Wednesday, September 12, 2007

About Lehigh County

Lehigh County is located in southeastern Pennsylvania in the area known as the Lehigh Valley, with the city of Allentown as its county seat.

Lehigh County positioned in the corridor beween Philadelphia and New York City, with quick and easy access to both of these major metropolitan areas. The area is accessible via I-78, Rt.22, Rt.309, Rt.33 or Rt.476 (Pennsylvania Turnpike).

Lehigh County also has a thriving 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.

Lehigh County neighbors the East Coast's major markets. Regular commuters realize the ultimate convenience of our central location and transportation options. The Lehigh Valley International Airport provides both commercial and private air facilitites.

Lehigh Valley International Airport offers full-time customer service and non-stop flights to many U.S. cities. The "super highway and railway" networks and strategic geographic locations help make these markets 100 percent accessible. One-third of the U.S. population lives within a comfortable one day's drive, and one-half of Canadian businesses are within 500 miles.

Lehigh County comprises 347 square miles of rolling hills including over 11,000 acres of preserved farmland and a network of more than 17,000 acres of outdoor recreational parks that offer extensive leisure opportunities.

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