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Bangor Real Estate

Bangor, or West Bangor, to differentiate it from its immediate neighbor East Bangor, is a borough located in Northampton County, Pennsylvania, United States. It is located 32 miles (51 km) north of Allentown. It had a population of 5,187 as of the 2020 census.

Bangor is part of the Lehigh Valley metropolitan area, which had a population of 861,899 and was the 68th-most populous metropolitan area in the U.S. as of the 2020 census. Bangor is in the Slate Belt region of Northampton County, PA. Named for its sister city in Bangor, Wales, Bangor and the slate quarries within and surrounding it, were and still are known for the finest slate utilized for roofing tiles, school blackboards, and artisan craft uses. In 2014 Bangor achieved listing on the National Register of Historic Places. 

Historic downtown Bangor contains a variety of architectural styles dating from the 1870’s, and reflecting the original uses for which they were built. Downtown Bangor is pedestrian-friendly with marked crosswalks and evening illumination provided by Victorian-style street lamps. Visitors will find parking available on the street and in several borough-owned lots throughout the downtown district. Bangor is building its revitalization around its rich physical and cultural heritage. Come and explore the diversity of architectural styles and visit our burgeoning downtown eateries which offer a variety of menus and prices, ranging from cafes, pubs, ethnic offerings, ice cream, and candy shops to take-out sandwiches. On any given day, you may also find karaoke, open mic, and local bands performing at the eateries.