Coplay Borough - Celebrating 150 Years
98 South 4th Street / Coplay, Pa 18037 / 610-262-6088
Coplay Borough
Coplay Borough
Coplay Borough
Coplay Borough
Coplay Borough
Coplay Borough
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Agendas for Workshop & Regular Meeting will be posted under forms and documents no lesss than 24 hours before scheduled meeting.
Wishing all the Students returning to school a Happy and Safe 2021-2022 School Year !
Escape the great indoors – Join Cub Scouts K-5th grade
Pack 32 Whitehall/Coplay
Cubspack32@gmail.com
Coplay Garden Flags on Sale $10.00 Available at Borough Hall
Coplay Proud & Little town that could shirts and hoodies on Sale Buy one, Get one free !
Limited Sizes Available

IT’S THE LAW: NO ELECTRONICS IN THE TRASH!
It became illegal in 2013 under the PA Act 108 of 2010, for any individual to dispose of electronic waste in any other
way except to recycle it. You may take your electronics to the following location.
DRC Technologies, 2005 Main Street, Northampton, PA 18067
• Call 610-502-0854 for acceptable materials list and fees • Appointment Only!


TRASH/RECYCLING/YARDWASTE/METAL Metal is always 3rd Thursday of the Month
**No shredded paper in recycling
GARBAGE CANS in excess of 35 gallons will NOT be collected. You must call borough office at 610-262-6088 to schedule pick up of larger items (sofas, mattresses, etc.) on regularly scheduled garbage days, limit of two per year at no charge Please have your cans out by 7AM for both garbage and recycling and they must be placed on the edge of the property or curb.
We cannot return to your residence a second time. Also, please try to put lids on cans if possible (especially when it’s windy!) to try and keep OUR town clean.

Coplay Borough 150th Year Anniversary gear.
V-Neck Shirts $5.00 sizes S-3XL
Short Sleeve $5.00 sizes S-3XL
Long Sleeve $5.00 sizes S-3XL
Hoodies $10.00 sizes S-3XL
Buy one, Get One Free
Photos Posted on the Borough Facebook page.

Available at the Borough Office are long sleeve shirts and sweatshirts, with or without hood. We have limited sizes in the office. Front display of shirt says "Little Town That Could Coplay, PA" and the back displays "1 Sq. Mile of Gods Little Masterpiece". Office hours are Monday thru Friday 8 AM to 4:00 PM Discount prices, limited sizes available. $5.00 Buy one, Get one free


Welcome To Coplay Borough

The Borough of Coplay is situated along the Lehigh River, about 5 miles north of Allentown. It is part of the 400 acres of land John Jacob Schreiber bought from the William Penn heirs in 1740. For a long time it was known as Schreibers. Later it was known as the Lehigh Valley, because of the Lehigh Valley Iron Furnaces that were located here. Lehigh Valley was then changed to Coplay. This name came from "Kolapechka". The son of the Indian chief, Paxanosa, who lived at the head of the creek near Schnecksville. The Borough of Coplay was formed out of a part of Whitehall Township in 1869 and was incorporated as a borough on April 7th, 1869.

Gradually Coplay changed from a farming area into an Industrial Community. The Thomas Iron Company started the change. They brought in workers and built homes for them. When the Iron Company was liquidated, other industries gradually came to Coplay; the Cement Mill, the Silk Mill, the Cigar Factory and Knitting Mill.

Coplay became a "melting pot" of many nationalities. The Pennsylvania Dutch and Germans, who were the agricultural element. Due to growth of the Iron Industry, immigrants from Ireland came. Then, in the early nineteen hundreds, the Cement Mills attracted immigrants from Austria, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Poland and the Ukrainian Countries. It was thus that our town had its early beginnings.

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