Center Valley, Pennsylvania

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Center Valley, Pennsylvania
Unincorporated community
The Penn State Lehigh Valley campus in Center Valley
The Penn State Lehigh Valley campus in Center Valley
Center Valley is located in Pennsylvania
Center Valley
Center Valley
Coordinates: 40°31′45″N 75°23′36″W / 40.52917°N 75.39333°W / 40.52917; -75.39333Coordinates: 40°31′45″N 75°23′36″W / 40.52917°N 75.39333°W / 40.52917; -75.39333
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Lehigh
Township Upper Saucon
Elevation 443 ft (135 m)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 18034
Area code(s) 610 and 484
GNIS feature ID 1171463[1]

Center Valley is an unincorporated village one mile north of Coopersburg, Pennsylvania, at the intersection of Pennsylvania Route 309 and Pennsylvania Route 378 in Upper Saucon Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania in the United States.

In 1990, Center Valley had a population of 900. Its zip code is 18034.

History[edit]

The Centennial Bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1988.[2] It has since been demolished.

Commerce[edit]

The Stabler Center, one of the largest areas of land being developed in the Lehigh Valley, is located in Center Valley. In October 2006, The Promenade Shops at Saucon Valley, the Lehigh Valley's highest-end outdoor mall, opened for business.[3]

Center Valley also is the location for the headquarters of Olympus Corporation for the Americas and the headquarters of the Patriot League college athletic conference, which has 23 sports (men's: 11; women's: 12), including NCAA Division I FCS football.

Transportation[edit]

Center Valley was once served by the R5 Allentown line

Center Valley
Former train station
Line(s)
Services
  Former services  
Preceding station   SEPTA.svg SEPTA   Following station
  Former services  
Allentown Line
toward Allentown
Preceding station   Lehigh Valley Transit Company   Following station
via Wood, Coopers, and Coopersville stations
toward 69th Street
Liberty Bell High Speed Line
Liberty Bell Limited (service ended 1951)
via School, Lehigh, and Emmaus Junction
Terminus

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Education[edit]

Three campuses of higher education are located in Center Valley:

Notable people[edit]

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