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Welcome to Easton ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Easton, you might get a feel for it by knowing that during our research the earliest mention that we found (so far) was in a book dated 1895.
When the people of Easton refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Eastonian<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Easton has a population of 27,446 people<3> (see below for details).
Easton is 360 feet [110 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Easton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The ZIP code for Easton: 18042<5>
Websites for Easton ...
Official Website: www.easton-pa.com/
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Easton had an population of 27,446 people. This is an increase of 2.41% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.5% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Easton had a population of 26,800 people (or 9% of the total population of Northampton County). This makes Easton the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Easton represents 0.21% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 20th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 26,800 people, the population of Easton increased 2.04% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 26,263 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Easton.
Communities Also Named Easton ...
While we believe that this Easton is located in Northampton County, we know of another 2 Pennsylvania communities named Easton. Those communities are located in the following counties: Clarion and Wyoming County.
Beyond Pennsylvania, there are 33 communities that are also named Easton - they are located in Alabama (2), California, Colorado, Connecticut, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan (2), Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, New Hampshire, New York, Nova Scotia, Ohio (2), Tennessee (2), Texas, Washington, West Virginia (2) and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Easton.
Communities near Easton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Easton.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Easton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Easton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Easton. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Easton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Easton. Our list includes 89 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Easton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Easton ...
Looking for more information about Easton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Easton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Easton.
Adding Easton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Easton in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
From our notes, the earliest published mention we've found for Easton was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Easton.
Off-the-Road Links ...
The official website for Easton: www.easton-pa.com/
The official website for Northampton County: www.northamptoncounty.org/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified/updated: 07 Dec 2023