegas, Nevada based broadcast holding company. ... WDIY-FM 88. ... NPR redirects here. ... Lafayette College is a private coeducational liberal arts and engineering college located in Easton, Pennsylvania, USA. The school, founded in 1826 by citizens of Easton, first began holding classes in 1832. ... WLEV is an FM radio station broadcasting on 100. ... Soft rock, also referred to as light rock or easy rock, is a style of music which uses the techniques of rock and roll to compose a softer, supposedly more ear-pleasing sound for listening, often at work or when driving. ... Citadel Broadcasting Corporation NYSE: CDL is a Las Vegas, Nevada based broadcast holding company. ... WMUH is a college radio station located in Allentown, Pennsylvania in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania in the United States. ... Muhlenberg College is a private liberal arts college located in west-side Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... WODE is a radio station located in Easton, Pennsylvania which broadcasts on 99. ... For the magazine, see Classic Rock (magazine). ... Nassau Broadcasting Partners LP is a company based in Princeton that owns a group of radio stations. ... WSAN is an AM radio station located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, United States. ... The Fox Sports logo used from 1999 to the present. ... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 14, 20, 32, 36, 42 Name Philadelphia Phillies (1884–present) Philadelphia Quakers (1883-1889) (Also referred to as Blue Jays 1943-1945 despite formal name remaining Phillies) Other nicknames The Phils, The Phightin Phils... Not to be confused with clear channel radio stations, which are AM radio stations with certain technical parameters. ... WWYY is a class A radio station broadcasting on 107. ... Active rock is a radio format used by many commercial radio stations in Canada and the United States. ... Nassau Broadcasting Partners LP is a company based in Princeton that owns a group of radio stations. ... The Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBG) is the operator of the largest number of local television stations in the United States, with a total of 62 stations across the country in 39 small and medium markets. ... 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 redirects here. ... Whitehall Township is a township in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Not to be confused with clear channel radio stations, which are AM radio stations with certain technical parameters. ...

Print media

Lehigh Valley-based daily newspapers include The Morning Call (in Allentown), which is owned by the Tribune Company, and The Express-Times (in Easton), the Valley's oldest contiunally circulated newspaper[citation needed]. The Lehigh Valley also features Pulse Weekly, a weekly regional arts and entertainment publication. Also, The Times News, based in Lehighton (in Carbon County), recently opened a Bethlehem edition that covers the Lehigh Valley. The Morning Call is a daily newspaper based in Allentown, Pennsylvania. ... The Tribune Company (NYSE: TRB) is a large American multimedia corporation based in Chicago, Illinois. ... Lehighton is a borough in Carbon County, Pennsylvania, 86 miles (138 km) north by west of Philadelphia. ... Carbon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ...


With over 100,000 daily readers, The Morning Call ranks among the top 100 U.S. newspapers by circulation.


Wine

The Lehigh Valley AVA was designated an official American Viticultural Area in March, 2008. The wine region includes 230 acres (93 ha) of vineyards, planted to several Vitis vinifera and French-American hybrid grape varieties. Fifteen to twenty percent of the wine produced commercially in Pennsylvania is made from grapes grown in the Lehigh Valley AVA.[2] An American Viticultural Area (AVA) is a delimited grape-growing region distinguishable by geographic features, with boundaries defined by the United States governments Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau (TTB). ... A common vineyard. ... Binomial name Vitis vinifera L. For thousands of years, the fruit and plant of Vitis vinifera, the European grapevine, have been harvested for both medicinal and nutritional value; its history is intimately entwined with the history of wine. ... Hybrid grapes refer commonly to those grape varieties which are the product of a crossing between two different vitis species. ... This article is about the fruits of the genus Vitis. ... In botanical nomenclature, variety is a rank below that of species: As such, it gets a ternary name (a name in three parts). ...


Education

Colleges and universities

The Lehigh Valley is a center of post-secondary education, with seven four-year colleges and universities. These include: Cedar Crest College (in Allentown), DeSales University (in Center Valley), Lafayette College (in Easton), Lehigh University (in Bethlehem), Moravian College (in Bethlehem), Muhlenberg College (in Allentown), and Penn State Lehigh Valley (in Fogelsville). 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. ... Lafayette College is a private coeducational liberal arts and engineering college located in Easton, Pennsylvania, USA. The school, founded in 1826 by citizens of Easton, first began holding classes in 1832. ... Lehigh University is a private, co-educational university located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in the Lehigh Valley region of the United States. ... Moravian College is a private liberal arts college located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States, in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania. ... 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. ... Fogelsville is a suburban town in Lehigh County in Eastern Pennsylvania. ...


The Lehigh Valley is also home to three two-year colleges: Lehigh Carbon Community College (with campuses in Allentown, Carbon County and Schnecksville), Lehigh Valley College (in Allentown), and Northampton Community College (with campuses in Bethlehem Township and Monroe County). Schnecksville is a census-designated place (CDP) in North Whitehall Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Lehigh Valley College is a community college near Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Northampton Community College is an entrepreneurial community college that grants associate degrees, certificates and diplomas in close to 100 fields including arts and humanities, business and technology, and allied health. ... Bethlehem Township is a township located in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. ... Monroe County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania, named for President James Monroe. ...


High school education

As the third most populous metropolitan region in Pennsylvania, the Lehigh Valley is served by numerous school districts, public and private high schools, middle schools, and elementary schools.


