Place:Coopersburg, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States

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NameCoopersburg
Alt namesCooperstownsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS42005534
Fryburgsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS42005534
Fryburghsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS42005534
Frysburgsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS42005534
TypeBorough
Coordinates40.51°N 75.39°W
Located inLehigh, Pennsylvania, United States
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Coopersburg is a borough in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is a suburb of Allentown in the Lehigh Valley region of the state.

The population of Coopersburg was 2,386 at the 2010 census.

History

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Coopersburg was settled in about 1730 and was called Freyburg, named after Joseph Frey a local tavern owner and judge, in its early years. By the time the town was incorporated, it had been renamed Coopersburg, after Judge Peter Cooper. The town was once the site of famous cattle sales at the estate of Tilghman S. Cooper.

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