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Welcome to Cresco ...

Cresco is located in Monroe County<1>.

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

Cresco is 1,180 feet [360 m] above sea level.<3>.

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

Communities Also Named Cresco ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Cresco - they are located in Indiana, Iowa, Kansas (4) and New Mexico.

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

Communities near Cresco ...

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

  • East Stroudsburg [Monroe County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for East Stroudsburg have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for East Stroudsburg
    • East Stroudsburg [Monroe County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<4> to the southeast of Cresco
    • Estimated population in 2019: 10,433 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on East Stroudsburg
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for East Stroudsburg<5>
  • Stroudsburg [Monroe County]
  • Pen Argyl [Northampton County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pen Argyl have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pen Argyl
    • Pen Argyl [Northampton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Cresco
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,556 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pen Argyl
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pen Argyl<5>
  • Mount Pocono [Monroe County]
    • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Mount Pocono have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Mount Pocono
    • Mount Pocono [Monroe County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<4> to the west of Cresco
    • Estimated population in 2019: 3,119 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Mount Pocono
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Mount Pocono<5>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Moscow [Lackawanna County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Moscow have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Moscow
      • Moscow [Lackawanna County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the northwest of Cresco
      • Estimated population in 2019: 2,035 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Moscow
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Moscow<5>
    • Roseto [Northampton County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Roseto have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Roseto
      • Roseto [Northampton County] lies 19 miles [30.6 km]<4> to the south of Cresco
      • Estimated population in 2019: 1,540 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Roseto
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Roseto<5>
    • Delaware Water Gap [Monroe County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Delaware Water Gap have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Delaware Water Gap
      • Delaware Water Gap [Monroe County] lies 13 miles [20.9 km]<4> to the southeast of Cresco
      • Estimated population in 2019: 752 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Delaware Water Gap
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Delaware Water Gap<5>
    • Portland [Northampton County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Portland
      • Portland [Northampton County] lies 18 miles [29 km]<4> to the southeast of Cresco
      • Estimated population in 2019: 513 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Portland
    • Tobyhanna [Monroe County]
    • Pocono Pines [Monroe County]
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Pocono Pines have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Pocono Pines
      • Pocono Pines [Monroe County] lies 9 miles [14.5 km]<4> to the west of Cresco
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pocono Pines
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pocono Pines<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 Cresco. Our list includes the location of those cemeteries and we provide an overhead view. See our Cemetery List for Cresco.

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Cresco ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Visit our Community Index for Pennsylvania

About Monroe County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Cresco. If you can help, please contact us through our Feedback Page.

The official website for Monroe County: www.co.monroe.pa.us/

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 Monroe, 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 Cresco - 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 drawn from Point A (ie- Cresco) to Point B.

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Cresco. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.1540, Longitude: -75.2805       In this case, the coordinates for Cresco 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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