Lehigh Valley-based high schools include:

The largest Lehigh Valley high schools (12 in all) compete athletically in the Lehigh Valley Conference, widely considered one of the most competitive athletic divisions in the state and nation. Most of the smaller schools compete in the Colonial League, also very competitive throughout the state, especially in football. William Allen High School is one of two public high schools located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Allentown Central Catholic High School is a parochial school located at 301 North Fourth Street in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... A public school in Pennsylvania, Bangor Area Senior High School (or BAHS for short) is a frequently attended school located in Upper Mt. ... Upper Mount Bethel Township is a township located in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. ... Bethlehem Catholic High School, more commonly referred to as Becahi or just Beca, is a parochial high school, located in Bethlehem, 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. ... Easton Area High School is a four-year public high school located in Palmer Township, Northampton County, in the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania. ... Palmer Township is a township in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States. ... Emmaus High School is a public high school located in Emmaus, 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. ... Bethlehem Township is a township located in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. ... Lehigh Valley Charter High School for the Performing Arts, or LVPA, is a 4 year Charter High School located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, Northampton County, in the United States. ... Lehigh Valley Christian High School (LVCHS) is a private, parochial, high school located in Allentown, Pennsylvania. ... Liberty High School is a public high school located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Moravian Academy, located in historic Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in the United States, is a prekindergarten through 12th grade coeducational college preparatory school. ... Nazareth Area High School is a public high school located in Nazareth, Pennsylvania in the United States. ... Northampton Area High School is the secondary school of the Northampton Area School District located in Northampton. ... 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, Pennsylvania, in the 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. ... Notre Dame High School- Green Pond is a Catholic high school headed by Principal Joseph P. Kramer Jr. ... Parkland High School, located in South Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania, United States, is a public high school serving students in grades 9 to 12. ... South Whitehall Township is a township located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... Pen Argyl Area High School is a four-year public high school located in Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Phillipsburg High School is a comprehensive, four-year public high school located in Phillipsburg, in Warren County, New Jersey, United States. ... Pius X High School is a private, Roman Catholic high school in Bangor, Pennsylvania. ... Roberto Clemente Charter School is a Title I charter school located in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Salisbury Township is a township located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... Saucon Valley High School is a grade 9-12 high school in Hellertown, Pennsylvania. ... Southern Lehigh High School is a high school based in Center Valley, Pennsylvania, USA. Approximately 1,000 students attend. ... 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. ... Whitehall High School is a public high school, based in Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania, in Pennsylvanias Lehigh Valley region, in the United States. ... Whitehall Township is a township in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Wilson Area High School is a four-year public high school located in Wilson, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... The Lehigh Valley Conference is an athletic conference consisting of 12 large high schools from Lehigh and Northampton counties in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... United States simply as football, is a competitive team sport that is both fast-paced and strategic. ...


Famous people from the Lehigh Valley

The Lehigh Valley is the birthplace or home to a number of famous Americans, including:

