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Northampton County, Pennsylvania

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The county was formed in 1752 and was named for Northamptonshire, England.

The county is industrially oriented, producing cement, and other industrial products. It was a center of cement production, with the world's then-largest cement producer, Atlas Portland Cement Company, operating here for nearly 100 years, from 1895 until 1982.[3] Bethlehem Steel, once one of the world's largest manufacturers of steel, was located in this county prior to its closing in 2003.

Adjacent Counties

Cities & Boroughs

  • Bangor
  • Bath
  • Bethlehem (part)
  • Chapman
  • East Bangor
  • Easton (County Seat)
  • Freemansburg
  • Glendon
  • Hellertown
  • Nazareth
  • North Catasauqua
  • Northampton
  • Pen Argyl
  • Portland
  • Roseto
  • Stockertown
  • Tatamy
  • Walnutport
  • West Easton
  • Wilson
  • Wind Gap

List of Other Townships & Communities



Nat'l Reg. of Hist. Places

Delaware Water Gap Nat'l Rec. Area (part)

Genealogy Trails

PA Roots

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