Living in the Greater Lehigh Valley

The Greater Lehigh Valley is a metropolitan region officially consisting of Carbon, Lehigh and Northampton counties in eastern Pennsylvania and Warren county on the western edge of New Jersey. When it comes to living in the Greater Lehigh Valley, you have a wide range of choices with large cities spread across two counties and small townships and boroughs spread across rural areas. Each municipality is rich in history and cultural diversity.

The Greater Lehigh Valley is the fastest growing and third most populous region in the state of Pennsylvania with a population of 821,623 residents as of the 2010 U.S. Census. The growth of the Greater Lehigh Valley can be attributed to its location. Served by Interstate 78, the Pennsylvania Turnpike, and the Lehigh Valley International Airport, trips for work or pleasure to destinations like New York City, which is about 75 miles to the east, and Philadelphia, which is 50 miles to the southeast, are relatively quick and painless.

For more information on the Greater Lehigh Valley’s arts and culture, career opportunities, restaurants, hotel accommodations, and so much more, we invite you to check out Discover Lehigh Valley, a website devoted to promoting everything Greater Lehigh Valley.

Learn more about the area that is home to the Lehigh Valley IronPigs and Phantoms, Martin Guitar, Crayola, Musikfest and Christkindlmarkt, and so, so much more: