Place:Pleasant Corners, Lehigh, Pennsylvania, United States

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NamePleasant Corners
Alt namesHolbensvillesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS42020255
Holbenvillesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS42020255
Jordansource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS42020255
Pleasant Cornersource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS42020255
TypeCommunity
Coordinates40.683°N 75.683°W
Located inLehigh, Pennsylvania, United States
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Pleasant Corners are unincorporated communities located in both Carbon County on Pennsylvania Route 903 and Lehigh County, Pennsylvania at the intersections of Pennsylvania Route 100 and Pennsylvania Route 309, in the United States. It is part of the Lehigh Valley region of the state.

The towns are located between Normal Square and Lehighton for Carbon County, and New Tripoli and Schnecksville in Heidelberg Township.

For the Lehigh County's Pleasant Corners, Jacob Holben erected a foundry in 1850 and the settlement was named Holbensville. In 1857, it was renamed "Pleasant Corners".

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