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 Lehigh County, Pennsylvania - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lehigh County is a county located in the state of Pennsylvania.
As of 2000, the population of the county is 312,090.
It is named after the Lehigh River, which runs through the county's two largest cities, Allentown and Bethlehem.
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 Lehigh County, Pennsylvania - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
County in east-central Pennsylvania, bordered to the northeast by the Lehigh River; area 901 sq km/348 sq mi;; population (1990) 291,100.
The county is part of a highly industrial region that developed in the 19th century due to its proximity to vast anthracite deposits.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
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 Lehigh County - Pennsylvania Community & Photos by Personal Injury Lawyers Munley, Munley & Cartwright
Lehigh County, Pennsylvania nestles in the rolling hills of the lovely Lehigh Valley, in the southeastern corner of the state.
According to the 2000 census, Lehigh County's population is 312,909.
Lehigh County residents revere their intriguing past, and the Historical Society preserves it through the various museums and historical sites scattered throughout the region.
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 Lehigh County, Pennsylvania in the Civil War
The total number of men from Lehigh County who served during the Civil War was 2,063.
Resolved, that the thanks of this House of Representatives are due, and hearby tendered to the five hundred and thirty soldiers from Pennsylvania, who passed through the mob at Baltimore, and reached Washington on the 18th of April last, for the defense of the National capital.
The men of Lehigh County served honorably and bravely throughout the war.
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 ATSDR - PHA - Rodale Manufacturing Company, Inc., Emmaus, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
However, the 1990 Census reports that the average number of persons per household is 2.51 for Lehigh County (5).
Emmaus Borough had a population of 11,157, as recorded in the 1990 Census--an increase of 1.4 percent from the 1980 population of 11,001 (6).
Conversely, only 20.5 percent of the population was under 18 years of age compared to 22.7 percent for Lehigh County and 23.5 percent for Pennsylvania (5).
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 Lehigh County, Pennsylvania - Neighborhood profiles - 4WallsInPA.com
Lehigh County is located in southeastern Pennsylvania and is also known as Lehigh Valley, with the city of Allentown as its county seat.
Lehigh County is positioned beween Philadelphia and New York City, with quick and easy access to both major metropolitan areas.
Lehigh County also has a strong cultural scene, with stage theaters, art museum, amusment park with world-class coasters and water slides, premier bicycle racing track, game preserve, numerous historical sites, and lots of arts and music festivals.
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 Untitled Document   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
was born in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania in 1779.
He was a prominent leader in Pennsylvania militia organizations, eventually rising to the rank of brigadier general.
On April 16, 1797 at age 14 she was confirmed at Lehigh Church in Lower Macungie Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.
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 Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Genealogical Records Information
The name Lehigh is derived from the German "Lecha," which comes from the Native American term "Uchauwekink," meaning, "where there are forks." Allentown, the county seat, was laid out about 1762 and named for Chief Justice William Allen of Pennsylvania, a local landowner.
Lehigh is in the top quarter of the counties in total farm income.
The one hundredths [sic] anniversary of the Lutheran Congregation of Macungie, Pennsylvania
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 Allentown and Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, Location and Maps
Lehigh County was created on March 6, 1812 from part of Northampton County and named for the Lehigh River.
The name Lehigh is derived from the German "Lecha" which comes from the Indian "Lechauwekink", meaning "where there are forks." Allentown, the county seat, was named for Chief Justice William Allen of Pennsylvania, a local landowner.
From folk art to petting zoos, the Lehigh Valley is more than just a place to visit, it's an experience rich with history, beauty and fun.
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 John Jacob Rugh Sr. of Westmoreland County Pennsylvania
She related to James Rugh that her great-grandfather had come from Holland to Lehigh County, Pennsylvania and that her grandfather (Michael Rugh) had married Anna Francina Markle, a daughter of Christopher Markle and Anna Germina Wertz, "also of Holland".
She reported that they had located in Westmoreland County in 1772 on a tract of land, much of which subsequently became part of the site of the City of Greensburg.
Jacob ZEHNER (SEANOR) was born in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania on January 10, 1787.
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 The Bar Association of Lehigh County
Under Pennsylvania law your desire to withhold or withdraw medical treatment is not considered suicide, euthanasia or homicide.
At the Annual Meeting of the Bar Association of Lehigh County, held on January 12, 2006, Attorney Susan Ellis Wild0 of the law firm of Gross, McGinley, LaBarre and Eaton, was named President of the association.
Bar Association of Lehigh County Membership is open to lawyers in good standing who are members of the Bar of Lehigh County and of the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania and either reside or maintain an office for the practice of law in Lehigh County.
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 Twelfth Generation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
She was buried on 20 Apr 1751 in Emmaus Moravian Cemetery, Emmaus, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.
He was buried in 1787 in Heidelberg Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.
She was buried on 12 Mar 1786 in Emmaus Moravian, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.
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 Lehigh County PA   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Lehigh was form in 1812 from Northampton County, Northampton was formed in 1752 from Bucks County.
Welcome to Lehigh County PA I'll be starting from ground up to develop the site, so please be patience as I collect information to add.
Resources in and around Lehigh Co. Check out the Emmaus Historical Society as they are looking for photos of service men and woman from the Emmaus Area.
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 Miscellaneous Lehigh County, Pennsylvania Obituaries
Born in Freeland, Luzerne County, he was a son of the late Joseph and Suzanna (Yurik) Tomcho.