Mario Gabriele Andretti (born February 28, 1940 in Montona dIstria, Italy, now Motovun, Croatia) is an Italian American racing driver, and one of the most successful Americans in the history of auto racing. ... Andretti racing at Monterey, California, October 1991 Practicing for the 2007 Indianapolis 500 Michael (right) practicing against Marco at Indy Michael Mario Andretti (born October 5, 1962 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) is an American retired CART and Formula One driver with Italian heritage. ... Charles Philip Bednarik (born May 1, 1925 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) (a. ... City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Team colors Midnight Green, Black, White, and Silver Head Coach Andy Reid Owner Jeffrey Lurie General manager Tom Heckert Fight song Fly, Eagles Fly Mascot Swoop League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1933–present) Eastern Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950-1952) Eastern Conference (1953-1969) Capitol... 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. ... Cover for The Secret Life of Walter Mitty, with music by Leon Carr and lyrics by Earl Shuman. ... For other uses of Broadway, see Broadway. ... For the basketball player, see Jack Coleman (basketball). ... This article is about the television network. ... Heroes is an American science fiction serial drama television series created by Tim Kring, which premiered on NBC on September 25, 2006. ... Michaela Conlin (born June 9, 1978 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is an American stage and television actress. ... FOX redirects here. ... 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. ... Jimmy DeGrasso (born March 16, 1963 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) is a American heavy metal drummer. ... Megadeth is an American thrash metal band led by founder, frontman, guitarist, and songwriter Dave Mustaine. ... Charles Charlie Dent (born May 24, 1960 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is a Republican Member of Congress, representing the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania. ... Congress in Joint Session. ... Devon (born Kristie Marie Lisa on March 28, 1977 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is an American pornographic actress. ... Keith Dorney (born December 3, 1957 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is a former offensive lineman for the National Football Leagues Detroit Lions. ... City Detroit, Michigan Team colors Honolulu Blue, Silver, and Black Head Coach Rod Marinelli Owner William Clay Ford, Sr. ... Jonathan Frakes (born August 19, 1952) is an American actor and director best known for his portrayal of Commander William T. Riker in the television series Star Trek: The Next Generation and David Xanatos on Disneys Gargoyles. ... The title as it appeared in most episodes opening credits. ... Peter Jacob Gruner (born May 11, 1974) better known by his ring name Billy Kidman (or simply Kidman), is an American professional wrestler. ... Topps baseball card - 1964 Series, #079 Robert Frederic (Bob) Heffner (born September 13, 1938 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Boston Red Sox (1963-1965), Cleveland Indians (1966) and California Angels (1968). ... Major league affiliations American League (1901–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 4, 8, 9, 27, 42 Name Boston Red Sox (1908–present) Boston Americans (1901-1907) Other nicknames The BoSox, The Olde Towne Team, The Sox Ballpark Fenway Park (1912–present) Huntington Avenue Baseball Grounds... Major league affiliations American League (1961–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 11, 26, 29, 30, 42, 50 Name Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2005–present) Anaheim Angels (1997-2004) California Angels (1965-1996) Los Angeles Angels (1961-1965) Other nicknames The Halos, The Wings, The Seraphs... For other uses, see Cleveland Indians (disambiguation). ... For the politician and activist, see Larry Holmes (Marxist). ... Lido Anthony Lee Iacocca (born October 15, 1924) is an American industrialist most commonly known for his revival of the Chrysler Corporation in the 1980s[1], serving as President and CEO from 1978 and additionally as chairman from 1979, until his retirement at the end of 1992. ... For other uses, including the Chrysler Brand, see Chrysler (disambiguation). ... For other persons named Keith Jarrett, see Keith Jarrett (disambiguation). ... 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). ... Dwayne Douglas Johnson[6] (born May 2, 1972)[4], better known by his former ring name The Rock, is an American actor and former professional wrestler. ... Daniel Dae Kim (born August 4, 1968) is a Korean/American actor. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American television network. ... LOST redirects here. ... Steve Kimock (born in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) is an American rock musician and guitarist. ... John Paul Kline (born September 6, 1947 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is an American politician. ... Congress in Joint Session. ... Dan Koppen (born September 12, 1979 in Dubuque, Iowa) is an American football player who is the starting center for the New England Patriots of the NFL. After attending Boston College, the hometown Patriots selected him in the fifth round of the 2003 NFL Draft with the 164th overall choice. ... City Foxborough, Massachusetts Other nicknames The Pats Team colors Nautical Blue, New Century Silver, Red, and White Head Coach Bill Belichick Owner Robert Kraft General manager Bill Belichick (de facto) Mascot Pat Patriot League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960–69) Eastern Division (1960–69) National Football League (1970–present... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... 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... William Marchant (May 1, 1923, Allentown, Pennsylvania–November 5, 1995, Paramus, New Jersey) was a playwright and screenwriter. ... Kristin Ann Maloney (born March 10, 1981, Hackettstown, New Jersey) is an gymnast from Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania, United States, who competed in the 2000 Olympics. ... 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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... 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–present) Current uniform Team colors Silver and Black Personnel Owner Al Davis General Manager Al Davis Head Coach Lane Kiffin Team history Oakland Raiders (1960... 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. ... Lara Jill Miller portrays the titular character in The Life and Times of Juniper Lee. Lara Jill Miller (born April 20, 1967 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is an American television, stage and voice actress. ... For Cartoon Network outside of the United States, see Cartoon Network around the world. ... The Life and Times of Juniper Lee, also known as Juniper Lee for short, is an American animated television series, created by Judd Winick and produced by Cartoon Network Studios. ... Martin Marty Nothstein (born February 10, 1971 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is an American professional road bicycle racer and track cyclist. ... The five Olympic rings were designed in 1913, adopted in 1914 and debuted at the Games at Antwerp, 1920. ... 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). ... For other uses, see Buffalo Bills (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Redskins (disambiguation). ... Daniel Roebuck as Leslie Arzt in Lost. ... The American Broadcasting Company (ABC) is an American television network. ... LOST redirects here. ... Brian Schneider is a U.S. baseball player. ... 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Curtis Thomas Simmons (born May 19, 1929, in Egypt, Pennsylvania), was a left-handed pitcher in American Major League Baseball from 1947-50 and 1952-67. ... Major league affiliations American League (1961–present) West Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 11, 26, 29, 30, 42, 50 Name Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim (2005–present) Anaheim Angels (1997-2004) California Angels (1965-1996) Los Angeles Angels (1961-1965) Other nicknames The Halos, The Wings, The Seraphs... Major league affiliations National League (1876–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 10, 14, 23, 26, 42 Name Chicago Cubs (1902–present) Chicago Orphans (1898-1901) Chicago Colts (1890-1897) Chicago White Stockings (1870-1871, 1874-1889) (a. ... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 14, 20, 32, 36, 42 Name Philadelphia Phillies (1884–present) Philadelphia Quakers (1883-1889) (Also referred to as Blue Jays 1943-1945 despite formal name remaining Phillies) Other nicknames The Phils, The Phightin Phils... Major league affiliations National League (1892–present) Central Division (1994–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 2, 6, 9, 14, 17, 20, 42, 42, 45, 85 Name St. ... Dana Snyder (born November 14, 1973 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is an American voice actor. ... For Cartoon Network outside of the United States, see Cartoon Network around the world. ... For the movie, see Aqua Teen Hunger Force Colon Movie Film for Theaters. ... 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. ... 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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... Cindy Werley (born February 26, 1975 in Allentown, Pennsylvania) is a former Olympic field hockey forward from the United States. ... Dan Yochum (born August 19, 1950 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania) is a former offensive lineman for the Montreal Alouettes from 1972-1980 and the Edmonton Eskimos in 1980 of the Canadian Football League. ... The Montreal Alouettes (French: Alouettes de Montréal) are a Canadian Football League team based in Montreal, Quebec. ... The Edmonton Eskimos are a Canadian Football League team based in Edmonton, Alberta. ... David Zippel is an American Tony Award-winning Musical theatre lyricist. ... The City of Angels Broadway Playbill, courtesy of broadwayman. ...

Athletics and entertainment

Club League Venue Established Championships
Lehigh Valley IronPigs PL, Baseball Coca-Cola Park 2008 0
Lehigh Valley Outlawz CIFL, Indoor football Stabler Arena 2004 0

Class-Level AAA Minor League affiliations International League North Division Major League affiliations Philadelphia Phillies Name Lehigh Valley IronPigs (2008-future) Ottawa Lynx (1993-2007) Ballpark Coca-Cola Park (2008-future) Lynx Stadium Minor League titles League titles Division titles Owner(s)/Operated by: Joseph Finley, Craig Stein Manager: Scott... The International League (IL) is a minor league baseball league which operates in the eastern United States and Canada. ... Coca-Cola Park is a stadium in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania in the United States. ... The Lehigh Valley Outlawz are a team in the Great Lakes Indoor Football League. ... The CIFLs 2007 game ball The Continental Indoor Football League (CIFL) is a new indoor football league based along the Northeastern United States region. ... Stabler Arena is a 5,600-seat multi-purpose arena in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, located in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, in the United States. ...

