Wescosville, Pennsylvania

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Wescosville
Location within Lehigh County
Location within Lehigh County
Wescosville is located in Pennsylvania
Wescosville
Wescosville
Location within the U.S. state of Pennsylvania
Wescosville is located in the United States
Wescosville
Wescosville
Wescosville (the United States)
Coordinates: 40°34′00″N 75°33′11″W / 40.56667°N 75.55306°W / 40.56667; -75.55306Coordinates: 40°34′00″N 75°33′11″W / 40.56667°N 75.55306°W / 40.56667; -75.55306
CountryUnited States
StatePennsylvania
CountyLehigh
Population
 • Total5,872
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
ZIP codes
18103, 18104, 18106
Area code(s)610 & 484
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Wescosville is a census-designated place located in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. The village is located between Allentown and Trexlertown in Lower Macungie Township. It is split between the Allentown ZIP codes of 18103, 18104, and 18106.[2] As of the 2010 census the population was 5,872 residents.

The primary business district of Wescosville runs along Hamilton Boulevard and is bisected by the Pennsylvania Turnpike Northeast Extension (I-476). Hamilton Boulevard was part of U.S. Route 222 until the Trexlertown-Wescosville Bypass was opened in 2007.

Wescosville is home to a park and ride lot located at the site of the former Charcoal Drive-In restaurant on Hamilton Boulevard that serves Trans-Bridge Lines and Klein Transportation buses to Midtown Manhattan in New York City and Clydesdale Bus Lines buses to Philadelphia.[3][4][5][6][7]

Historical population
Census Pop.
20004,965
20105,87218.3%

Education[edit]

Wescosville is part of the East Penn School District. Students in grades nine through 12 attend Emmaus High School in the district. Students in grades six through eight attend either Eyer Middle School or Lower Macungie Middle School in the district.

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Wescosville". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ http://www.hipcodes.com/18106/
  3. ^ "Bieber sets new pick-up, drop-off point in New York City". Allentown, PA: WFMZ-TV. July 27, 2018. Retrieved July 28, 2018.
  4. ^ "Bieber sets new pick-up, drop-off point in New York City". Allentown, PA: WFMZ-TV. July 27, 2018. Retrieved July 28, 2018.
  5. ^ "Klein Transportation and OurBus announce introductory schedule and rates". Allentown, PA: WFMZ-TV. February 10, 2019. Retrieved February 10, 2019.
  6. ^ "Book Commuter Ticket". OurBus. Retrieved February 10, 2019.
  7. ^ "Lehigh Valley & Philadelphia Schedule" (PDF). Clydesdale Bus Lines. Retrieved March 1, 2019.

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