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Welcome to Askam ...
The location of Askam has been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (ie- the GNIS).<2>
Askam is 630 feet [192 m] above sea level.<3>.
Time Zone: Askam lies in the Eastern Time Zone (EST/EDT) and observes daylight saving time
Askam is within the boundaries of the (570) area code.
Communities near Askam ...
We have created a list of 10 communities that are near Askam.
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 Askam. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Askam.
Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Askam. 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 Askam.
We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Askam. See our Newspapers Page for Askam.
TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Askam ...
Looking for more information about Askam? 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.
While we are unaware of a Tourism page that is specific to Askam, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Askam.
Adding Askam to Our Gazetteer ...
We originally found mention of Askam in both the FIPS-55 and the GNIS. For more information, see the FIPS and GNIS Codes sections on our Miscellaneous Page.
In addition, our notes show that the earliest dated mention that we've found for Askam was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).
We also found Askam on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).
For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Askam on our Genealogy Page.
Other Roadside Stops ...
Off-the-Road Links ...
Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Askam. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.
The official website for Luzerne County: www.luzernecounty.org/
The official website for State of Pennsylvania: https://www.pa.gov/
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This page was last modified: 27 Apr 2022