Lynn Township is the largest Township in Lehigh County. Located in the northwestern corner of the county, with its neighbors Heidelberg Township to the East, Weisenberg Township to the South, Albany Township, Berks County to the West and West Penn Township, Schulylkill County to the North. The Township has 41.3 square miles of mountains and rolling hills and beautiful countryside. Our population is 4,150, and we have two volunteer fire companies-The Community Fire Company of New Tripoli and the Lynnport Fire Company. The children of this township attend Northwestern Lehigh Schools. There are several attractions in our township, one being the Ontelaunee Park which is open to the public for picnics, family reunions, birthday parties, etc. There is a 1 mile walking trail for all the residents to use at their leisure.
The homestead of Frederick Leaser, who took part in the removal of the Liberty Bell from Philadelphia to Allentown with his wagon, is located on Leaser Road, Kempton, PA. A monument in Mr. Leaser’s honor is located at Leaser Lake.
There are many old one room school houses and old churches in this township. In the Ontelaunee Park, the Zeisloff house is on display. This was the home of George Zeisloff, who, with his family, was killed in an Indian Massacre.
Take a trip to Lynn Township and see the beautiful sights.