Place:Stockertown, Northampton, Pennsylvania, United States

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NameStockertown
Alt namesStockersvillesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS42032106
Stuckertownsource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS42032106
Summervillesource: USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS42032106
TypeBorough
Coordinates40.754°N 75.265°W
Located inNorthampton, Pennsylvania, United States
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Stockertown is a borough in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is located in the Lehigh Valley region of the state.

The small borough contains large industries such as Hercules Cement, Polymer Products, and Praxair. The borough is located within a 2-mile radius and provides services for a population of 927 residents. Stockertown is at the hub of five surrounding second-class townships, providing the closest access to Pennsylvania Route 33 for many industrial parks in these townships. Since 2006, Forks Township has been contracted to provide fire services to the borough, and the borough maintains its own police department. It is located in Pennsylvania's 17th Congressional District, and in Pennsylvania's 137th (State House of Representatives) and 18th (State Senate) Legislative Districts.

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