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Welcome to Austin Heights ...

Austin Heights is located in Lackawanna County<1>.

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

A typical abbreviation for Austin Heights: Austin Hts. (in Canada, 'Hgts.' is the more common abbreviation.)

Austin Heights is 760 feet [232 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Austin Heights ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found another community named Austin Heights - it's located in British Columbia.

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

Communities near Austin Heights ...

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

  • Scranton [Lackawanna County]
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    • Scranton [Lackawanna County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the northeast of Austin Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 76,653 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scranton<5>
  • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County]
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    • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Austin Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 40,766 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkes-Barre<5>
  • Dunmore [Lackawanna County]
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    • Dunmore [Lackawanna County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the northeast of Austin Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,954 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunmore<5>
  • Kingston [Luzerne County]
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    • Kingston [Luzerne County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the southwest of Austin Heights
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,812 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Nanticoke [Luzerne County]
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      • Nanticoke [Luzerne County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southwest of Austin Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 10,312 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Nanticoke<5>
    • Carbondale [Lackawanna County]
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      • Carbondale [Lackawanna County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northeast of Austin Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,383 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carbondale<5>
    • Pittston [Luzerne County]
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      • Pittston [Luzerne County] lies 4 miles [6.4 km]<4> to the southwest of Austin Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,802 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittston<5>
    • Archbald [Lackawanna County]
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      • Archbald [Lackawanna County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the northeast of Austin Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,030 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Archbald have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archbald<5>
    • Blakely [Lackawanna County]
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      • Blakely [Lackawanna County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the northeast of Austin Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,210 people
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Blakely have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blakely
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blakely<5>
    • Plymouth [Luzerne County]
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      • Plymouth [Luzerne County] lies 14 miles [22.5 km]<4> to the southwest of Austin Heights
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,794 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Plymouth<5>

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

Using the information from an 1895 Atlas, we've created a list of communities that were in the area of Austin Heights. 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 Austin Heights.

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Austin Heights ...

Looking for more information about Austin Heights? 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 Austin Heights, there are neighboring communities that do have Tourism pages. A map of those communities can be found with our TripAdvisor Page for Austin Heights.

Other Roadside Stops ...

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About Lackawanna County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Austin Heights. 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>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Austin Heights - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<4>Our distances are not driving distances, but are calculated as a 'straight-line' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Austin Heights) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Austin Heights. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.3829, Longitude: -75.7430       In this case, the coordinates for Austin Heights have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<5>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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