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Welcome to Northampton ...
While we don't have a date for the founding of Northampton, you might consider that their post office opened in 1892.
When the people of Northampton refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Northamptonite<2>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Northampton has a population of 9,878 people<3> (see below for details).
Northampton is 320 feet [98 m] above sea level.<4>.
Time Zone: Northampton lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
The ZIP code for Northampton: 18067<5>
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Northampton had an population of 9,878 people. This is a decrease of 0.48% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 5.03% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Northampton had a population of 9,926 people. This makes Northampton the county's 3rd most populous community.
The population of Northampton represents 0.08% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 69th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 9,926 people, the population of Northampton increased 5.54% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 9,405 people).
More information can be found on the Census Page for Northampton.
Communities Also Named Northampton ...
Using our Gazetteer, we found that there are 10 communities that are also named Northampton - they are located in Illinois, Maryland (3), Massachusetts, New Brunswick, New Jersey, New York (2) and Virginia.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Northampton.
Communities near Northampton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Northampton.
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 Northampton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Northampton.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Northampton. 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 Northampton.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Northampton. See our Newspapers Page for Northampton.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Northampton ...
Looking for more information about Northampton? 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 Northampton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Northampton.
Adding Northampton to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Northampton 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 Northampton was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<8>
We also found Northampton on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).
For more details, see References and Mentions for Northampton.
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Northampton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Northampton County: www.northamptoncounty.org/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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