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Location in Lehigh County
|• Total||0.67 sq mi (1.74 km2)|
|• Land||0.65 sq mi (1.69 km2)|
|• Water||0.02 sq mi (0.05 km2)|
|Elevation||315 ft (96 m)|
|• Density||2,364/sq mi (912.7/km2)|
|Time zone||UTC-5 (Eastern (EST))|
|• Summer (DST)||UTC-4 (EDT)|
|Area code(s)||610 & 484|
|GNIS feature ID||1171410|
Cementon is an unincorporated area and census-designated place (CDP) in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, United States. The town is in Whitehall Township, 7 miles (11 km) north of Allentown. As of the 2010 census, the population of Cementon was 1,538. It uses the Whitehall ZIP code of 18052.
Cementon is part of the Lehigh Valley, which has a population of 861,899 and is the 69th most populated metropolitan area in the U.S. as of the 2020 census.
Cementon was originally known as Siegfried's Ferry, as it is located directly across the Lehigh River from Siegfried (one of the three villages that would merge to become Northampton in 1902). In 1828, a bridge was built across the river, and the town became known as Siegfried's Bridge. After a large Whitehall Portland Cement Works' quarry and mill were established in 1900/1901, the town was renamed Cementon.
Cementon is part of the Whitehall-Coplay School District. Students in grades nine through 12 attend Whitehall High School.
In Spanish: Cementon para niños
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