Lehigh County, PA

LEHIGH COUNTY, situated in the east part of Pennsylvania, with Lehigh river on the northeast. Area, 389 square miles. Face of the country, diversified and picturesque; soil fertile. Seat of justice, Allentown. Pop. in 1820, 18,895; in 1830, 22,256; in 1840, 25,787; in 1850, 32,479. (Fanning's, 1853)
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Containing Unit
Date Type
Commercial production of Zinc begins in Pennsylvania Business/Industry
Name Type
Allentown, PA City or Town
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