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Welcome to Zucksville ...

Zucksville is located in Northampton County<1>.

While we don't have a date for the founding of Zucksville, you might consider that their post office opened  in 1894.

Zucksville is 260 feet [79 m] above sea level.<2>.

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

Communities near Zucksville ...

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

  • Allentown
    (14 miles [22.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Bethlehem
    (9 miles [14.5 km] to the southwest)
  • Phillipsburg
    (3 miles [4.8 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
    (18 miles [29 km] to the southwest)
  • East Stroudsburg
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the north)
  • Northampton
    (13 miles [20.9 km] to the west)
  • Quakertown
    (19 miles [30.6 km] to the south)
  • Catasauqua
    (12 miles [19.3 km] to the west)
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Catasauqua have been provided by the GNIS.<4> 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 <3>
  • Hellertown
    (10 miles [16.1 km] to the southwest)
  • Nazareth
    (3 miles [4.8 km] to the northwest)

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Zucksville ...

Looking for more information about Zucksville? 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 Zucksville, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Zucksville.

Adding Zucksville to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Zucksville 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 Zucksville was in the document titled List of Post Offices from Cameron Blevins and Richard Helbock.<5>

From that list, the Zucksville post office opened in 1894.

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

For more details, see References and Mentions for Zucksville.

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

The official website for Northampton County:

The official website for State of Pennsylvania:

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 elevation is an estimate for the area around Zucksville - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<3>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.
<4>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.
<5>A copy of their list with background information can be found at:


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