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'''Northampton County''' is one of several [[Pennsylvania]] and [[New Jersey]] counties that comprise the [[Lehigh Valley]].
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'''Northampton County''' is one of several [[Pennsylvania]] and [[New Jersey]] counties that comprise the [[Lehigh Valley]]. [[Bethlehem (Pennsylvania)|Bethlehem]] is the county's county seat.
  
 
==Cities==
 
==Cities==
  
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*[[Bangor (Pennsylvania)|Bangor]]
 
*[[Bethlehem (Pennsylvania)|Bethlehem]]
 
*[[Bethlehem (Pennsylvania)|Bethlehem]]
 
*[[Easton]]
 
*[[Easton]]
*[[Bangor (Pennsylvania)|Bangor]]
 
  
 
==Get in==
 
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==Do==
 
==Do==
  
* '''Lehigh Valley IronPigs'''.  The AAA-level minor league team of the Philadelphia Phillies plays their home games at Coca-Cola Park in neighboring [[Allentown]] from early April through early October.[http://www.ironpigsbaseball.com/].  Tickets: (610) 841-PIGS.
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* '''Lehigh Valley IronPigs'''.  The AAA-level minor league team of the 2008 World Series champion Philadelphia Phillies plays their home games at Coca-Cola Park in neighboring [[Allentown]] from early April through early October.[http://www.ironpigsbaseball.com/].  Tickets: (610) 841-PIGS.
* '''Philadelphia Eagles'''.  The Philadelphia Eagles hold their twice-a-day summer training camp practices each July and August at Lehigh University in [[Bethlehem]].[http://www.philadelphiaeagles.com/index2.html].  Admission is free.
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* '''Philadelphia Eagles'''.  The Philadelphia Eagles hold their twice-a-day summer training camp practices each July and August at Lehigh University in [[Bethlehem (Pennsylvania)|Bethlehem]].[http://www.philadelphiaeagles.com/index2.html].  Admission is free.
  
*Outdoor activities at the [[Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area]].
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*Outdoor activities at the '''[[Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area]]'''.
  
 
===Itineraries===
 
===Itineraries===
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==Get out==
 
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==Fun facts==
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===Famous people from Northampton County===
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Northampton County is the current or former residence of several famous Americans, including:
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*'''Mario Andretti''', former professional race car driver.
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*'''Marco Andretti''', professional race car driver.
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*'''Michael Andretti''', professional racing team owner, former professional race car driver.
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*'''Jonathan Frakes, director and actor.
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*'''Larry Holmes''', boxing's former heavyweight champion of the world.
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*'''Dwayne Johnson ("The Rock")''', professional wrestler, actor.
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*'''Kristen Maloney''', gymnast and former Olympian.
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*'''Jonathan Taylor Thomas''', actor.
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*'''Brian Schneider''', professional baseball player, New York Mets.
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*'''Tighe Scott''', NASCAR and modified driver.
  
 
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Latest revision as of 04:06, 31 December 2008

Northampton County is one of several Pennsylvania and New Jersey counties that comprise the Lehigh Valley. Bethlehem is the county's county seat.

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  • Lehigh Valley IronPigs. The AAA-level minor league team of the 2008 World Series champion Philadelphia Phillies plays their home games at Coca-Cola Park in neighboring Allentown from early April through early October.[1]. Tickets: (610) 841-PIGS.
  • Philadelphia Eagles. The Philadelphia Eagles hold their twice-a-day summer training camp practices each July and August at Lehigh University in Bethlehem.[2]. Admission is free.

Itineraries[edit]

Buy[edit][add listing]

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Fun facts[edit]

Famous people from Northampton County[edit]

Northampton County is the current or former residence of several famous Americans, including:

  • Mario Andretti, former professional race car driver.
  • Marco Andretti, professional race car driver.
  • Michael Andretti, professional racing team owner, former professional race car driver.
  • Jonathan Frakes, director and actor.
  • Larry Holmes, boxing's former heavyweight champion of the world.
  • Dwayne Johnson ("The Rock"), professional wrestler, actor.
  • Kristen Maloney, gymnast and former Olympian.
  • Jonathan Taylor Thomas, actor.
  • Brian Schneider, professional baseball player, New York Mets.
  • Tighe Scott, NASCAR and modified driver.



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