||Northampton County -- Lehigh County was formed from
Northampton County in 1812, which was formed in 1752 from Bucks
County, an original County.
This area was part of Bucks County Pennsylvania, until Northampton
County was founded in 1752. Easton, PA is the county seat. Counties
taken from Northampton: Wayne (1798), Monroe (1836) border to the
Northeast; Lehigh (1812) borders to the West; Northumberland (1772),
Schuylkill (1811), Carbon (1843) border to the Northwest. See the
PAGenWeb's Clickable County Map.