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)
    Place Unit Type
    Containing Unit
    Date Type
    Commercial production of Zinc begins in Pennsylvania Business/Industry
    Name Type
    Allentown, PA City or Town
    How to Cite This Page: "Lehigh County, PA," House Divided: The Civil War Research Engine at Dickinson College, https://hd.housedivided.dickinson.edu/node/19830.