In the mid-18th century, Christopher Heller was deeded the land on which the town sits from William Penn in 1742. Most of the early settlers were of German descent.
Hellertown was incorporated in
Today, it has over 5,600 people within it's boro limits which is comprised of 2,448 households and 1,571 families.
The average household size is 2.29 and family size is 2.85.
The median income for a household is $39,651. The Median for a family is $49,604.
The town is located 40 35'3"N / 75 20'17"W
The town's area is 1.3 square miles.
Lower Saucon Facts:
from lowersaucontownship.org and 2000 census Reports
Lower Saucon Municipal Building, Lower Saucon Pa.
Saucon Township was originally established
in 1742 as part of Bucks County.
It was divided into Upper and Lower
Saucon in 1743.
In 1752, county lines were changed,
and the large township became part of Northampton County
Both townships were part of Northampton
County until 1912, when Upper Saucon became part of Lehigh County.
At that time, the new Lower Saucon Township boasted about 200 sturdy
Today, it has over 9,880 people and
remains the oldest township in present-day Northampton County.
There are 3,735 households and 2,890
families residing in the township. The average household size is 2.63
and family size is 3.0.
The median income for a household is
$59,964 and the median income for a family is 68,457.
The township covers an area of 24.3
square miles, through which run 112.29 miles of public roads. It is
recognized for its pastoral farmlands, tranquil woodlands, and gently
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Saucon TownshipWebsite >
Municipal website. Information on Public Works, Police Parks
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Lower Saucon Authority Website
Municipal website for Lower Saucon Water and Sewer Authority. Information
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numbers and current news and issues.
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Municipal website for the Community of Hellertown. Information
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Hellertown Borough Authority
Municipal website for the Water and Sewer Dept of Hellertown. History
on Hellertown's Water System, and the location and office hours.
Area Public Library Website >
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Northampton County SPCA
Our County's SPCA location. Newly designed site contains information
about the center as well as a search page for all animals currently
at the shelter for adoption.
Valley Info Website >
If it's going on in Saucon Valley, it's listed on this website.
Contains a wealth of community information; events, times, and
Saucon Valley Community Center Website
Serving the community since 1970, center provides arts and crafts,
day care services, senior citizen events, hosts bus trips and so
Valley School District Website >
Information on Grades K through 12, class schedule, contact information
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Saucon Valley Conservancy
Local group of individuals whose goal is to preserve the historical
landmarks present in our community.
Keystone Blood Center >
The area's only Blood Resource center, servicing seven counties
in Pennsylvania. SVLC and Miller Keystone hold blood drives 3
times annually. Please check out their site for drive times and
Northampton County Website
If you live in the county, this site contains a wealth of information
that you need. Provides information on: jobs, courthouse, license,
voting, tax and assessment, county records, child and youth services
just to name a few.
County Assessor's Website >
Site contains information on every property in Northampton county.
Find out the assessment of your home, as well as land values,
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