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Scranton, North Dakota
Welcome to Scranton ...
The location of Scranton has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
When the people of Scranton refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Scrantonian<3>
From the Census Estimates for 2019, Scranton has a population of 255 people<4> (see below for details).
Scranton was established in 1907.
The community of Scranton is 2,770 feet [844 m] above sea level.<5> In other words, the altitude of Scranton is about ½ mile above sea level.
Time Zone: Scranton lies in the Mountain Time Zone (MST/MDT) and observes daylight saving time
The telephone area code for Scranton: (701)
Population Details ...
Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Scranton had an population of 255 people. This is a decrease of 9.25% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 16.12% since the 2000 Census).
At the time of the 2010 Census, Scranton had a population of 281 people (or 8.92% of the total population of Bowman County). This makes Scranton the county's 2nd most populous community.
The population of Scranton represents 0.04% of the total population of North Dakota (which has 672,591 people), making it the state's 165th most populous community.
With a 2010 count of 281 people, the population of Scranton decreased 7.57% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 304 people).
More information can be found on the Census 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, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, New York, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, Utah and Wisconsin.
For more information, see our Tidbits & Trivia Page for Scranton.
Communities near Scranton ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Scranton.
To Help With Your Genealogy Research ...
We have a couple of sections for those tracing their genealogy.
We created a list of cemeteries that are in the area around Scranton. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Scranton.
We have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Scranton. See our Newspapers 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 can read an overview with links that will help you find lodging, restaurants and attractions.
In addition to the Tourism page for Scranton, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Scranton.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
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This page was last modified: 26 Oct 2020