Slatedale, Pennsylvania

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Slatedale, Pennsylvania
Location in Lehigh County
Location in Lehigh County
Slatedale is located in Pennsylvania
Slatedale
Slatedale
Location in Pennsylvania
Slatedale is located in the United States
Slatedale
Slatedale
Location in the United States
Coordinates: 40°44′40″N 75°39′24″W / 40.74444°N 75.65667°W / 40.74444; -75.65667Coordinates: 40°44′40″N 75°39′24″W / 40.74444°N 75.65667°W / 40.74444; -75.65667
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyLehigh
TownshipWashington
Area
 • Total0.30 sq mi (0.77 km2)
 • Land0.30 sq mi (0.77 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
Elevation
501 ft (153 m)
Population
 • Total455
 • Density1,528/sq mi (590.0/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
18079, 18080
Area code610 & 484
FIPS code42-71080
GNIS feature ID1187788

Slatedale is an unincorporated community and census-designated place (CDP) in Washington Township, Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. As of the 2010 census, it had a population of 455.[2]

Geography[edit]

Slatedale is in northern Lehigh County, west of the center of Washington Township. It is 3 miles (5 km) west of the borough of Slatington and 16 miles (26 km) northwest of Allentown, the county seat. Both Slatedale and Slatington are named after the large amount of slate found in the area.

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the Slatedale CDP has a total area of 0.3 square miles (0.8 km2), of which 0.6 acres (2,464 m2), or 0.32%, are water.[1] Trout Creek forms the southern border of the community and flows east to the Lehigh River in Slatington. Blue Mountain rises 2 miles (3 km) to the north.

Services[edit]

The village of Slatedale is served by the Citizen's Fire Co #1, Slatedale, for fire protection and Northern Valley EMS for ambulance services. While it has its own box post office with the ZIP code of 18079, surrounding areas use the Slatington zip code of 18080.

Historical population
Census Pop.
2000389
201045517.0%

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "2019 U.S. Gazetteer Files: Places: Pennsylvania". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved October 28, 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Total Population: 2010 Census DEC Summary File 1 (P1), Slatedale CDP, Pennsylvania". data.census.gov. U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved October 28, 2020.