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Welcome to Clarks Green ...

Clarks Green is located in Lackawanna County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Clarks Green has a population of 1,393 people<3> (see below for details).

We don't have a date for the establishment of Clarks Green.

Clarks Green is 1,420 feet [433 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Clarks Green had an population of 1,393 people. This is a decrease of 5.62% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 14.54% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Clarks Green had a population of 1,476 people. This makes Clarks Green the county's 17th most populous community.

The population of Clarks Green represents 0.01% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 511st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 1,476 people, the population of Clarks Green decreased 9.45% from the 2000 Census (with a count of 1,630 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Clarks Green.

Communities near Clarks Green ...

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

  • Scranton [Lackawanna County]
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    • Scranton [Lackawanna County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Clarks Green
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 76,532 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scranton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scranton<6>
  • Dunmore [Lackawanna County]
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    • Dunmore [Lackawanna County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Clarks Green
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,836 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunmore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunmore<6>
  • Kingston [Luzerne County]
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    • Kingston [Luzerne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Clarks Green
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 12,787 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston<6>
  • Carbondale [Lackawanna County]
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    • Carbondale [Lackawanna County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<5> to the northeast of Clarks Green
    • Population from the 2020 Census: 8,380 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carbondale<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Old Forge [Lackawanna County]
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      • Old Forge [Lackawanna County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Clarks Green
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,838 people
      • 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.
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Old Forge<6>
    • Pittston [Luzerne County]
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      • Pittston [Luzerne County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<5> to the south of Clarks Green
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,724 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittston<6>
    • Archbald [Lackawanna County]
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      • Archbald [Lackawanna County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the east of Clarks Green
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 7,055 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<6>
    • Blakely [Lackawanna County]
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      • Blakely [Lackawanna County] lies 5 miles [8 km]<5> to the east of Clarks Green
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 6,174 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<6>
    • Taylor [Lackawanna County]
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      • Taylor [Lackawanna County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<5> to the south of Clarks Green
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,879 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Taylor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylor<6>
    • Moosic [Lackawanna County]
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      • Moosic [Lackawanna County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<5> to the south of Clarks Green
      • Population from the 2020 Census: 5,813 people
      • 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 Google Maps centered on Moosic
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moosic<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 Clarks Green. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Clarks Green.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clarks Green ...

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

Adding Clarks Green to Our Gazetteer ...

We originally found mention of Clarks Green 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 Clarks Green was in the Business Atlas and Shippers' Guide (1895).

We also found Clarks Green on a map titled Rand McNally Map of Pennsylvania (1911).

For more details about the above, see References and Mentions for Clarks Green on our Genealogy Page.

Mentions & References for Clarks Green

The Communities of Pennsylvania

About Lackawanna County

About Pennsylvania

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Clarks Green. 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 Clarks Green.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clarks Green - 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 from Point A (ie- Clarks Green) 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 Clarks Green. 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 Clarks GreenOur distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clarks Green. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5015, Longitude: -75.6913       In this case, the coordinates for Clarks Green 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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