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A Tour of Wescosville, PA

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The slip and fall attorneys in Wescosville, PA, sponsor this article to offer you a detailed excerpt about the neighborhood.

Wescosville is a census-designated place in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania. The village spans 2.72 square miles and hosts an approximate population of 5,872 with a population density of 2,160 per square mile. The area is located between Allentown and Trexlertown in Lower Macungie Township and is split between the Allentown ZIP codes.

Geography & Transportation

Wescosville is in south-central Lehigh County, in the northern corner of Lower Macungie Township. The entire community is part of the Lehigh River watershed, which is a tributary of Deleware River. The name 'Lehigh' is actually an Anglicization of the Lenape name for the river, Lechewuekink, which means "where there are forks."

The Wescosville community drains south toward Little Lehigh Creek and north toward Cedar Creek, a tributary of the Little Lehigh.

Wescosville hosts a primary business district that runs along Hamilton Boulevard and is bisected by the Pennsylvania Turnpike Northeast Extension (I-476). The area is often populated by commuters and Wescosville residents looking to eat at a local or restaurant or getting some shopping done.

Hamilton Boulevard was part of U.S. Route 222 until 2007, when the Trexlertown-Wescosville Bypass opened. Interstate 78 runs along the northeast edge of Wescosville, interchanging with US-222. I-78 leads east 92 miles (148 km) to New York City and west via Interstate 81 78 miles (126 km) to Harrisburg. The US-222 leads southeast from Wescosville 34 miles (55 km) to Reading, and Hamilton Boulevard continues northeast 5 miles (8 km) to the center of Allentown.

Wescosville is also home to a park-and-ride lot, a facility with parking lots and adjacent public transport connections, at the site of the former Charcoal Drive-In restaurant on Hamilton Boulevard. At the park-and-ride lot, you will find Trans-Bridge Lines and Klein Transportation buses to Midtown Manhattan in New York City.

With such easy access to several highways and public transportation, residents of Wescosville have a quick commute to anywhere they would like to be.

Education

Wescosville is home to many growing families served by the East Penn School District, ranked #5 in Best School Districts in Allentown. The district contains seven highly-rated public schools with an average graduation rate of 94%.

Home to Wescosville, belonging to the East Penn School District, are top-rated schools including,

Wescosville Elementary School

  • Wescosville Elementary School serves 504 students in grades K-5 with a student-to-teacher ratio of 15:1. The school is mostly populated with students who live in Wescosville and has been ranked #466(of 1,737) Most Diverse Public Elementary Schools in Pennsylvania and #713 (of 1,636) Best Public Elementary Schools in Pennsylvania

Eyer Middle School

  • Eyer Middle School serves 887 students in grades 6-8 with a student-to-teacher ratio of 14:1. The middle school is the most popular choice amongst Wescoville residents for children and ranks #6 in Best Public Middle Schools in Allentown Area and #97 (of 766) Best Public Middle School Teachers in Pennsylvania.

Emmaus High School

  • Emmaus High School serves 2,784 students in grades 9-12 with a student-to-teacher ratio of 18:1. The high school is highly rated and most frequented by Wescosville residents. The school has ranked #3 in Best Public High Schools in Lehigh County, #62 (of 1,005) Best High Schools for Athletes in Pennsylvania, and #65 (of 648) Best College Prep Public High Schools in Pennsylvania.

If you're looking to send your children to highly rated schools and live in an area with efficient public transportation, then Wescosville, PA, might be the town for you.

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Date Published: June 8, 2021
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