Weisenberg Township, Pennsylvania

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Weisenberg Township is a township in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. It is a suburb of Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the Lehigh Valley region of the state.

The population of Weisenberg Township was 4,144 at the 2000 census.

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Geography

According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 26.8 square miles (69.5 km²), all of it land. It is in the Delaware watershed and is drained by the Jordan Creek and Little Lehigh Creek into the Lehigh River and by the Maiden Creek into the Schuylkill River.

Weisenberg is crossed east-to-west by Interstate 78, which has an interchange with north-to-south Route 863 in the south. Other roads of note in the township include Claussville Road, Holbens Valley Road, Lyon Valley Road, Seipstown Valley Road, and Werleys Corner Road/Sweitzer Road. It includes the villages of Haafsville (also in Upper Macungie,) Hymensville, New Smithville, Seiberlingville, Seipstown, Stines Corner (also in Lynn Township,) and Werleys Corner.

Adjacent municipalities

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 4,144 people, 1,458 households, and 1,214 families residing in the township. The population density was 154.5 people per square mile (59.7/km²). There were 1,514 housing units at an average density of 56.5/sq mi (21.8/km²). The racial makeup of the township was 98.07% White, 0.53% African American, 0.02% Native American, 0.43% Asian, 0.29% from other races, and 0.65% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.25% of the population.

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