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Welcome to Dunmore ...

Dunmore is located in Lackawanna County<1>.

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

When the people of Dunmore refer to themselves (known as a demonym), they frequently use Dunmorean<3>

From the  Census Estimates for 2019, Dunmore has a population of 12,954 people<4> (see below for details).

Dunmore is 1,000 feet [305 m] above sea level.<5>.

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

Population Details ...

Taken from the 2019 Census Estimates, Dunmore had an population of 12,954 people. This is a decrease of 7.85% since the 2010 Census (or a decrease of 7.59% since the 2000 Census).

At the time of the 2010 Census, Dunmore had a population of 14,057 people (or 6.56% of the total population of Lackawanna County). This makes Dunmore the county's 2nd most populous community.

The population of Dunmore represents 0.11% of the population of Pennsylvania (which has 12,702,379 people), making it the state's 41st most populous community.

With a 2010 count of 14,057 people, the population of Dunmore has remained roughly the same as the 2000 Census (which had a count of 14,018 people).

More information can be found on the Census Page for Dunmore.

Communities Also Named Dunmore ...

Using our Gazetteer, we have found that there are 7 communities that are also named Dunmore - they are located in Alberta, Montana, Nova Scotia (3), Ontario and West Virginia.

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

Communities near Dunmore ...

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

  • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Wilkes-Barre
    • Wilkes-Barre [Luzerne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Dunmore
    • Estimated population in 2019: 40,766 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Wilkes-Barre
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Wilkes-Barre<7>
  • Kingston [Luzerne County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Kingston
    • Kingston [Luzerne County] lies 17 miles [27.4 km]<6> to the southwest of Dunmore
    • Estimated population in 2019: 12,812 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Kingston
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Kingston<7>
  • Carbondale [Lackawanna County]
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    • Carbondale [Lackawanna County] lies 12 miles [19.3 km]<6> to the northeast of Dunmore
    • Estimated population in 2019: 8,383 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Carbondale
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Carbondale<7>
  • Old Forge [Lackawanna County]
    • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Old Forge
    • Old Forge [Lackawanna County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Dunmore
    • 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.
    • Estimated population in 2019: 7,894 people
    • Jump to Google Maps centered on Old Forge
    • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Old Forge<7>
  • Continue List   (6 more) ...
    • Pittston [Luzerne County]
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      • Pittston [Luzerne County] lies 10 miles [16.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Dunmore
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,802 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Pittston
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Pittston<7>
    • Archbald [Lackawanna County]
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      • Archbald [Lackawanna County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northeast of Dunmore
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Archbald have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 7,030 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Archbald
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Archbald<7>
    • Exeter [Luzerne County]
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      • Exeter [Luzerne County] lies 11 miles [17.7 km]<6> to the southwest of Dunmore
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Exeter have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,541 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Exeter
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Exeter<7>
    • Swoyersville [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Swoyersville
      • Swoyersville [Luzerne County] lies 15 miles [24.1 km]<6> to the southwest of Dunmore
      • Estimated population in 2019: 5,009 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Swoyersville
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Swoyersville<7>
    • Clarks Summit [Lackawanna County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Clarks Summit
      • Clarks Summit [Lackawanna County] lies 6 miles [9.7 km]<6> to the northwest of Dunmore
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Clarks Summit have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,865 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Clarks Summit
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Clarks Summit<7>
    • Duryea [Luzerne County]
      • Jump to our Gazetteer entry for Duryea
      • Duryea [Luzerne County] lies 8 miles [12.9 km]<6> to the southwest of Dunmore
      • Note: The GPS coordinates that we are using for Duryea have been provided by the GNIS.<2> The coordinates still need to be verified.
      • Estimated population in 2019: 4,852 people
      • Jump to Google Maps centered on Duryea
      • Jump to TripAdvisor's Tourism page for Duryea<7>

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

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

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

TripAdvisor Tourism Pages for Dunmore ...

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

Other Roadside Stops ...

Cities, Towns and Villages of Pennsylvania

About Lackawanna County

About Pennsylvania

Off-the-Road Links ...

Unfortunately, we don't know of a website for Dunmore. 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>A demonym is the name for a resident of a community which is usually derived from (or is related to) the name of that community. In other words, it's how the residents of Dunmore refer to themselves. It's important to note that there aren't any rules for taking a community's name and turning it into a demonym. A demonym is informal and while the majority of Dunmore may use one name, keep in mind that others may use something different.
<4>Population counts have been provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. For more detail, please visit our Census Page for Dunmore.
<5>The elevation is an estimate for the area around Dunmore - it will be higher in some places and lower in others.
<6>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 from Point A (ie- Dunmore) 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 Dunmore. 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 Dunmore

Our distance measurements begin at a specific point in Dunmore. The point we use is located at these GPS coordinates - Latitude: 41.4192, Longitude: -75.6291       In this case, the coordinates for Dunmore have been provided by the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS).
<7>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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