House in Lynnport
|Elevation||482 ft (147 m)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||610 and 484 (610 Exchange: 298)|
|GNIS feature ID||1180128|
Lynnport is a small unincorporated area in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. The Lynnport area is a quiet neighborhood that is located on PA-143. It lies at an elevation of 486 feet (148 m).
Relation to Lynn Township
Lynnport, PA is part of Lynn Township, Lehigh County, PA. It is located next to the small village of New Tripoli. Together these two separate entities make up Lehigh County's largest township.
Location and demographics
Lynn Township is the largest Township in Lehigh County. Located in the northwestern corner of the county, with its neighbors Heidelberg Township to the East, Weisenberg Township to the South, Albany Township, Berks County to the West and West Penn Township, Schulylkill County to the North. The Township has 41.3 square miles (110 km2) of mountains and rolling hills and beautiful countryside. The population as of 2009 is 4,150.
Businesses and attractions
Lynnport is home to Kermit K. Kistler Inc.; a dealership for many types of equipment such as John Deere tractors, Polaris ATV's, and other heavy equipment/accessories. Also located within this small village is Miller's Automotive & Towing.
The Lynn Township building is also housed here, making it a central place for permits, meetings, and township information. This is also where the Lynn Township Road & Maintenance building is housed. Additionally, the Cetronia Ambulance Corp has a unit stationed at the Lynn Township building 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Nestled in this area is Leaser Lake, a large state-owned body of water with three boat docks, walking trails, fishing, and beauty. For more information about Leaser Lake, click here
Emergency services and community
Lynnport is served by the Lynnport Community Fire Company #1. This station houses five trucks, a social hall, and large parking areas. It is located in the center of Lynnport. Emergency medical services are provided by the Cetronia Ambulance Corps. Police response is provided by the Pennsylvania State Police, many coming from the Fogelsville barracks. While response time for fire and EMS is very low, due to the proximity of the stations, police response can sometimes be higher due to the lack of a municipal or regional police force. All emergency services are backed up by surrounding organizations, such as the New Tripoli Fire Company, or Northern Valley EMS (NoVa).
Lynnport also is home to Jacobs UCC Church, which provides services as well as a large social and recreation hall.
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