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Welcome to Clarks Summit ...

Clarks Summit is located in Lackawanna County<1>.

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

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Clarks Summit has a population of 4,865 people<3> (see below for details).

Clarks Summit is 1,280 feet [390 m] above sea level.<4>.

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

Websites for Clarks Summit ...

Official Website: www.clarkssummitboro.org/

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Clarks Summit had an population of 4,865 people. This is a decrease of 4.91% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 5.09% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Clarks Summit had a population of 5,116 people. This makes Clarks Summit the county's 11th most populous community.

The population of Clarks Summit represents 0.04% of the total population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 190th most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 5,116 people, the population of Clarks Summit has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (with a count of 5,126 people).

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

Communities near Clarks Summit ...

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

  • Scranton [Lackawanna County]
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    • Scranton [Lackawanna County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Clarks Summit
    • Estimated population in 2019: 76,653 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scranton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scranton<6>
  • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County]
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    • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<5> to the southwest of Clarks Summit
    • Estimated population in 2019: 40,766 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkes-Barre
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkes-Barre<6>
  • Dunmore [Lackawanna County]
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    • Dunmore [Lackawanna County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the southeast of Clarks Summit
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,954 people
    • 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 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 18 miles [29 km]<5> to the southwest of Clarks Summit
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,812 people
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    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston<6>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Carbondale [Lackawanna County]
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      • Carbondale [Lackawanna County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the northeast of Clarks Summit
      • Estimated population in 2019: 8,383 people
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      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carbondale<6>
    • Old Forge [Lackawanna County]
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      • Old Forge [Lackawanna County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Clarks Summit
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,894 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.
      • 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 12 miles [19.3 km]<5> to the south of Clarks Summit
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,802 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 Summit
      • 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.
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Archbald
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archbald<6>
    • Taylor [Lackawanna County]
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      • Taylor [Lackawanna County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<5> to the south of Clarks Summit
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,913 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 8 miles [12.9 km]<5> to the south of Clarks Summit
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,832 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 Summit. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Clarks Summit.

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

We also have a detailed list of newspapers that have been published in the area around Clarks Summit. Our list includes 5 papers. See our Newspapers Page for Clarks Summit.

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Clarks Summit ...

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

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About Lackawanna County

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Off-the-Road Links ...

The official website for Clarks Summit: www.clarkssummitboro.org/

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 Summit.
<4>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Clarks Summit - 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' (or point-to-point) distance. A straight line distance ignores things like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line drawn from Point A (ie- Clarks Summit) 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 Clarks Summit. Since we usually use Google Maps, we've provided the following link for your convenience: Google Map and Driving Directions starting from Clarks Summit

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Clarks Summit. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4917, Longitude: -75.7077       In this case, the coordinates for Clarks Summit 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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