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Welcome to Emmaus ...

Emmaus is located in Lehigh County<1>.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Emmaus has a population of 11,472 people<2> (see below for details).

Emmaus is 430 feet [131 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Emmaus lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Telephone area codes for Emmaus: (610) & (484)<4>

The ZIP code for Emmaus: 18049<5>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Emmaus had an population of 11,472 people. This is an increase of 2.33% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 1.41% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Emmaus had a population of 11,211 people. This makes Emmaus the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Emmaus represents 0.09% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 58th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 11,211 people, the population of Emmaus has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 11,313 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Emmaus.

Communities Also Named Emmaus ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 2 communities that are also named Emmaus - they are located in Texas and Virginia.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Emmaus.

Communities near Emmaus ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Emmaus.

  • Bethlehem
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the northeast)
  • Easton
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the northeast)
  • Phillipsburg
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the northeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phillipsburg
    • Phillipsburg is located in Warren County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,238 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Phillipsburg
  • Northampton
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the north)
  • Perkasie
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perkasie have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Perkasie
    • Perkasie is located in Bucks County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,855 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Perkasie
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Perkasie <6>
  • Quakertown
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southeast)
  • Wilson
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the northeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilson have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilson
    • Wilson is located in Northampton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,784 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Wilson
  • Souderton
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southeast)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Souderton have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Souderton
    • Souderton is located in Montgomery County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,110 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Souderton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Souderton <6>
  • Catasauqua
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the north)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Catasauqua have been provided by the GNIS.<7> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Catasauqua
    • Catasauqua is located in Lehigh County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,606 people
    • Jump to a Google Map centered on Catasauqua
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Catasauqua <6>
  • Hellertown
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the east)

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 Emmaus. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Emmaus.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Emmaus. 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 Emmaus.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Emmaus. See our Newspapers Page for Emmaus.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Emmaus ...

Looking for more information about Emmaus? 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 Emmaus, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Emmaus.

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Emmaus. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Lehigh County: www.lehighcounty.org/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Lehigh, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Emmaus.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Emmaus - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Area code (484) is an overlay for area code (610).
<5>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a community (such as Emmaus). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Emmaus or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<7>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.









 

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