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Welcome to Hellertown ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Hellertown, you might consider that their post office opened in 1823.
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Hellertown has a population of 5,837 people<2> (see below for details).
Hellertown is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Hellertown lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The ZIP code for Hellertown: 18055<4>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Hellertown had an population of 5,837 people. This is a decrease of 1.03% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 4.12% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Hellertown had a population of 5,898 people. This makes Hellertown the county's 5th most populous community.
The population of Hellertown represents 0.05% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 155th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 5,898 people, the population of Hellertown increased 5.21% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,606 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Hellertown.
Communities near Hellertown ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Hellertown.
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 Hellertown. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Hellertown.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Hellertown. 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 Hellertown.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Hellertown. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Hellertown.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Hellertown ...
Looking for more information about Hellertown? 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 Hellertown, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Hellertown.
Adding Hellertown to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Hellertown 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 Hellertown was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>
We also found Hellertown in the book titled U.S. Post Offices (Oct. 1846).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Hellertown.
Off-the-Road Links ...
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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: 21 Feb 2024