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Welcome to Stockertown ...

Stockertown is located in Northampton County<1>.

The location of Stockertown has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

While we don't have a date for the founding of Stockertown, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1826.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Stockertown has a population of 924 people<3> (see below for details).

Stockertown is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Stockertown had an population of 924 people. This is a decrease of 0.32% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 34.5% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Stockertown had a population of 927 people. This makes Stockertown the county's 18th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 927 people, the population of Stockertown increased 34.93% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 687 people).

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

Communities near Stockertown ...

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

  • Allentown
    (15 miles [24.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Bethlehem
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Easton
    (5 miles [8 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
    (5 miles [8 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
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the southwest)
  • East Stroudsburg
    (17 miles [27.4 km] to the north)
  • Northampton
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
  • Wilson
    (5 miles [8 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilson have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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
  • Catasauqua
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the southwest)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Catasauqua have been provided by the GNIS.<2> 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
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the south)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Stockertown ...

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

Adding Stockertown to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Stockertown 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 Stockertown was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<6>

From that list, the Stockertown post office opened in 1826.

We also found Stockertown in the book titled Table of U.S. Post Offices in the United States (Jan. 1851).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Stockertown.

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

The official website for Northampton County:

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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>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.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Stockertown.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Stockertown - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<6>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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