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Welcome to Craig ...

Craig is located in Lackawanna County<1>.

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

Craig is 1,130 feet [344 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Craig ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 28 communities that are also named Craig - they are located in Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, California (2), Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana (2), Iowa, Kansas (2), Michigan, Mississippi (2), Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, New Brunswick, New Mexico, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma (2), Texas and Virginia.

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

Communities near Craig ...

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

  • Scranton [Lackawanna County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Scranton
    • Scranton [Lackawanna County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<4> to the south of Craig
    • Estimated population in 2019: 76,653 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Scranton
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Scranton<5>
  • 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 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the south of Craig
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,954 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dunmore
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dunmore<5>
  • Carbondale [Lackawanna County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Carbondale
    • Carbondale [Lackawanna County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the east of Craig
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,383 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carbondale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carbondale<5>
  • 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Craig
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,894 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Forge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Old Forge<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pittston [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pittston
      • Pittston [Luzerne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<4> to the south of Craig
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,802 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittston<5>
    • Archbald [Lackawanna County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Archbald
      • Archbald [Lackawanna County] lies 7 miles [11.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Craig
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,030 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Archbald
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archbald<5>
    • Blakely [Lackawanna County]
      • 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 our Gazetteer entry for Blakely
      • Blakely [Lackawanna County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the southeast of Craig
      • Estimated population in 2019: 6,210 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Blakely
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Blakely<5>
    • 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 11 miles [17.7 km]<4> to the south of Craig
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,913 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Taylor
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Taylor<5>
    • 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 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the south of Craig
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,832 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moosic
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moosic<5>
    • Dickson City [Lackawanna County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Dickson City have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Dickson City
      • Dickson City [Lackawanna County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<4> to the south of Craig
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,761 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Dickson City
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Dickson City<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 Craig. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Craig.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Craig ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Pennsylvania

About Lackawanna County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Craig. 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 Craig - 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' distance. A straight line distance ignores obstructions like rivers, canyons, lakes, et cetera - it's truly a line from Point A (ie- Craig) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Craig. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.5554, Longitude: -75.6641       In this case, the coordinates for Craig 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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