Nazareth is located in the heart of Northampton County and features some of the most breathtaking countryside in Pennsylvania. Nazareth is a unique blend of Lehigh Valley communities including the townships of Bushkill, Lower Nazareth, Upper Nazareth and the boroughs of Nazareth, Stockertown and Tatamy.
Situated at the foot of the Blue Mountain in the Lehigh Valley, Nazareth is conveniently located 60 miles from Philadelphia, 90 miles from New York City and just 25 miles from the Pocono Mountains.
Nazareth Real Estate
With the average home price ranging from $170,000 to $225,000, Nazareth provides a diverse array of housing options at a reasonable cost. From magnificent Victorian homes in tree-lined historic districts to modern single family homes, condominiums, and ranches in the lush countryside--- Nazareth offers something to please everyone’s taste and budget.
The area is named for the Biblical town of Nazareth, where Jesus resided in his youth. Other boroughs throughout the Lehigh Valley area have similar biblical roots including Bethlehem, Emmaus, and Egypt. Today, many ethnic and religious groups have joined the community, bringing their customs and traditions, which have enriched the community as a whole. Nazareth maintains its heritage, which is evidenced by inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places and the recognition of its unique historical district.
Industries and Culture
Nazareth is the home of the famous Martin Guitar Company, Essroc Cement Company, Moravian Hall Square, the Nazareth YMCA, and the Andretti racing family. The area is also home to a variety of professional offices, retail shops, agriculture, and textiles, chemicals, plastics and cement industries. Residents enjoy a wide assortment of recreation opportunities like hunting, fishing, skiing, hiking throughout Nazareth’s many community parks.