The listings in this section reflect homes available in Hanover Township as well as the Boroughs of Catasaqua and North Catasaqua. Some of the surrounding areas include Allentown, Bethlehem, Northampton and Whitehall-Coplay.
Catty, as it is affectionately referred to by its 6500 local residents is a suburb of Allentown with a delightfully rich history in manufacturing. The Lehigh Crane Iron Company now referred to as The Crane Iron Works was founded in 1839 where Anthracite iron was manufactured making the area originally named Biery's Port, after an early family of prominence, a birthplace of the American Industrial Revolution. In 1900, Catasauqua had 5,000 residents, and had the highest percentage of self-made millionaires of any town in the United States.
Today the now defunct Iron Works is in the conceptual stage of being turned into a shopping and dining destination with an open-air plaza to accommodate gatherings, markets, and festivals for residents and visitors.
Alongside the towns many historical walks and tours operating year round it also boasts a 17-acre recreation park/complex on St John St that houses a public swimming pool, basketball, volleyball, sand volleyball, tennis courts, two picnic pavilions, a fully-developed play area with modern playclimbers and a 1/2-mile loop for running or walking. Activities for visitors of all ages include morning arts and crafts, swim lessons and nerf baseball for the youngsters, to a basketball program and adult leagues in the evening.