423 Broad Street
P.O. Box 218
Tatamy, PA 18085
610-252-7123
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Tatamy News


The Northampton County Conservation District is offering County residents free banding materials. Residents will need to call or email Janet Creegan to arrange pick up.
To download the flyer click HERE.



The Community Yard Sale will be held on Saturday August 14, 2021 8:00 am to 3:00 pm, Rain or Shine.
To download the flyer click HERE.

The 27th Tatamy Historical Society Car Show will be held on Sunday September 12, 2021 9:30 am to 2:30 pm.
We are always looking for volunteers to help during the Car Show.
To download the flyer and registration form click HERE.

Effective immediately and until further notice, Tatamy Borough Council will conduct its regularly scheduled monthly meetings at Llantrisant Retreat and Wellness Center, 336 Bushkill St., Tatamy, PA.
Regular meeting dates and times will remain as previously advertised.



Northampton County has various programs that are to prevent residents from being evicted, have a utility shut-off, and/ or have their home become foreclosed upon.
Northampton County has multiple programs in place and a Tenant Navigator to assist residents in accessing this assistance.
To download a flyer with more information click HERE.



Municipal Elections are held every 2 years. Primary Election- May 18, 2021, General Election- November 2, 2021.
Elected positions on the Ballot For Tatamy- Mayor, Council Member- 3 seats, Constable, Real Estate Tax Collector, Judge of Election, & Inspector of Election.
Tatamy elections are held at Hope Lutheran Church 240 S 8th Street.
To download the flyer of important dates, click HERE.



HERE AT THE TATAMY BOROUGH OFFICE, WE’RE UPDATING OUR RESIDENT RECORDS FOR THE NEW YEAR. WE WERE JUST WONDERING...
► Have you eliminated your home phone?
► Have you changed your mobile number?
► Have you changed your e-mail address?
► Have you changed your mailing address?
(i.e., Recently switched to home mail delivery from a P.O box or visa versa)
► Has the number of people residing in your household changed?
(i.e., Had a baby? Older child move out, etc.?)
If you’ve answered “YES” to ANY of these questions, please call the borough office at (610) 252-7123 with your information, or e-mail dwerkheiser@tatamypa.com so that we can update our records accordingly.
Thank you.
To download the flyer click HERE.


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Welcome To Tatamy Borough

Tatamy Borough is located in Northampton County and is approximately 1/2 mile square. It is surrounded by Palmer Township to the south, Nazareth Borough to the west, Stockertown to the north, and Forks Township to the east. The 2010 census put Tatamy's population at 1203. There are just under 450 residences in the Borough. Tatamy is home to 14 businesses, 2 churches and a Masonic lodge. Borough children attend the Nazareth Area School District.

The Borough of Tatamy takes its name from Moses Tunda Tatamy, a noted Lenni Lenape Native American who owned 315 acres of land northeast of Tatamy. He was born around 1695 in the New Jersey Pine Barrens. Tatamy was given his land from the Penn family for his services to them as a messenger & interpreter. In 1745 Tatamy was the first Native American baptized by David Brainerd.

The background & history of Tatamy is interwoven with the generations of the Messinger family that owned, occupied, & helped the area develop into a community. In 1771 Michael Messinger Sr. Bought 500 acres of land that includes present day Tatamy. In spring of 1893, having become a fair-sized village, citizens of the town met to discuss separation from Palmer Township & incorporate into an independent borough. They were Samuel S Lerch, Ellen C Messinger, JA Happel, Martin Werkheiser, Amzie F Titus, Samuel A Messinger, Edwin Babp, Jacob Hagley, G Frank Messinger, JM Stecker, CS Messinger, & Milton Johnson. The petition was addressed to the court on April 10, 1893. April 13, 1893 the Grand Jury recommended the petition be granted. Judge HJ Reeder granted the Decree of Incorporations on June 12, 1893.

Tatamy is a small community that values its past, strives to create a worthwhile future, making the present a place people want to be part of.

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