New Tripoli, Pennsylvania
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Location within Lehigh County
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||610 and 484 (610 Exchange: 298)|
The village is located at the intersection of Madison Street and Pennsylvania Route 143 near Pennsylvania Route 309 in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania. The pronunciation of New Tripoli is with the stress on "PO," as many non-natives make the mistake of stressing the first syllable which will often be corrected by natives. New Tripoli is ZIP Code 18066 in Area Code 610, Exchange 298.
The village is served by Northwestern Lehigh School District.
- Espenshade, A. Howry (1925). Pennsylvania place names. State College, PA: The Pennsylvania State College. p. 315.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to New Tripoli, Pennsylvania.|
- "Lehigh County: Local History" at LehighCounty.org, includes several references to New Tripoli.
- "Lynn-Heidelberg Historical Society" at http://www.lynnheidelberg.org/, includes several references, local events and photos of New Tripoli.
- "New Tripoli separates natives from visitors" at mcall.com, explores the history of the town's unusual pronunciation.
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