Upper Macungie Township is a township in Lehigh County, Pennsylvania, in the United States. It is a suburb of Allentown, Pennsylvania, in the Lehigh Valley region of the state.
The population of Upper Macungie Township was 20,063 as of the 2010 U.S. census thus making it one of the fastest growing areas in the state of Pennsylvania in terms of total population. Upper Macungie also has among the highest median family and household income rates in the state of Pennsylvania with an average nearly double that of the state overall.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 26.3 square miles, of which, 26.2 square miles of it is land and 0.1 square miles of it (0.38%) is water. It is drained by the Little Lehigh Creek and the JordanCreek into the Lehigh River.
Interstate 78 and U.S. Route 22 meet in Kuhnsville and they and U.S> Route 222 are the primary east-to-west roads, while Route 100, Interstate 476, and Route 863 are the primary north-to-south roads. Upper Macungie's villages include Breinigsville, Fogelsville, Haafsville (also in Weisenberg Township,) Krocksville, Kuhnsville, Newtown, Ruppsville, and Trexlertown.
The Township is served by the Parkland School District. Students in grades 9-12 attend Parkland High School in the district. While Fogelsville and Fred J. Jaindl Elementary Schools are located in Upper Macungie, some of the township's students attend Cetronia, Kernsville, or Parkway Manor Elementary School. Most of its middle school students attend Springhouse Middle School, except in the far north which is served by Orefield Middle School.
More information is available at
and the township’s official website at www.uppermac.org/
Township Office: 8330 Schantz Road, Breinigsville, 610-395-4892