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01.10.13 - 2ND ALARM HOUSE FIRE; Lehigh Township, PA
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Lehigh Twp. Commercial Fire - 3/12/2011 - Mama
Lehigh Twp. Commercial Fire - 3/12/2011 - Mama's Pizza
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Lehigh Twp. Barn Fire - 2/13/2011
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Mama
Mama's Pizzeria Fire; Lehigh Twp., PA
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Gas Odor | East Allen Township, PA | Lehigh County Station 33 | 06.22.14
Gas Odor | East Allen Township, PA | Lehigh County Station 33 | 06.22.14
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Lehigh Twp. Dwelling Fire - 2/13/2011
Lehigh Twp. Dwelling Fire - 2/13/2011
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Lehigh Township Barn Fire
Lehigh Township Barn Fire
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Working Apartment Building Fire in Hanover Twp., Lehigh County, PA | 06.08.13
Working Apartment Building Fire in Hanover Twp., Lehigh County, PA | 06.08.13
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09.05.12; HOUSE FIRE; Moore Township, Pa.
09.05.12; HOUSE FIRE; Moore Township, Pa.
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Dwelling FIre, 579 South Cottonwood Road, Lehigh Twp., PA. | 08.10.14
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Lehigh Township Fully Involved Fatal House Fire - 4.25.13
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03.06.13 - 2nd ALARM; STRUCTURAL FIRE; ALLEN TWP., PA
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LVIA Water Movement Drill - 9.8.14
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04.09.09 - 2nd Alarm ; 302 Main St. Walnutport, PA
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03.16.09 - Working Barn Fire, Willow Brook Rd., Hanover Twp., PA
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Fully-involved house fire in Hanover Township, PA (Lehigh Co.)
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01.01.13 - STRUCTURAL FIRE; HANOVER TWP., PA
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Rescue on Airport Rd. in Hanover Twp., PA
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Garages destroyed by 2nd Alarm fire in Walnutport, Pa. | 08.17.13
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House Explosion In Moore Township, Northampton County
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01.15.13-  STRUCTURAL FIRE; HANOVER TWP., PA
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Mamas Pizza FIRE Pt. 3
Mamas Pizza FIRE Pt. 3
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3RD ALARM: House Fire in East Allen Township, PA | 06.20.14
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11.07.09 - 2nd Alarm, 496 S. Cottonwood Rd. Lehigh Twp.
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3rd-alarm house fire; Slatington, PA
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2nd Alarm House Fire East Allen Twp., PA.  10-15-13
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01.13.11 - 3rd Alarm; Slatington, PA
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Lehigh Township Barn Fire 2-13-11
Lehigh Township Barn Fire 2-13-11
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04.24.09 - Structure Fire, 3601 Lehigh Drive, Lehigh Township, PA
04.24.09 - Structure Fire, 3601 Lehigh Drive, Lehigh Township, PA
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02.09.11 - 3rd Alarm Explosion, Allentown, PA
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Rick Lee Arrested for Rape
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01.04.09 - 2nd Alarm House Fire, 1779 Kline Ave. Salisbury Twp. PA
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57 Hotel Fire w Fire Station 47   (Part 2)
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2nd Alarm transmitted for heavy fire throughout building in Palmer, PA.
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03.08.13 - WORKING HOUSE FIRE; BETHLEHEM TWP., PA.
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Lehigh Twp Puts All Hands to Work On Well Off Home - 2.1.13
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Bushkill Twp House Fire 3-11-13
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06.18.10 - Multiple Alarm House Fire, 8633 Brown St. Slatedale, PA
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1 Dead in Hanover Township House Fire - 2.17.14
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Hanover Twp, Northampton County Dwelling Fire - 3.27.11
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Hanover Twp Northampton County House Fire
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10.27.09 - House Fire, 3650 Browning La., Hanover Twp. PA
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Part 5 Lehigh Valley - PA Scenic Byway  611 - Song - Sally Ann
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Fatal House Fire Hanover Twp 2.17.14
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Springfield Twp Bucks County House Fire
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Scott Park at the Lehigh and Delaware Rivers, Easton, Pennsylvania
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Williams Township Garage Fire 11-4-09
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Structure Fire | Hanover Twp. | Lehigh County | 5-24-13
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For other Pennsylvania townships of the same name, see Lehigh Township, Pennsylvania.
Lehigh Township
Settlement
Lehigh Township, Growth.jpg
Corn growing in the township
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Northampton
Elevation 669 ft (203.9 m)
Coordinates 40°44′59″N 75°32′29″W / 40.74972°N 75.54139°W / 40.74972; -75.54139
Area 29.9 sq mi (77.4 km2)
 - land 29.7 sq mi (77 km2)
 - water 0.2 sq mi (1 km2), 0.67%
Population 9,728 (2000)
Density 327.7 / sq mi (126.5 / km2)
Timezone EST (UTC-5)
 - summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
Area code 610
Location of Lehigh Township in Northampton County
Location of Lehigh Township in Pennsylvania
Location of Pennsylvania in the United States

Lehigh Township is a township in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States. Lehigh Township is located in the Lehigh Valley region of the state.

The population of Lehigh Township was 9,728 at the 2000 census.

Geography[edit]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 29.9 square miles (77 km2), of which, 29.7 square miles (77 km2) of it is land and 0.2 square miles (0.52 km2) of it (0.80%) is water. It is drained by the Lehigh River, which separates it from Lehigh County and Blue Mountain separates it from Carbon County to the north. Its villages include Berlinsville, Cherryville, Danielsville, Lehigh Gap (also in Lehigh County,) Pennsville, Rockville, and Treichlers.

The township's numbered roads include north-to-south Routes 145 and 873 and east-to-west Routes 248 and 946. 145 and 873 have their northern termini on 248 in Lehigh Gap and extend downriver via Treichlers to Allentown and south via Slatington to Schnecksville, respectively. 248 connects Carbon County with Bath, Nazareth, and Easton, while 946 extends east from 248 in Berlinsville to Klecknersville and Moorestown. Other local roads of note include Blue Mountain Drive, Cherryville Road, Indian Trail Road, and Mountain View Drive.

Adjacent municipalities[edit]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 9,728 people, 3,680 households, and 2,833 families residing in the township. The population density was 327.7 people per square mile (126.5/km²). There were 3,816 housing units at an average density of 128.6/sq mi (49.6/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.67% White, 0.36% African American, 0.20% Native American, 0.17% Asian, 0.16% from other races, and 0.43% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.74% of the population.

There were 3,680 households out of which 31.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 67.0% were married couples living together, 6.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 23.0% were non-families. 18.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.62 and the average family size was 2.98.

In the township the population was spread out with 22.5% under the age of 18, 6.3% from 18 to 24, 29.5% from 25 to 44, 27.9% from 45 to 64, and 13.7% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 41 years. For every 100 females there were 102.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 98.6 males.

The median income for a household in the township was $48,263, and the median income for a family was $55,216. Males had a median income of $37,307 versus $27,206 for females. The per capita income for the township was $21,400. About 2.3% of families and 2.9% of the population were below the poverty line, including 3.1% of those under age 18 and 4.1% of those age 65 or over.

Politics and government[edit]

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Public education[edit]

The Township is served by the Northampton Area School District.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 
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