Philadelphia Eagles

The Lehigh Valley is the home of pre-season training camp for the NFL's Philadelphia Eagles, which is held each summer on the practice fields of Lehigh University in Bethlehem. The camp, which attracted in excess of 20,000 fans daily in July 2007, draws some of the largest crowds of any NFL team's pre-season camp. NFL redirects here. ... City Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Team colors Midnight Green, Black, White, and Silver Head Coach Andy Reid Owner Jeffrey Lurie General manager Tom Heckert Fight song Fly, Eagles Fly Mascot Swoop League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1933–present) Eastern Division (1933-1949) American Conference (1950-1952) Eastern Conference (1953-1969) Capitol...


IronPigs Baseball

In early 2008, Coca-Cola Park, an 8,100-seat Minor League baseball stadium, opened in east-side Allentown.[3] The stadium hosts the Lehigh Valley IronPigs, the Philadelphia Phillies' AAA-level International League franchise. The team previously played as the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons (1989-2006) and Ottawa Lynx (2007).[4] The club's move to the Lehigh Valley brought the franchise closer to Philadelphia and the Phillies' large eastern Pennsylvania fan base. The team’s name is a reference to pig iron, a key ingredient in the steel-making process for which the Lehigh Valley area is known worldwide. Coca-Cola Park is a stadium in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania in the United States. ... For the organization which many minor leagues belong to, see Minor League Baseball Part of the History of baseball series. ... Class-Level AAA Minor League affiliations International League North Division Major League affiliations Philadelphia Phillies Name Lehigh Valley IronPigs (2008-future) Ottawa Lynx (1993-2007) Ballpark Coca-Cola Park (2008-future) Lynx Stadium Minor League titles League titles Division titles Owner(s)/Operated by: Joseph Finley, Craig Stein Manager: Scott... Major league affiliations National League (1883–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 1, 14, 20, 32, 36, 42 Name Philadelphia Phillies (1884–present) Philadelphia Quakers (1883-1889) (Also referred to as Blue Jays 1943-1945 despite formal name remaining Phillies) Other nicknames The Phils, The Phightin Phils... The International League (IL) is a minor league baseball league which operates in the eastern United States and Canada. ... League International League Division North Year founded 1989 Major League affiliation New York Yankees Home ballpark PNC Field Previous home ballparks City Moosic, Pennsylvania Current uniform colors Navy Blue, Grey, White Previous uniform colors Red, Blue, White Logo design Baseball bat and Uncle Sam hat with the Yankees wordmark centered... Class-Level Triple-A (1993-2007) Minor League affiliations International League (1993-2007) Major League affiliation Philadelphia Phillies (2007) Baltimore Orioles (2003-2006) Montreal Expos (1993-2002) Name Ottawa Lynx (1993-2007) Ballpark Lynx Stadium (1993-2007) (formerly Ottawa Stadium pre-construction, and JetForm Park from 1999-2002) Minor League... Two weights used in the theatre and made of pig iron; because of this, they are dubbed pig weights or simply pigs. ... For other uses, see Steel (disambiguation). ...


Groundbreaking ceremonies for Coca-Cola Park were held September 6, 2006, and construction was completed in December 2007. The stadium hosted its first game on March 30, 2008, when the Phillies major league team faced the IronPigs.


Stabler Arena

Lehigh University's Stabler Arena, an indoor arena, is in Bethlehem, in the Lehigh Valley. Stabler hosts regular sporting and concert events. The arena is home to Lehigh University men's and women's college basketball teams and also to the Lehigh Valley Outlawz, an indoor football team that plays in the Continental Indoor Football League. On April 17, 2007, the eastern Pennsylvania grunge music group Breaking Benjamin released their first live DVD, which is a full recording of the group's February 11, 2007 "homecoming" concert at Stabler. The stadium also has been featured in numerous music videos, most recently including Breaking Benjamin's number one hit "Breath".[5] Stabler Arena is a 5,600-seat multi-purpose arena in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, located in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Game between Illinois State Redbirds & Ball State Cardinals, February 17, 2007 in an ESPN Bracketbuster contest. ... The Lehigh Valley Outlawz are a team in the Great Lakes Indoor Football League. ... The CIFLs 2007 game ball The Continental Indoor Football League (CIFL) is a new indoor football league based along the Northeastern United States region. ... Grunge redirects here. ... Breaking Benjamin is an alternative metal band from Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. ... A music video is a short film or video that accompanies a complete piece of music, most commonly a song. ... Breath is the second single and the third track off of post-grunge band Breaking Benjamins third album, Phobia. ...


"The Rivalry": Lehigh vs. Lafayette

The Lehigh Valley is also home to a strong collegiate football rivalry, between two Lehigh Valley colleges: Easton's Lafayette College and Bethlehem's Lehigh University. The two teams, located a mere 17 miles a part, have played each other for 142 times since 1884, making it the longest-running, uninterrupted series in all of college football. For this reason, the game is often referred to regionally as simply "The Rivalry". Lafayette College is a private coeducational liberal arts and engineering college located in Easton, Pennsylvania, USA. The school, founded in 1826 by citizens of Easton, first began holding classes in 1832. ... Lehigh University is a private, co-educational university located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in the Lehigh Valley region of the United States. ... Year 1884 (MDCCCLXXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a leap year starting on Sunday of the 12-day-slower Julian calendar). ... This article covers college football played in the United States. ... Lehigh University and Lafayette College have one of the most passionate rivalries in college sports. ...