He was a member of the Pennsylvania Electric Association and served as chairman of its customer and general accounting committee and accounting section.
Born in Centre Township, Berks County, she was a daughter of the late Edward F. and Gertie M. (Schappell) Madeira.
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 La Leche League of Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
Lehigh County Daytime Group meets at 10:00 AM on the first Friday of every month at the Macungie Church of the Nazarene, at the intersection of Brookside and Buckeye Roads, in Macungie.
Lehigh County Evening Group meets at 7:00 PM on the second Wednesday of every month at the St. Luke's Education Center, 1941 Hamilton Street, in Allentown.
The La Leche League International mission is to help mothers worldwide to breastfeed through mother-to-mother support, encouragement, information and education, and to promote a better understanding of breastfeeding as an important element in the healthy development of the baby and the mother.
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 Lehigh County Website
The Lehigh County Department of Human Services recognizes the diversity of our community and provides a wide variety of programs and services to meet the needs of all its residents.
Lehigh County is nestled in the beautiful Lehigh Valley located in Eastern PA, about 60 miles Northwest of the City of Philadelphia.
A confidential telephone message system available to employees and the general public to report suspected fraud, waste and abuse concerning Lehigh County Government.
www.lehighcounty.org   (113 words)

  
 Tyler Technologies Signs Odyssey Courts System Contract With Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
With a population of more than 300,000, Lehigh County is among the 200 largest counties in the nation.
In its search for software to replace its aging in-house courts systems, the County required a courts system that would grow with it and that could facilitate the consolidation of multiple functions and departments.
Because Odyssey is a unified case management system as defined by the National Center for State Courts, Lehigh County will consolidate the functions of case processing -- imaging, accounting, calendaring, reporting, forms merge, and others -- for multiple case types, all in a single software package.
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 The Political Graveyard: Lehigh County, Pa.
Assignment of birthplaces, deathplaces, and cemeteries to counties is subject to error.
U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 7th District, 1859-61; colonel in the Union Army during the Civil War; state court judge in Pennsylvania, 1867.
Member of Pennsylvania state legislature; U.S. Representative from Pennsylvania 6th District, 1845-47; state court judge in Pennsylvania.
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 petercastner - pafg01.htm - Generated by Personal Ancestral File   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Peter Ruch alone was sponsor 1 Apr 1783, in Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County, of the baptism by Baltzer Meyer of Peter and Magdalena's daughter, Christina.
Michael, in 1769 at Heidelberg Union Church, Heidelberg Township, old Bucks, now Lehigh, County, and also in the records of the baptisms of their children, Maria Catherina, Johannes, Elizabetha and Christina, by Baltzer Meyer at Harrold's Lutheran Church, Sewickley Creek settlement, Hempfield Township, Westmoreland County.
Mary Magdalena Castner was born on 20 Mar 1780 in Westmoreland County, Pennsylvania.
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 Allentown, Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
The County Links on the left will keep you specifically in or near Allentown and Lehigh County, in southeastern PA. We add new listings and links on a regular basis.
Pennsylvania has hundreds of colleges and universities to choose from...
Pennsylvania has hundreds of Bed and Breakfasts scattered across all of our regions and 67 counties.
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 LEHIGH COUNTY PENNSYLVANIA COURT OF COMMON PLEAS
The Court of Common Pleas of Lehigh County is a general jurisdiction trial court located in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
There are ten full time judges and one senior judge providing judicial services to the citizens of Lehigh County.
Copyright © 2000-2005 Anchor Consulting in conjunction with The Court of Common Pleas, Lehigh County Pennsylvania.
www.lehighcountycourt.org   (191 words)

  
 About St. Luke's   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Luke's Hospital is a non-profit, tertiary-care, teaching hospital with campuses in Bethlehem and Allentown in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania.
The property is bordered by Route 33 and Interstate 78, within a short driving distance of the major centers of rapidly escalating population in Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey.
Its founders and their deeds are memorialized in The Fowler Family Museum – not to be forgotten in the dust of unused archives, but to stand always as models of inspiration for future generations of like spirit and commitment.
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 The 1812 Project - Early Surnames in Lehigh Co PA
The basic requirement is that the person be researching and/or be somewhat knowledgeable about an early surname for the Lehigh County area, and is willing to adopt the surname and assist other researchers of the surname.
It is limited to surnames which were reported in use in what is now Lehigh County, in or before 1812, which was when the county was formed out of Northampton County.
If a contact name is not provided for the surname of interest, and you know the name was used in Lehigh County prior to 1812, and you have some knowledge about the surname, why not consider volunteering for that name yourself and others will then contact you to share information.
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 Lehigh County Homes for Sale. Real Estate in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania
Then contact any of the Pennsylvania Real Estate Agents for professional assistance finding your Pennsylvania area home.
Click on the Lehigh cities that you are interested in or search all Real Estate in Lehigh County:
Located in center city Allentown, this 2 unit property is in move-in condition....
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 Lehigh County Real Estate, REALTORS, Lehigh Real Estate Agents, Homes For Sale, Home Values
Estimate the value of your home or other Lehigh County homes in seconds, or get a professional estimate.
HomeGain provides Lehigh County real estate information and resources to guide homeowners and homebuyers through the process of selling and buying a house, condo or other property in Lehigh County.
HomeGain has realty services to help you find a top Lehigh County real estate agent, get the value of your home and a comparative market analysis, view Lehigh County real estate and MLS listings, prepare your home for sale, and more.
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