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Encyclopedia > Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania
Coordinates: 40°52′08″N 75°15′20″W / 40.86889, -75.25556
Pen Argyl
Borough
Official name: Borough of Pen Argyl
Name origin: Pen, Celtic for "mountain;" Argyl, Greek for "slate rock." [1]
Country Flag of the United States United States
State Flag of Pennsylvania Pennsylvania
County Northampton
Elevation 781 ft (238 m)
Coordinates 40°52′08″N 75°15′20″W / 40.86889, -75.25556
Area 1.4 mi² (3.6 km²)
 - land 1.4 mi² (4 km²)
 - water 0.0 mi² (0 km²), 0%
Population 3,615 (2000)
Density 2,603.9 /mi² (1,005.4 /km²)
Incorporated 1882 [2]
Mayor Judy Piper
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 18072
Area code 610
School District Pen Argyl Area School District
Location of Pen Argyl in Northampton County
Location of Pen Argyl in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States
Website: http://www.penargylborough.com/

Pen Argyl is a borough in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, 18 miles (29 km) north of Easton, in the Lehigh Valley region of the state. It is part of Pennsylvania's Slate Belt.[3] Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Pennsylvania. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Northampton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... A foot (plural: feet or foot;[1] symbol or abbreviation: ft or, sometimes, ′ – a prime) is a unit of length, in a number of different systems, including English units, Imperial units, and United States customary units. ... This article is about the unit of length. ... 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. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... 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. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... 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. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... 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. ... Square kilometre (U.S. spelling: square kilometer), symbol km², is a decimal multiple of SI unit of surface area square metre, one of the SI derived units. ... Year 1882 (MDCCCLXXXII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday of the 12-day slower Julian calendar). ... Metronome, a public art installation showing the time in New York City The Eastern Time Zone (ET) of the Western Hemisphere falls mostly along the east coast of Northern America and the west coast of South America. ... -12 | -11 | -10 | -9:30 | -9 | -8 | -7 | -6 | -5 | -4 | -3:30 | -3 | -2:30 | -2 | -1 | -0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Eastern Daylight Time or EDT is equal to: In North America, Eastern Standard Time + 1, or UTC − 4 hours. ... −12 | −11 | −10 | −9:30 | −9 | −8 | −7 | −6 | −5 | −4 | −3:30 | −3 | −2:30 | −2 | −1 | −0:25 | UTC (0) | +0:20 | +0:30 | +1 | +2 | +3 | +3:30 | +4 | +4:30 | +4:51 | +5 | +5:30 | +5:40 | +5:45 | +6 | +6:30 | +7 | +7:20 | +7... Area codes 484, 610 and 835 are Commonwealth of Pennsylvania telephone area codes which serve the Southeast region of the state including the cities of Allentown and Bethlehem. ... Pen Argyl Area School District is a school district located in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... Image File history File links Pennsylvania_Locator_Map. ... Image File history File links No higher resolution available. ... 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 ... Northampton County is a county located in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania. ... This article is about the U.S. State. ... Northampton Countys location in Pennsylvania Eastons location in Northampton County Coordinates: , Country State County Northampton Government  - Mayor Sal Panto Jr. ... For other uses, see Lehigh Valley (disambiguation). ... For other uses, see Slate (disambiguation). ...

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Population

In 1900, 2,784 people lived in Pen Argyl, and in 1910, 3,967 people lived here. The population was 3,615 as of the 2000 census. Äž: For the film, see: 1900 (film). ... Year 1910 (MCMX) was a common year starting on Saturday (link will display calendar) of the Gregorian calendar (or a common year starting on Friday [1] of the 13-day-slower Julian calendar). ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ...


Geography

Pen Argyl is located at 40°52′8″N, 75°15′20″W (40.868854, -75.255451)GR1.


According to the United States Census Bureau, the borough has a total area of 3.6 km² (1.4 mi²). 3.6 km² (1.4 mi²) of it is land and 0.71% 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. ...


Demographics

As of the censusGR2 of 2000, there were 3,615 people, 1,427 households, and 1,003 families residing in the borough. The population density was 1,004.1/km² (2,603.9/mi²). There were 1,506 housing units at an average density of 418.3/km² (1,084.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the borough was 97.81% White, 0.47% African American, 0.11% Native American, 0.55% Asian, 0.25% from other races, and 0.80% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.22% of the population. Image:1870 census Lindauer Weber 01. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... It has been suggested that Ethnicity (United States Census) be merged into this article or section. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ... The United States Census Bureau uses the federal governments definitions of race when performing a census. ...


There were 1,427 households out of which 36.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 53.7% were married couples living together, 12.2% had a female householder with no husband present, and 29.7% were non-families. 24.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 12.6% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.52 and the average family size was 3.01. Marriage is an interpersonal relationship with governmental, social, or religious recognition, usually intimate and sexual, and often created as a contract, or through civil process. ...


In the borough the population was spread out with 26.7% under the age of 18, 6.9% from 18 to 24, 31.0% from 25 to 44, 20.2% from 45 to 64, and 15.2% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females there were 91.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 86.9 males.


The median income for a household in the borough was $40,066, and the median income for a family was $47,935. Males had a median income of $32,596 versus $23,239 for females. The per capita income for the borough was $18,145. About 4.3% of families and 5.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.7% of those under age 18 and 8.9% of those age 65 or over. The per capita income for a group of people may be defined as their total personal income, divided by the total population. ... Map of countries showing percentage of population who have an income below the national poverty line The poverty line is the level of income below which one cannot afford to purchase all the resources one requires to live. ...


Public education

The borough is served by the Pen Argyl Area School District. Pen Argyl Area School District is a school district located in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. ...


Notable locations

Pen Argyl is the resting place of actress Jayne Mansfield, whose family requested to have her body laid to rest in Fairview Cemetery, located on the borough's outskirts. Her heart-shaped gravestone is visible from the road as you pass by the cemetery. Jayne Mansfield (born Vera Jayne Palmer; April 19, 1933—29 June 1967) was an American actress working both on Broadway and in Hollywood. ...


Pen Argyl is also home to the Weona Park Dentzel carousel, which is listed in the National Register of Historic Places. A typical plaque showing entry on the National Register of Historic Places. ...


Notable residents

Augustin Kennady (b. ... 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. ... Gymnastics is a sport involving the performance of sequences of movements requiring physical strength, flexibility, balance, endurance, gracefulness, and kinesthetic awareness, and includes such skills as handsprings, handstands, split leaps, aerials and cartwheels. ... The five Olympic rings were designed in 1913, adopted in 1914 and debuted at the Games at Antwerp, 1920. ... Aldo Ray, also known as Aldo DaRe (25 September 1926 - 27 March 1991) was an American film actor. ... Tighe Scott (born June 2, 1949) is a retired American racecar driver from Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania. ...

References

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