In the 142-game series, Lafayette currently leads with 75 wins to Lehigh's 62. The two teams also have played to a tie on five occasions.


High school athletics

The 12 largest high schools in the Lehigh Valley compete athletically in the Lehigh Valley Conference, one of the most competitive high school athletic divisions in the nation. The conference is well known as a top recruiting target for the National Football League, National Basketball Association, and Major League Baseball and has produced numerous professional and Olympic-level athletes. Lehigh Valley Conference football, basketball and wrestling teams are very commonly ranked as the nation's best and typically draw large and ethusiastic Lehigh Valley crowds. The Lehigh Valley Conference is an athletic conference consisting of 12 large high schools from Lehigh and Northampton counties in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... NFL redirects here. ... NBA redirects here. ... Major Leagues redirects here. ... The five Olympic rings were designed in 1913, adopted in 1914 and debuted at the Games at Antwerp, 1920. ...


Currently, six former athletes from Lehigh Valley Conference schools are on active professional athletic rosters, including four in the National Football League (Dan Koppen, New England Patriots center from Whitehall High School; Tim Massaquoi, Buffalo Bills tight end from Parkland High School; Jim Molinaro, Dallas Cowboys offensive tackle from Bethlehem Catholic High School; and Tony Stewart, Oakland Raiders tight end from Allentown Central Catholic High School); one in the National Basketball Association (Aaron Gray, Chicago Bulls center from Emmaus High School); and one in Major League Baseball (Brian Schneider, New York Mets catcher from Northampton Area High School). Dan Koppen (born September 12, 1979 in Dubuque, Iowa) is an American football player who is the starting center for the New England Patriots of the NFL. After attending Boston College, the hometown Patriots selected him in the fifth round of the 2003 NFL Draft with the 164th overall choice. ... City Foxborough, Massachusetts Other nicknames The Pats Team colors Nautical Blue, New Century Silver, Red, and White Head Coach Bill Belichick Owner Robert Kraft General manager Bill Belichick (de facto) Mascot Pat Patriot League/Conference affiliations American Football League (1960–69) Eastern Division (1960–69) National Football League (1970–present... Whitehall High School is a public high school, based in Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania, in Pennsylvanias Lehigh Valley region, in the United States. ... Tim Massaquoi is an american football tight-end who was selected by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the last round of the 2006 NFL Draft. ... For other uses, see Buffalo Bills (disambiguation). ... Parkland High School, located in South Whitehall Township, Pennsylvania, United States, is a public high school serving students in grades 9 to 12. ... Jim Molinaro (born April 27, 1981, in Hatfield, Pennsylvania) is an American football player who currently plays offensive tackle for the Washington Redskins. ... City Irving, Texas Other nicknames Americas Team, The Boys, The Pokes Team colors White, Silver, Silver-Green, Royal Blue, Navy Blue Head Coach Wade Phillips Owner Jerry Jones General manager Jerry Jones League/Conference affiliations National Football League (1960–present) Western Conference (1960) Eastern Conference (1961-1969) Capitol Division... Bethlehem Catholic High School, more commonly referred to as Becahi or just Beca, is a parochial high school, located in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Tony Alexander Stewart (born August 9, 1979 in Lohne, Germany) is an American football tight end for the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League. ... 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–present) Current uniform Team colors Silver and Black Personnel Owner Al Davis General Manager Al Davis Head Coach Lane Kiffin Team history Oakland Raiders (1960... Allentown Central Catholic High School is a parochial school located at 301 North Fourth Street in Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... This article is being considered for deletion in accordance with Wikipedias deletion policy. ... This article is about the professional basketball team. ... Emmaus High School is a public high school located in Emmaus, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Brian Schneider is a U.S. baseball player. ... Major league affiliations National League (1962–present) East Division (1969–present) Current uniform Retired Numbers 14, 37, 41, 42, Shea Name New York Mets (1962–present) Other nicknames The Amazin Mets, The Amazins, The Metropolitans, The Kings of Queens Ballpark Shea Stadium (1964-present) Polo Grounds (1962–1963) Major league... Northampton Area High School is the secondary school of the Northampton Area School District located in Northampton. ...


Running Events

The Lehigh Valley hosts the Lehigh Valley 15K Road Race annually each September. It is one of the premiere eastern Pennsylvania running events.


Arts

The Allentown Art Museum, based in center city Allentown, is the Lehigh Valley's largest museum. The museum carries over 11,000 works of art. Lehigh University's Zoellner Arts Center and Lafayette College's smaller Williams Center for the Arts host a wide variety of plays, concerts and performances throughout the year. The Allentown Art Museum in Allentown, Pennsylvania. ... Zoellner Arts Center is an arts center located on the campus of Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ...


Lehigh Valley in popular music

The Lehigh Valley is the subject of four rock music songs, one folk music song and one ska reggae album: This article is about the genre. ... Folk song redirects here. ... This article is about the genre. ...

