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Welcome to Tatamy ...

Tatamy is located in Northampton County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Tatamy, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1887.

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Tatamy has a population of 1,175 people<2> (see below for details).

Tatamy is 380 feet [116 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

The ZIP code for Tatamy: 18085<4>

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Tatamy had an population of 1,175 people. This is a decrease of 2.33% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 26.34% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Tatamy had a population of 1,203 people. This makes Tatamy the county's 16th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,203 people, the population of Tatamy increased 29.35% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 930 people).

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

Communities near Tatamy ...

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

  • Allentown
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Bethlehem
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Easton
    (4 miles [6.4 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
    (4 miles [6.4 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
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
  • East Stroudsburg
    (18 miles [29 km] to the north)
  • Northampton
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
  • Wilson
    (4 miles [6.4 km] to the south)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Wilson have been provided by the GNIS.<6> 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.<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)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Tatamy ...

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

Adding Tatamy to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Tatamy 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 Tatamy was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<7>

From that list, the Tatamy post office opened in 1887.

We also found Tatamy in the book titled Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

For more details, see References and Mentions for Tatamy.

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

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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>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Tatamy.
<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Tatamy - 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 Tatamy). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Tatamy 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.
<7>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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