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Welcome to Scranton ...

The city of Scranton is located in Logan County.

When the people of Scranton refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Scrantonian<1>

From the  Census Estimates for 2017, Scranton has a population of 222 people<2> (see below for details).

Scranton is 370 feet [113 m] above sea level.<3>.

Time Zone: Scranton lies in the Central Time Zone (CST/CDT) and observes daylight saving time

Scranton is located in the (479) area code.

The ZIP code for Scranton: 72863<4>

Population Details ...

At the time of the 2010 Census, Scranton had a population of 224 people. This makes Scranton the county's 5th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 224 people, the population of Scranton has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 222 people).

Taken from the 2017 Census Estimates, Scranton had an population of 222 people. This is a decrease of 0.89% since the 2010 Census.

More information can be found on the Census Page for Scranton.

Communities near Scranton ...

The following is a sample of nearby communities. Please note that when we give a distance, it's a 'straight-line' distance from Scranton and not the distance if you are driving it.<5>.

Community   2017
Altus   [Map]   738   NW   13 miles [20.9 km]
Clarksville   [Map]   9,618   NE   7 miles [11.3 km]
Coal Hill   [Map]   1,026   NW   8 miles [12.9 km]
Hartman   [Map]   539   NW   6 miles [9.7 km]
Knoxville   [Map]   761   E   9 miles [14.5 km]
Lamar   [Map]   1,715   NE   9 miles [14.5 km]

To learn more about neighboring communities and counties, please visit the Nearby Page for Scranton.

Communities Also Named Scranton ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 18 communities that are also named Scranton - they are located in Alabama, California, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah and Wisconsin.

For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Scranton.

See Our Genealogy Helper Page ...

We have a couple of sections that should be of interest to those chasing their genealogy.

  • We have a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Scranton. We make it easy to see an overhead view of the cemetery.
  • Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Scranton. Our list includes information such as whether the community had a post office or railroad service in 1895.
  • We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Scranton.

These sections can be found on our Genealogy Helper Page for Scranton:

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Scranton ...

Looking for more information about Scranton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

Looking for more information about Scranton? A wonderful source is the TripAdvisor website. We always start with the TripAdvisor Tourism page, where you get an overview with links that will help you to find lodging, restaurants and attractions.

While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Scranton, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Scranton.

Search for Local Businesses ...

People have found Google's 'Search-by-Location' to be a useful tool when planning visits to this area. We have prepared the following searches to help you find businesses, travel and vacation activities that are in (or close to) Scranton. It's likely that the search results won't include all of the businesses that are in this area, but the results should give you a good foundation for further searches.

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Business Owners: To appear in the above search results, your business will need to be listed with the Google Places service. Please use the below link to learn about and register for the free service.

If you find an error or if your business wasn't included in the results, please contact Google to register your business or report an error. We simply link to 'Search-by-Location' and have no control over their results. Only a registered owner/operator can add their business or correct mistakes - we can not do it for you.

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Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Scranton. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

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Footnotes ...

<1>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Scranton refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a city's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Scranton may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.

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<2>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Scranton.

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<3>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Scranton - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.

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<4>ZIP Codes have been created by the United States Postal Service (USPS) as a way of grouping addresses to make delivery more efficient. The boundaries of the ZIP Code can be changed, re-assigned, eliminated or overlapped with other ZIP Codes. So keep in mind that any given ZIP Code is only 'loosely' associated with a city (such as Scranton). When looking for a ZIP Code, whether Scranton or elsewhere, it's always best to check the website of the United States Postal Service (USPS).

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<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance starting in Scranton. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Scranton) to Point B.

If you need the driving distance (or directions), we recommend that you use one of the Mapping Services listed on our Map Page for Scranton. Since we usually use Google Maps for our own planning, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Scranton

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Scranton. The point that we are using is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 35.3606, Longitude: -93.5390     [Map].   In this case, the coordinates for Scranton have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).

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<6>All Quarter-dollar coin images from the United States Mint.

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