Cheeses. ... Five Iron Frenzy (also known as Five Iron or FIF) was a ska band formed in Denver, Colorado in 1995 and disbanded in 2003. ... Mark Freuder Knopfler OBE (born August 12, 1949, Glasgow, Scotland) is an English guitarist, singer, songwriter, and film score composer. ... Sailing to Philadelphia is an album by Mark Knopfler (former frontman of Dire Straits) released in 2000. ... This article is about the song by Billy Joel. ... William Joseph Martin Billy Joel (born May 9, 1949) is an American pianist and singer-songwriter. ... The Nylon Curtain is the 8th album by Billy Joel. ... Frank Vincent Zappa[1] (December 21, 1940 – December 4, 1993) was an American composer, musician, and film director. ... Cover of Bongo Fury (1975) Bongo Fury is a mostly live album released by Frank Zappa and Captain Beefheart in 1975. ... The Weight is the title of a 1968 song by The Band. ... For other uses, see Band. ... Music From Big Pink is the 1968 debut album by folk-rock band The Band. ... Allentown Jail is a folk song. ... Irving Gordon (February 14, 1915-December 1, 1996) was an American songwriter. ... Jo Stafford (born Jo Elizabeth Stafford November 12, 1917, in Coalinga, California) is an American pop singer whose career spanned the late 1930s through the early 1960s. ...

Recreation

The Lehigh Valley is home to Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom, a popular amusement and water park. Located in South Whitehall Township, Dorney Park is known nationally for its elaborate roller coasters and water rides. Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom is a United States amusement and water park. ... Fun at a water park A water park is an amusement park that features waterplay areas, such as water slides, splash pads, spraygrounds (water playgrounds), lazy rivers, or other recreational bathing environments. ... South Whitehall Township is a township located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... A typical roller coaster The roller coaster is a popular amusement ride developed for amusement parks and modern theme parks. ...

The region's ski resorts are Bear Creek Ski and Recreation Area and Blue Mountain Ski Area. Bear Creek is a 21 slope resort located outside of Macungie, Pennsylvania. Blue Mountain is located near Danielsville, Pennsylvania. The Poconos, which feature some of the East Coast's best-known ski resorts, is approximately 30 miles north of the Lehigh Valley. Several large lakes used for boating and fishing also are located there. The Pocono 500, a NASCAR Nextel Cup race, is run each June at Pocono Raceway in the Poconos. Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1073x673, 190 KB)[edit] Summary Steel Force and Thunderhawk at Dorney Park in Allentown, PA. Photo by Ryan Painter, http://photos. ... Image File history File links Download high-resolution version (1073x673, 190 KB)[edit] Summary Steel Force and Thunderhawk at Dorney Park in Allentown, PA. Photo by Ryan Painter, http://photos. ... Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom is a United States amusement and water park. ... Steel Force is a roller coaster at Dorney Park in Allentown, Pennsylvania. ... Thunderhawk is a wooden out and back roller coaster located at Dorney Park & Wildwater Kingdom near Allentown, Pennsylvania. ... South Whitehall Township is a township located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... A ski area is a place where one goes to participate in the sports of skiing and snowboarding. ... Blue Mountain is a ski resort in Eastern Pennsylvania located on the Blue Mountain north of the Lehigh Valley in the southern most part of The Poconos. ... Macungie is a borough located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Danielsville is a village northeast of Northampton in Northampton County, Pennsylvania. ... Pennsylvanias Pocono region counties The Pocono Mountains region is a mountainous region of about 2,400 square miles (6,200 km²) located in northeastern Pennsylvania. ... Cross-country skiing (skating style) in Einsiedeln, Switzerland. ... The Pocono 500 is the first of two stock car races held at the Pocono Raceway in Long Pond, Pennsylvania, on the NASCAR Nextel Cup schedule, the other being the Pennsylvania 500. ... The NEXTEL Cup Series is NASCARs top racing series. ... Pocono Raceway is a superspeedway located in the Pocono Mountains of Pennsylvania at Long Pond; it is the site of two annual NASCAR Nextel Cup races held just a few weeks apart in June and July. ...


New Jersey shore beaches are approximately 45 miles east of the Lehigh Valley. Jersey Shore can also refer to Jersey Shore, Pennsylvania. ...


Dutch Springs, the nation's largest SCUBA amusement park, is located in Bethlehem and Lower Nazareth Township. Over 40,000 divers annually utilize the facilities, which have sunken "treasures" to enhance the underwater experience. In addition to scuba diving, kayaking and paddle boats are available. The facility has a water park, camping grounds, and picnic areas.


In 2009, Sands BethWorks, a casino, hotel and apartment complex owned by the Las Vegas Sands is scheduled to open in Bethlehem, bringing legalized gambling to the Lehigh Valley for the first time. Sands BethWorks is a proposed casino in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. ... Las Vegas Sands Corp. ...


Four large festivals are held each year in the Lehigh Valley. Musikfest, a large, 10-day music festival, is held in Bethlehem each August. Mayfair, an arts and crafts festival, is held in Allentown each May. In September, one of the largest celtic heritage festivals in America, The Celtic Classic, is held in Bethlehem. The Great Allentown Fair has been held on the grounds of the Allentown Fairgrounds in Allentown annually in late August through early September for more than 150 years. Musikfest is a music festival held each August in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. ...


Retail

The Lehigh Valley is home to many retail establishments. The largest retail area of the Lehigh Valley is the Pennsylvania Route 145/MacArthur Road Corridor, just north of Allentown. It is anchored by the Lehigh Valley Mall and the Whitehall Mall. Drawing of a self-service store. ... Drawing of a self-service store. ... PA Route 145 is a highway that runs 21 miles in Pennsylvania, 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 Lehigh Valley Mall is the largest shopping mall in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, in the United States. ...


