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Welcome to Powder Valley ...

Powder Valley is located in Lehigh County<1>.

A typical abbreviation for Powder Valley: Powder Vly. (or less commonly used: Powder Vally. or Powder Vlly.)

Powder Valley is 650 feet [198 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Area codes for Powder Valley: (610) & (484)<3>

Communities near Powder Valley ...

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

  • Allentown [Lehigh County]
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    • Allentown [Lehigh County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the north of Powder Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 121,442 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Allentown<5>
  • Bethlehem [Northampton County]
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    • Bethlehem [Northampton County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the northeast of Powder Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 75,815 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Bethlehem<5>
  • Pottstown [Montgomery County]
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    • Pottstown [Montgomery County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Powder Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 22,600 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pottstown<5>
  • Emmaus [Lehigh County]
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    • Emmaus [Lehigh County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<4> to the north of Powder Valley
    • Estimated population in 2019: 11,467 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Emmaus<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Northampton [Northampton County]
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      • Northampton [Northampton County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the north of Powder Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 9,870 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Northampton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Quakertown [Bucks County]
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      • Quakertown [Bucks County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the east of Powder Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,784 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Quakertown<5>
    • Perkasie [Bucks County]
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      • Perkasie [Bucks County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Powder Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,738 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Perkasie have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Souderton [Montgomery County]
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      • Souderton [Montgomery County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<4> to the southeast of Powder Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,082 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Souderton have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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    • Catasauqua [Lehigh County]
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      • Catasauqua [Lehigh County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the north of Powder Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,599 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Catasauqua have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Catasauqua<5>
    • Hellertown [Northampton County]
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      • Hellertown [Northampton County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Powder Valley
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,831 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Hellertown have been provided by the GNIS.<6> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Hellertown<5>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Powder Valley ...

Looking for more information about Powder Valley? 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.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Powder Valley, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Powder Valley.

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About Lehigh County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Powder Valley. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Powder Valley - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>Area code (484) is an overlay for area code (610).
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Powder Valley) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Powder Valley. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Powder Valley

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Powder Valley. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 40.4667, Longitude: -75.5242    
<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 have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.






















 

 

 

 

 


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