Northampton County

Northampton County History

Northampton County was formed in 1752 from parts of Bucks County. The county is located in Pennsylvania’s Lehigh Valley, while the northern edge borders on the Poconos. The eastern section of the county directly borders Warren County, New Jersey. Easton is the county seat. To read about the history of the townships and boroughs that make up Northampton County, please click on the links below.