Other malls in the region include Palmer Park Mall (in Easton), Phillipsburg Mall (in Phillipsburg, New Jersey), South Mall (in Emmaus), and the Westgate Mall (in Bethlehem). In October 2006, a new Valley-based shopping mall, The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley, was opened. Located off Route 309 in Upper Saucon Valley Township, it is roughly half the size of the Lehigh Valley Mall, but features more upscale stores. Northampton Countys location in Pennsylvania Eastons location in Northampton County Coordinates: , Country United States State County Northampton Government  - Mayor Sal Panto Area  - Total 4. ... Map of Phillipsburg in Warren County Phillipsburg, known locally as Pburg, is a town in Warren County, New Jersey, in the United States. ... Emmaus is a borough in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Location in Lehigh and Northampton Counties, Pennsylvania Location within Pennsylvania Coordinates: , Country United States State Counties Lehigh and Northampton Founded 1741 Government  - Mayor John B. Callahan Area  - Total 19. ... The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley is a shopping mall in the Lehigh Valley region of 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. ... Upper Saucon Township is a township located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ...


Yocco's Hot Dogs, the regionally-famous fast food establishment known for their hot dogs and cheesesteaks, maintains six locations, all of which are based in the Lehigh Valley. Its original restaurant, founded in 1922, is still located at its original center city Allentown location, on West Liberty Street. Four additional Yocco's locations can be found in the Lehigh Valley (in west-side Allentown, east-side Allentown, Emmaus, Fogelsville, and Wescosville). Yoccos Hot Dogs is a world-famous hot dog and cheesesteak establishment with four restaurants, each located in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... This article contains a trivia section. ... Cheesesteak with Cheez Whiz The cheesesteak, known outside the Philadelphia, Pennsylvania area as the Philadelphia cheesesteak, Philly cheesesteak, or steak and cheese is a sandwich principally of thinly sliced pieces of steak and melted cheese on a long roll. ... Fogelsville is a suburban town in Lehigh County in Eastern Pennsylvania. ... Wescosville is an unincorporated town located in Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, United States. ...


Transportation

Air transportation

The Lehigh Valley is served by air transportation through Lehigh Valley International Airport (IATA: ABE, ICAO: KABE), located in the Lehigh Valley's Hanover Township, three miles northeast of Allentown. 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. ... Hanover Township is a township located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ...


Other regionally-located airports include Philadelphia International Airport (in Philadelphia), Newark Liberty International Airport (in Newark, New Jersey), John F. Kennedy International Airport (in Jamaica, Queens) and LaGuardia Airport (in Flushing, Queens). “PHL” redirects here. ... For the massive interchange outside of Newark Liberty International Airport, see Newark Airport Interchange. ... Nickname: Map of Newark in Essex County Coordinates: , Country State County Essex Founded/Incorporated 1666/1836 Government  - Mayor Cory Booker, term of office 2006–2010 Area [1]  - Total 26. ... For the regional airport in Wisconsin, see John F. Kennedy Memorial Airport. ... Major Mark Park Jamaica is a neighborhood in the borough of Queens in New York City. ... LaGuardia Airport (IATA: LGA, ICAO: KLGA, FAA LID: LGA) (pronounced La-Gwardia) is an airport serving New York City, New York, United States, located on the waterfront of Flushing Bay, and borders the neighborhoods of Astoria, Jackson Heights and East Elmhurst in the borough of Queens. ... Several landmarks from two New York Worlds Fairs still stand in Flushing Meadows, including the US Steel Unisphere Flushing, founded in 1645, is an expansive neighborhood in the north central part of the New York City borough of Queens, ten miles east of Manhattan. ...

Bus transportation

Private bus companies provide multiple daily roundtrip transportation to New York City's Port Authority Bus Terminal, Philadelphia's Greyhound Terminal, Atlantic City's Bus Terminal and other regional locations. Public bus service within The Valley is provided by LANTA, which serves Allentown, Bethlehem, Easton and the cities' suburbs with various routes. Port Authority Bus Terminal at Eighth Avenue and 42nd Street The Port Authority Bus Terminal is the main gateway for interstate buses into Manhattan in New York City. ... The Philadelphia Greyhound Terminal is the primary intercity bus station in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. ... The Atlantic City Bus Terminal is a regional bus station and a major stop for New Jersey Transit buses in Atlantic City, New Jersey. ... The Lehigh And Northampton Transportation Authority (known as LANTA), is a transit agency that provides public, fixed-route bus service throughout Lehigh County and Northampton County, in Pennsylvania, United States. ...

Rail

Passenger service to the region ceased in 1981, when several rail operators opted to curtail long-distance services. From the south, SEPTA Regional Rail limited their services to their electrified-only territory, with trains going only as far north as Lansdale and Doylestown, Pennsylvania. To the east, the Central Railroad of New Jersey ceased operations into Pennsylvania in 1972. Current operator New Jersey Transit has looked at restoring rail service as far west as Phillipsburg, New Jersey; there are no plans to extend service over the border into Pennsylvania at present. Currently, freight operator Norfolk Southern Railway heavily serves the region, with a major classification yard in Allentown. A geographically-accurate map of the SEPTA Regional Rail system Wikinews has related news: US commuter rail accident in Pennsylvania injures over 30 The Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) Regional Rail Division provides Regional rail service on thirteen branches to over 150 active stations in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and its suburbs. ... Lansdale is also the surname of a famous American author Joe R. Lansdale. ... : William Doyle United States Pennsylvania Bucks 2. ... alternate logo The Central Railroad of New Jersey, more commonly known as the Jersey Central Lines or CNJ, was a regional railroad with origins in the 1830s, lasting until 1976 when it was absorbed into Conrail with the other bankrupt railroads of the U.S. Northeast. ... The New Jersey Transit Corporation (usually shortened to New Jersey Transit or NJ Transit) is a statewide public transportation system serving the state of New Jersey, and Orange and Rockland counties in New York. ... Map of Phillipsburg in Warren County Phillipsburg, known locally as Pburg, is a town in Warren County, New Jersey, in the United States. ... Norfolk Southern Headquarters Norfolk, Virginia. ... Chicago and North Western Railways Proviso Yard in Chicago, Illinois, December 1942. ...

