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Welcome to Archbald ...

Archbald is located in Lackawanna County<1>.

The location of Archbald has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>

From the  Census Estimates for 2018, Archbald has a population of 7,019 people<3> (see below for details).

Archbald is 1,100 feet [335 m] above sea level.<4>.

Time Zone: Archbald lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2018 Census Estimates, Archbald had an population of 7,019 people. This is an increase of 0.5% since the 2010 Census (or an increase of 12.85% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Archbald had a population of 6,984 people. This makes Archbald the county's 5th most populous community.

The population of Archbald represents 0.05% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 123rd most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 6,984 people, the population of Archbald increased 12.28% from the 2000 Census (which had a count of 6,220 people).

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

Communities near Archbald ...

We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Archbald.

  • Scranton [Lackawanna County]
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    • Scranton [Lackawanna County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the southwest of Archbald
    • Estimated population in 2018: 77,182 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scranton<6>
  • Dunmore [Lackawanna County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dunmore have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dunmore
    • Dunmore [Lackawanna County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Archbald
    • Estimated population in 2018: 13,110 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunmore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunmore<6>
  • Old Forge [Lackawanna County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Old Forge have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Forge
    • Old Forge [Lackawanna County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Archbald
    • Estimated population in 2018: 7,937 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Forge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Old Forge<6>
  • Pittston [Luzerne County]
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    • Pittston [Luzerne County] lies 16 miles [25.7 km]<5> to the southwest of Archbald
    • Estimated population in 2018: 7,755 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittston<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Taylor [Lackawanna County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Taylor have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Taylor
      • Taylor [Lackawanna County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<5> to the southwest of Archbald
      • Estimated population in 2018: 5,926 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylor<6>
    • Moosic [Lackawanna County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moosic have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moosic
      • Moosic [Lackawanna County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the southwest of Archbald
      • Estimated population in 2018: 5,777 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moosic
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moosic<6>
    • Exeter [Luzerne County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Exeter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Exeter
      • Exeter [Luzerne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Archbald
      • Estimated population in 2018: 5,592 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Exeter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Exeter<6>
    • Duryea [Luzerne County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duryea have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duryea
      • Duryea [Luzerne County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<5> to the southwest of Archbald
      • Estimated population in 2018: 4,862 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duryea
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duryea<6>
    • Clarks Summit [Lackawanna County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarks Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarks Summit
      • Clarks Summit [Lackawanna County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the west of Archbald
      • Estimated population in 2018: 4,853 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarks Summit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarks Summit<6>
    • West Pittston [Luzerne County]
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      • West Pittston [Luzerne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<5> to the southwest of Archbald
      • Estimated population in 2018: 4,751 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on West Pittston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for West Pittston<6>

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 Archbald. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Archbald.

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Archbald. Our list includes information such as whether the 1895 community had a post office or railroad service. See our List of 1890's Communities around Archbald.

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Archbald. See our Newspapers Page for Archbald.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Archbald ...

Looking for more information about Archbald? 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 Archbald, there are neighboring communities that also have Tourism pages. More information about those communities can be found on our TripAdvisor Page for Archbald.

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About Lackawanna County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

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

The official website for Lackawanna County: www.lackawannacounty.org/

The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/

Footnotes ...

<1>If you're interested in how the shape of Pennsylvania's counties, including Lackawanna, have changed over time, we recommend the Atlas of Historical County Boundaries.
<2>The location has been supplied by the Geographic Names Information System - which is maintained by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS). While these values should be definitive, we have found that accuracy can vary and you should double-check the location if accuracy is required.
<3>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Archbald.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Archbald - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<5>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Archbald) to Point B.

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

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Archbald. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4965, Longitude: -75.5535       In this case, the coordinates for Archbald have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<6>While we're fans and frequent users of TripAdvisor, you should know that we're also members of the TripAdvisor affiliate program.






















 

 

 

 

 


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