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Welcome to Nazareth ...

Nazareth is located in Northampton County<1>.



While we don't have a date for the founding of Nazareth, 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.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Nazareth has a population of 5,708 people<2> (see below for details).

Nazareth is 490 feet [149 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The ZIP code for Nazareth: 18064<4>

Websites for Nazareth ...

Official Website:   www.nazarethborough.com/

Chamber of Commerce:   www.nazarethchamber.com/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Nazareth had an population of 5,708 people. This is a decrease of 0.66% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.23% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Nazareth had a population of 5,746 people. This makes Nazareth the county's 6th most populous community.

The population of Nazareth represents 0.05% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 160th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,746 people, the population of Nazareth decreased 4.6% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,023 people).

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

Communities Also Named Nazareth ...

Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 5 communities that are also named Nazareth - they are located in Kentucky, Michigan, North Carolina, Quebec and Texas.

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

Communities near Nazareth ...

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

  • Allentown
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
  • Bethlehem
    (8 miles [12.9 km] to the south)
  • Easton
    (6 miles [9.7 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Easton
    • Easton is located in Northampton County
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 27,364 people
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Easton <5>
  • Phillipsburg
    (7 miles [11.3 km] to the southeast)
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Phillipsburg
    • Phillipsburg is located in Warren County (NJ)
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 14,238 people
  • Emmaus
    (16 miles [25.7 km] to the southwest)
  • East Stroudsburg
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
  • Northampton
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the west)
  • Catasauqua
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Catasauqua have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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 TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Catasauqua <5>
  • Hellertown
    (11 miles [17.7 km] to the south)
  • Stroudsburg
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)

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

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Nazareth. Our list includes 6 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Nazareth.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Nazareth ...

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

Adding Nazareth to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Nazareth 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 Nazareth was in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Nazareth on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Nazareth.

The official website for Nazareth: www.nazarethborough.com/

The official website for Northampton County: www.northamptoncounty.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 Northampton, 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 Nazareth.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Nazareth - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>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 Nazareth). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Nazareth or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>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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