Roads

The Lehigh Valley has four major highways: Interstate 78, a major east-west highway, runs through the southern part of the Valley, duplexed with Pennsylvania Route 309. I-78 runs from Harrisburg in the west to the Holland Tunnel and New York City in the east. 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. ... PA Route 309 is a highway which runs for 132 miles (212 km) through Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the United States. ... This article is about the capital city of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. ... Clifford Milburn Holland, 1919 Traveling through the Holland Tunnel, from Manhattan to New Jersey. ... New York, New York and NYC redirect here. ...


U.S. Route 22 is a major freeway that runs through the Valley from Kuhnsville in the western part of the Valley to Easton in the eastern part of the Valley. U.S. Route 22 starts in Cincinnati, Ohio in the west, running through the Valley to Elizabeth, New Jersey in the east. A third highway, Pennsylvania Route 33, runs north-south through the Lehigh Valley, from the Poconos in the north to Northampton County in the south. 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. ... Kuhnsville is a small community in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. ... Northampton Countys location in Pennsylvania Eastons location in Northampton County Coordinates: , Country United States State County Northampton Government  - Mayor Sal Panto Area  - Total 4. ... Cincinnati redirects here. ... Union County Court House Elizabeth is a city in Union County, New Jersey, in the United States. ... Pennsylvania Route 33 is a 26 mile long limited-access road in eastern Pennsylvania, USA. The route is also called the Gen. ...


The fourth major highway in the Valley is Interstate 476, the Northeast Extension of the Pennsylvania Turnpike. It stretches 131 miles from Chester in the south to the Scranton-Wilkes-Barre in the north. 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. ... Chester is a city in Delaware County, Pennsylvania, population 36,854 at the 2000 census. ... Scranton is the name of several places in the United States of America: Scranton, Arkansas Scranton, Pennsylvania Scranton, South Carolina Scranton, North Dakota See Also: William Scranton, former Pennsylvania governor and presidential candidate This is a disambiguation page — a navigational aid which lists other pages that might otherwise share the... Wilkes-Barre (pronounced wilkes-berry or wilkes-bear, and most often by non-natives as wilkes-bar) is a city located in Luzerne County, Pennsylvania. ...


Other major roads in the Valley include MacArthur Road (PA 145), a divided local road that leads to the Lehigh Valley Mall and its surrounding commercial district. Cedar Crest Boulevard, a north-south highway, runs from North Whitehall Township in the north through west-side Allentown to Emmaus in the south. Lehigh Street runs from northeast to southwest, originating in downtown Allentown and ending in Emmaus. Tilghman Street runs from Fogelsville in the west to MacArthur Road (PA 145) in the east. Tilghman Street runs through most of Allentown and also intersects with Cedar Crest Boulevard, Pennsylvania Route 100, Pennsylvania Route 309 and several other major Lehigh Valley highways. PA Route 145 is a highway that runs 21 miles in Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... The Lehigh Valley Mall is the largest shopping mall in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Cedar Crest Boulevard is a major north-south highway in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Lehigh Street is a major road that connects Bethlehem, Pennsylvania in the east to Emmaus, Pennsylvania in the west, in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... It has been suggested that this article or section be merged into U.S. Route 22 in Pennsylvania. ... Fogelsville is a suburban town in Lehigh County in Eastern Pennsylvania. ... Pennsylvania Route 100 is a Pennsylvania highway that runs north and south for 67 miles throughout the eastern part of the state. ...


County statistics

Geographic Area July 1, 2005 Census 2000 1990 Census 1980 Census 1970 Census
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ MSA 790,535 740,395 686,688 635,481 594,382
Carbon County, Pennsylvania 61,959 58,802 56,846 53,285 50,573
Lehigh County, Pennsylvania 330,433 312,090 291,130 272,349 255,304
Northampton County, Pennsylvania 287,767 267,066 247,105 225,418 214,368
Warren County, New Jersey 110,376 102,437 91,607
Allentown, Pennsylvania 105,231 106,632 105,090
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania 68,114 71,329 71,428
Easton, Pennsylvania 26,263 26,276

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. ... The Twenty-first United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 248,709,873, an increase of 9. ... The Twentieth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 226,545,805, an increase of 11. ... The Nineteenth United States Census was taken in 1970. ... Carbon County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Lehigh County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Northampton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... Warren County is a county located in the state of New Jersey. ... 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. ... Location in Lehigh and Northampton Counties, Pennsylvania Location within Pennsylvania Coordinates: , Country United States State Counties Lehigh and Northampton Founded 1741 Government  - Mayor John B. Callahan Area  - Total 19. ... Northampton Countys location in Pennsylvania Eastons location in Northampton County Coordinates: , Country United States State County Northampton Government  - Mayor Sal Panto Area  - Total 4. ...

References

  1. ^ a b Pennsylvania County High Points. Peakbagger.com. Retrieved on 2007-01-01.
  2. ^ Lauer-Williams, Kathy (2008). "Lehigh Valley wineries earn recognition". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Apr. 17, 2008.
  3. ^ Coca-Cola Park Info, IronPigs Baseball Official Website. Retrieved on 2008-05-05.
  4. ^ Baseball Reference Bullpen: Scranton/Wilkes-Barre Red Barons. Retrieved on 2008-05-05.
  5. ^ Breaking Benjamin, "Breath" video, YouTube.

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External links

  • Lehigh Valley Chamber of Commerce.
  • Lehigh Valley Convention and Visitors Bureau.
  • Lehigh Valley Online.
  • LehighValleyPA.org.
  • Lehigh Valley Planning Commission.
  • "Living in the Greater Lehigh Valley," by The Allentown Morning Call.

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