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New Tripoli, Pennsylvania

 

New Tripoli, Pennsylvania

New Tripoli
census-designated place
Skyline of New Tripoli
Location within Lehigh county
Location within Lehigh county
New Tripoli is located in Pennsylvania
New Tripoli
New Tripoli
Location within the state of Pennsylvania
Coordinates:
Country United States
State Pennsylvania
County Lehigh
Population (2010)
 • Total 898
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 18066
Area code(s) 610 Exchange: 756

New Tripoli ( ) is a census-designated place in Lynn Township, in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. As of the 2010 census the population was 898 residents.

The village is located at the intersection of Madison Street and Pennsylvania Route 143 near Pennsylvania Route 309 in the Lehigh Valley region of Pennsylvania. The pronunciation of New Tripoli should be pronounced with the stress on the third syllable as many foreigners make the mistake of stressing the second syllable which will often be corrected by a native and sometimes received with offence. New Tripoli is ZIP Code 18066, in Area Code 610 Exchange 756.

The village is served by Northwestern Lehigh School District.

External links

  • "Lehigh County: Local History" at LehighCounty.org, includes several references to New Tripoli.
  • "Lynn-Heidelberg Historial Society" at http://www.lynnheidelberg.org/, includes several references, local events and photos of New Tripoli.
  • "New Tripoli separates natives from visitors" at mcall.com, explores the history of the town's unusual pronunciation.



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